START YOUR OWN HEROIC JOURNEY
Everyone can be a hero! I’ve compiled these resources to help you start your own heroic journey or inspire young heroes in your life. These videos, articles, books, and more can be used in the classroom or at home – come along and join the hero’s trail.
THE HERO’S TRAIL
We need our heroes, today more than ever. Not just celebrities, but real heroes — people whose character enables them to triumph over great obstacles. And to make a genuine difference to our world.
That is the core of this groundbreaking book. Combining moving profiles of heroic young people with insightful commentary, T.A. Barron eloquently shows that heroes can be lasting inspirations — trail guides on our journeys through life. [more]
THE WISDOM OF MERLIN
From T. A. Barron comes a non-fiction book that explores what is, perhaps, Merlin’s single greatest idea: Magic surrounds us and lives in every person.
The Wisdom of Merlin: 7 Magical Words for a Meaningful Life, expands on that idea. This book holds Merlin’s magical insights – including his seven most magical words – and how they apply to our own lives.
We’re delighted to provide a set of educational materials to teachers, librarians, and homeschool educators. Each packet includes resources to use in exploring the concept of heroes with their students. Visit T. A. Barron’s website to download or order these complimentary materials for use in your library or classroom.
Each packet includes:
- Posters and maps from T. A. Barron’s novels
- The T. A. Barron Video Collection
- Book Discussion Guides
- Articles by T. A. Barron
- Inspirational quotes from The Hero’s Trail
- Barron Prize Brochure
- The Hero’s Trail Study Guide
- Dream Big Video Collection Flyer
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS
Washington Post – KidsPost – September 23, 2019
25 Young Heroes Who Are Tackling Environmental And Social Issues
Forbes.com – September 17, 2019
These kids are making the world a better place
Mother Nature Network – September 17, 2019
Meet 20 kids who are changing the world right now
Mother Nature Network – November 1, 2017
Here & Now — November 4, 2016 | PDF
Having Kids Won’t Hurt the Planet if We Teach Them how to Save It
Outside Online — September 29, 2016 | PDF
Barron Prize encourages youths who ‘make the world better’
Christian Science Monitor — September 21, 2015 | PDF
What ELSE do you do?: Five questions for T. A. Barron
Horn Book – Read Roger Blog — April 9, 2015 | PDF
Youth Perspective: Sustainable Innovation for the World
Thomson Reuters Sustainability — April 2015 | PDF
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