Change your thinking; change your life!
A Teen's Guide To T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G.
After telling the story of how he overcame an inner-city background to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon (Gifted Hands), Dr. Ben Carson now gives students an inspirational look at the philosophy of life that helped him meet life's obstacles and leap over them, using his lessons to help students learn to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. as well.
Throughout his life, renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has needed to overcome many obstacles: His father leaving the family; being considered stupid by his classmates in grade school; growing up in inner-city Detroit; and having a violent temper. But Dr. Carson didn't let his circumstances control him, and instead discovered eight principles that helped shape his future.
In You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to Think Big,
Dr. Carson unpacks the eight important parts of Thinking Big—
* being Nice
* In-Depth learning
* and God
...and presents the stories of people who demonstrated those things in his life. By applying the idea of T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. to your life, and by looking at those around you as well, you too can overcome obstacles and work toward achieving your dreams.
How did Ben Carson overcome the effects of a fatherless home, the "stupid" label fellow classmates gave him, the effects of the ghetto and a violent temper? This New York Times bestselling author
shares the secret of his success—the 8 principles that helped shape his future. Learn how to capture your brain's strength. Includes discussion questions at the back of the book.
How many teens do you know who seem to be just aimlessly floating around out their with no goals in life? You can do something about it! Get a copy of this book in their hands! Make sure your sons and grandsons have a copy. See that each young person in your speer of influence—in the classroom, in Sunday school, in the youth group—has a copy. Buy it yourself so you can share priceless help with young people. Make a difference in the life of a young person!About the Author
is an emeritus professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In 1984, he was named director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a position he retired from in 2013. In 2008, he was named the inaugural recipient of a professorship in his name, the Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., and Dr. Evelyn Spiro, R.N., Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Also in 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. He was the keynote speaker for the President's National Prayer Breakfasts in 1997 and 2013. Through his philanthropic foundation, the Carson Scholars Fund, he strives to maximize the intellectual potential of every child.
An internationally renowned physician, Dr. Carson has authored over a hundred neurosurgical publications and has been awarded more than sixty honorary doctorate degrees and dozens of national merit citations. Dr. Carson has written six best-selling books, and his fifth book, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great,
released in early 2012, made the New York Times Bestseller List. His sixth book, One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future,
was released in 2014, and became a number one New York Times bestseller. He is a syndicated columnist and a highly sought-after, world-renowned inspirational and motivational speaker.
is an award-winning author and co-author of more than fifty books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, Take the Risk
and The Big Picture.
Deborah Shaw Lewis
has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story,
has taught school, does professional storytelling, speaks on motherhood and family issues, and holds a master's degree in early childhood development. She and Gregg are the parents of five children.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.7" Height: 1"
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Release Date Feb 3, 2015
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
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