Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

By (author) Gregg Lewis , By (author) Deborah Shaw Lewis

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Learn the inspiring true story of an angry inner-city boy grew up to become one of the world's greatest neurosurgeons. Many had given up on Ben, including himself, but his mother never did. She encouraged him to do better and reach higher for his dreams. Kids will learn how anything is possible with faith and determination. Photographs of Ben and his family are placed throughout the text.

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 132.08 x 185.42 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • 01 Jan 2010
  • ZONDERVAN
  • Zonderkidz
  • Grand Rapids
  • English
  • Kids ed
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0310719038
  • 9780310719038
  • 16,160

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Deborah Shaw Lewis has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books, 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. Gregg Lewis is an award winning author or coauthor of more than fifty books, including Take the Risk and The Big Picture with Dr. Ben Carson, Tom Landry: An Autobiography, Forgiving the Dead Man Walking with Debbie Morris, Jesus M.D., and Safe at Home. Gregg Lewis es un escritor galardonado coescritor de cuarenta libros, incluyendo Tom Landry. Una autobiografia, La foto Grande con Dr. Ben Carson, Perdonando al Hombre Muerto Caminando con Debbie Morris, Jesus M.D.Y Seguros en Casa.

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Ben Carson used to be the class dummy. Today he is one of the world's most brilliant surgeons. Gifted Hands Kids Edition tells the extraordinary true story of an angry, young boy from the inner city who, through faith and determination, grew up to become one of the world's leading pediatric neurosurgeons. When Ben was in school, his peers called him the class dummy. But his mother encouraged him to succeed, and Ben discovered a deep love of learning. Ben found that anything is possible with trust and determination.

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