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I Still Dream Big

Author : Penny B. Wolf MSW
ISBN : 1449030971
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Kelly was a seventeen-year-old star of her high school basketball team Gevon was a twelve-year-old who played linebacker for his middle school football team Crystle was a nineteen-year-old college student with big plans for the future One day youre hanging out with friends at the mall, playing basketball at school, dreaming about your latest crush, and the next youre in the hospital hooked up to tubes and wondering whether or not youll ever feel normal again. Getting sick was never part of the plan. Lupus. Diabetes. Rheumatoid Arthritis. Crohns. Multiple Sclerosis. No matter what the diagnosis, teens with chronic illnesses share one thing in common: their lives have been changed forever by illness. Seventeen young adults share their personal stories in I Still Dream Big. Their tenacity and spirit are an inspiration to us all. The voices of the teens profiled in this book are filled with hope and optimism despite the very real challenges they face. While some of their goals may have changed, these kids still have high hopes and big dreams for the future. Above all, they refuse to be defined by illness. Seventeen-year-old history buff, Jamie, sums it up with these words, "You define yourself, not something written in a medical chart." When someone gets sick, family and friends are affected as well. The stories of these seventeen teens are important, not only for teens with chronic illness, but for the people who love them and want so much to understand the emotional and physical challenges their best friends and loved ones face. I Still Dream Big is a celebration of life and a reminder to all of us to hold onto our own dreams for the futureand to remember to DREAM BIG.

Fear Less

Author : Lou Hamilton
ISBN : 9781409174714
Genre : Self-Help
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A unique guide to taking control of your imagination, confronting your fears and finding your true purpose. When we lose touch with our imaginations, we can become paralysed by fear, doubt and anxiety. But if we take back control of the imagination, our creativity becomes an amazingly powerful tool for identifying, confronting and controlling our fears. Artist and creative life coach Lou Hamilton guides you through a series of insights and simple creative exercises which gradually build your creative confidence while encouraging you to express your thoughts and ideas, giving you deeper understanding of your fears and your dreams. The book draws upon Hamilton's own experiences, scientific studies of creativity and happiness, conversations with successful artists and business owners, and the wisdom of world-famous innovators like Elon Musk, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson, whose ability to think unconventionally made them billionaires. This is a unique self-help guide offering no-nonsense expert advice and a clear path to confidence, creativity and self-discovery.

In These Girls Hope Is A Muscle

Author : Madeleine Blais
ISBN : 9780802193421
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Originally published in 1995, Madeleine Blais’ In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle is a modern sports writing classic. Expanded and updated with a new epilogue, Blais’ book tells the story of a season in the life of the Amherst Lady Hurricanes a girls’ high school basketball team from the Western Massachusetts college town. The Hurricanes were a talented team with a near-perfect record, but for five straight years, when it came to the crunch of the playoffs, they somehow lacked the desire to go all the way. Now, led by senior guards Jen Pariseau, a three-point specialist, and Jamila Wideman, an All-American phenom, this was the year to prove themselves. It was a season to test their passion for the sport and their loyalty to each other, and a chance to discover who they really were. As an off-season of summer jobs and basketball camps turns to fall, as students arrive and the games begin, Blais charts the ups and downs of the team and paints a portrait of the wider Amherst community, which comes to revel in the athletic exploits of their girls. Finally, a women’s team was getting the attention they deserve. And the Hurricanes were richly deserving; these teenage girls are fierce and funny, smart and ambitious, and they are the heart of this gripping book.


Author : Jane Velez-Mitchell
ISBN : 9780757313714
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author relates how her experiences trying to overcome addictions has helped her be more self-aware, embrace her ethnic identity, and accept her sexual orientation.

Dream Big

Author : Devan Doan
ISBN : 9781449701321
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Devan Doan started her life with dreams of being an Olympic athlete. What never occurred to her was the possibility of becoming a world class powerlifter. Thanks to the inspiration of her father, and the encouragement to always make her dreams come true, this story travels along Devans journey. Exploring all the experiences life threw at her from the greatest moments of success and joy to the lowest moments of disappointment, death, and depression. Combining the basis of her strong faith and incredible love for her family, Devan learns a valuable lesson. She discovers who she is, who she wants to be, and just what life and her journey are all about.

Dream Big

Author : Deborah Opara
ISBN : 9781503530195
Genre : Fiction
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After Savannah hears the news of seeing her stepdad, she suddenly falls asleep and goes into this very deep sleep over mysteries. Was this dream supposed to show Savannah something? Is it a comeback?

Your Inner Child Is Calling

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ISBN : 1301041882
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And Yet I Still Have Dreams

Author : Joanna Wiszniewicz
ISBN : 9780810118140
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A brutally honest memoir of adolescence in the Warsaw ghetto and coming to terms with the memories years later

The Demise Of Alexis Vancamp

Author : Karen Williams
ISBN : 9781622861378
Genre : Fiction
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Bestselling urban author Karen Williams returns with another explosive tale of obsessive love gone horribly wrong. Twenty-four-year-old Alexis Vancamp has the world at her feet. She is young, beautiful, educated, and adored by her family, fiancé, and friends. Just when she thinks her life is set, in walks sexy, thugged-out Santana. He's a dangerous man with a dark secret, a rough past, and a plan to get Alexis under his thumb. Despite the warnings from the people around her, Alexis finds herself drawn to this man. To have him means to lose everything, but none of this bothers Alexis as long as she has him in her world. Santana soon leads Alexis down a destructive path. He turns her away from her family and friends. Alexis's sheltered life dissipates as she finds herself wrapped up in deceit, violence, lies, and trouble with the law. Despite losing almost everything, Alexis still refuses to let Santana go. When his mind-blowing secret is revealed, will she step away before it's too late?


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