Derek's Gift: A True Story of Love, Courage and Lessons Learned [NOOK Book]

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When high school senior Derek Sheckman was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he began keeping a journal filled with insights. Bestselling author Michael J. Tougias and teacher Buck Harris take us through Derek's journal and the lessons we can learn from it, as well as the amazing journey of the five key people Derek's life. This story shows us the true meaning of love and courage, and has the ability to enrich us all.

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Derek's Gift: A True Story of Love, Courage and Lessons Learned

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Overview

When high school senior Derek Sheckman was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he began keeping a journal filled with insights. Bestselling author Michael J. Tougias and teacher Buck Harris take us through Derek's journal and the lessons we can learn from it, as well as the amazing journey of the five key people Derek's life. This story shows us the true meaning of love and courage, and has the ability to enrich us all.

If you liked Tuesdays With Morrie, The Fault in Our Stars or The Last Lecture, you must read Derek s Gift. Perhaps your life journey will change as a result.


Praise for Other Books by Michael J. Tougias:

Kirkus:
“Tougias creates a suspenseful, tautly rendered story that leaves readers breathless but well-satisfied.”

Los Angeles Times:
“A breath-taking book.”

The Day:
“If you start this book it will be hard to put it down until you finish.”

New York Post:
“Riveting and meticulously researched.”

Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award Winner:
“An incredible tale of heroism and sacrifice.”

National Geographic Adventure:
“Tougias spins a dramatic saga…”

The Providence Journal:
“One of Tougias’ great skills as a writer is to put you right there … he builds the drama expertly.”

Jonesville Gazette:
“The one book that will stay with me the longest from a all those I read this year.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149293636
  • Publisher: Nortia Press
  • Publication date: 5/7/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 512 KB

Meet the Author

Michael J. Tougias is the author of 21 books, several of which are national bestsellers. His co-written book The Finest Hours is being made into a major motion picture by Disney. His website is: www.michaeltougias.com

Buck Harris is a high school health teacher who has been using Derek’s journal in the classroom for the last ten years. His website is: www.buckharrisconsulting.com
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