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Publication Date: 2014
Series: ZonderKidz Biography
From Inner-City Nobody to Brilliant Neurosurgeon
When Ben Carson was in school, his classmates called him the class dummy. Manyincluding Ben himselfdoubted that he would ever amount to anything. But his mother never let him quit. She encouraged Ben to do better and reach higher for his dreams, and eventually he discovered a deep love of learning. Today this young boy from the inner-city is one of the worlds greatest pediatric neurosurgeons. Through determination and lot of hard work, Ben overcame his many obstacles and is now dedicated to saving the lives of critically ill children around the world.
Gregg Lewis is an award-winning author and coauthor 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 coauthored 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.
VCH5 Stars Out Of 5Great BookNovember 23, 2015VCHQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought "Gifted Hands" for Children to read to my grandchildren while staying at their house when their parents were gone for 10 days. There is a twin boy and girl that are 11 and a girl that is 9. They absolutely loved hearing about the boy Ben and how he went from class dummy to brain surgeon. They looked forward to our reading before bed time each night.