What can be more moving than an idealistic teenager inspired by literature? David Sloan shares his own love of literature and his years of teaching this many-faceted subject to high schoolers. Recent studies have revealed that adult cite their language arts classes in high school as the most influential in inspiring them towards their future and for their moral development. This jewel of a book shares decades of experience in enticing youngsters to plumb the depths of possibilities in the great literature of all time, ancient and contemporary alike. Teachers and parents will find much to inspire them in using stories to uplift, engage, dream, problem solve, pursue adventure and to love and honor worthy leaders, worthy goals.