Inspire Young Heroes
I’ve compiled these resources – videos, articles, and more – with teachers and parents in mind. They can be used in the classroom or at home to inspire the young heroes in your life.
I’m delighted to provide a set of our Young Heroes Materials for educators to help teach students what it means to be a hero. The free packet includes educational materials and the Dream Big documentary DVD.
- Informational flyer about Dream Big
- Young Heroes Activity & Discussion Guide
- Heroes Bibliography
- Results of a recent national survey about teens’ heroes
- Barron Prize Brochure
This documentary profiles a diverse group of passionate young people who are making the world a better place.
- Profiles of seven heroic young people
- A special interview with Jane Goodall
- Narration by author T.A. Barron
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Articles, Interviews, & Media Coverage
The Power of Young People to Change the World
Dream of a Nation Anthology — May 2011
The Importance of Heroes
Penguin Youth Voices, T. A. Barron — April 2009
Author Hopes to Inspire a Hero in Every Child
Hawken School News — March 2007
Check out this playlist of videos that I hope will help answer the question “What does it mean to be a hero?” The collection includes a video featuring Jane Goodall.
And here are two videos about heroes made by students at a school in Ohio.