Secret of the Peaceful Warrior: A Story About Courage and Love

by Dan Millman

Other authorsT. Taylor Bruce (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 1991



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H.J. Kramer, Inc. (1991), Edition: Library Ed, 32 pages


An old man named Socrates shows Danny that the best way of dealing with a bully is the way of the peaceful warrior, through courage and love.


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Physical description

32 p.; 7.9 inches


0915811235 / 9780915811236



User reviews

LibraryThing member ShellyCBuchanan
Dan is constantly bullied by a kids at school. He learns from a new friend's grandfather through conversation and lessons how to learn and teach others through peaceful reactions and behavior towards others. The illustrations literally glow with the light of understanding as this young boy finds his way to understanding the power of reaching out to others who, while they may appear violent and angry, are truly lonely and hurt inside.… (more)
LibraryThing member thuvan0301
Danny moved to a new environment. He encounter the bully on his first day of school. He first want to hide and run away from the problem, but he fortunate to have a wise mentor, Socrate, who teaches him how to defend himself and not bully other but reconcile and have sympathy with his bully who eventually become his friend. He learned to have the courage to face his fear.… (more)
LibraryThing member uufnn
Excellent illustrations. Danny moves to new neighborhood, is bothered by a bully. A young girl helps him meet her grandfather, who teaches Danny about beating his fear in new situations or new challenges. He learns to overcome his fears by using secrets of a "peaceful warrior". In the process, he turns an enemy into a friend. Source: dust jacket… (more)
LibraryThing member juniperSun
A good book to motivate kids to keep practicing when learning any new skill. Danny learns to let go of his fear and think about how others may be feeling. He gets lessons from a friend's grandfather in exchange for helping him in the garden.




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