You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to Think Big
Buy Item $8.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 53% ($10.00)
In Stock
Stock No: WW745990
Zondervan / 2015 / Hardcover
Quantity:

Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
eBook $2.99 View Details
Quantity:


Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to Think Big

Zondervan / 2015 / Hardcover

Buy 44 or more for $8.54 each.
In Stock
Stock No: WW745990


  • Other Formats (5)
  • Others Also Purchased (1)
Other Formats (5)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $8.99
    Retail: $18.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.99
  2. In Stock
    $2.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $2.99
  3. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $12.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.99
  4. In Stock
    $16.49
    Retail: $22.99
    Add To Cart
    $16.49
  5. In Stock
    $18.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $18.99
Others Also Purchased (1)

Product Description

Growing up, renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson faced many challenges: abandonment by his father, trouble at school, the turbulence of inner-city Detroit, and violent temper. But instead of letting his circumstances control him, Dr. Carson discovered eight principles that turned his future upside down. In You Have a Brain, Dr. Carson gives students an inspirational look at the transformative philosophy that helped him meet life's obstacles and leap over them, motivating teens to think big, dream big, and break free of any fear that holds them back.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Zondervan
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 8.75 X 5.75 X .75 (inches)
ISBN: 0310745993
ISBN-13: 9780310745990

Related Products

  1. Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
    Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
  2. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Revised Kids' Edition
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Revised Kids' Edition
    Gregg Lewis, Deborah Shaw Lewis
    ZonderKidz / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
  3. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, DVD
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, DVD
    Affirm Films / 2009 / DVD
    $11.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 23% ($3.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 62 Reviews
  4. Generation Change: Roll Up Your Sleeves and Change the World
    Generation Change: Roll Up Your Sleeves and Change the World
    Zach Hunter
    Zondervan / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $0.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 92% ($12.00)

Publisher's Description

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—Talent, Honesty, Insight, being Nice, Knowledge, Books, 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.

Includes discussion questions at the back of the book.

.

Author Bio

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., became the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1984 at the age of 33, making him the youngest major division director in the hospital's history. He has written and published nine books, four of which were co-authored with Candy,  his wife of 40 years. Dr. Carson was the recipient of the 2006 Spingarn Medal. In June 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. U.S. News Media Group and Harvard's Center for Public Leadership recognized Dr. Carson as one of "America's Best Leaders" in 2008. In 2014, the Gallup Organization, in their annual survey, named Dr. Carson as one of the 10 Most Admired Men in the World.

Dr. Carson and his wife are co-founders of the Carson Scholars Fund, which recognizes young people of all backgrounds for exceptional academic and humanitarian accomplishments. In addition, Dr. Carson is now the Honorary National Chairman of the My Faith Votes campaign and continues to work tirelessly for the cause of the American people.

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.

 

Editorial Reviews

The title of You Have a Brain: A Teen’s Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G centers on the advice Ben Carson’s mother gave him and his brother: you have a brain–use it. The well-known neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has overcome the obstacles of his father’s leaving the family, being considered stupid by his classmates in grade school, and having a violent temper. He articulates eight principles that helped shape his future and which make up thinking big: Talent, Honesty, Insight, being Nice, Knowledge, Books, In-Depth Learning, and God. Writing for a teen audience, Carson amply demonstrates that the effective use of one’s brain does trump peer pressure. In his experience, “peers” were actually People Encouraging Errors, Rudeness and stupidity. Carson also makes clear that his own battle with an out-of-control temper required help from God, though using his brain to recognize the need was essential. Gregg Lewis is the author or coauthor of more than 50 books, and Deborah Shaw Lewis has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books; the two are the parents of five children. As a team they have worked with Dr. Carson and are able to articulate insights in a fashion that encourages personal assessment. Leroy Hommerding, CLJ

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.