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Teen's Game Plan for Life
     

Teen's Game Plan for Life

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by Lou Holtz
 

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After decades of helping to mold teenagers into adults as a highly successful football coach, including a national championship as the coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Lou Holtz shares a common sense message with teens in an easily understood game plan for life. He speaks clearly and persuasively to a generation that is "being asked to make important decisions

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After decades of helping to mold teenagers into adults as a highly successful football coach, including a national championship as the coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Lou Holtz shares a common sense message with teens in an easily understood game plan for life. He speaks clearly and persuasively to a generation that is "being asked to make important decisions that have adult consequences earlier than any previous generation." "In today's social climate," he tells them, "your ability to know how to make good decisions becomes more important than ever before." Lou Holtz is a highly sought-after speaker and author who for years has challenged and motivated adults. Now in a book that parents will want for their teen-age children he spells out his tested, proven game plan for life. Teens that want to define their life goals and then go about reaching them will want to read A TEEN'S GAME PLAN FOR LIFE.

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What do you know about Bears? Do you know how many species of Bears there are in the wild today?

This book uncovers more than 51 amazing facts about Bears. You may know something about Bears already, but many of these facts will be brand new.

Facts like…. What color is the skin of a Polar Bear? Where did the character “Winnie the Pooh” get its name? What is the name of South America’s only Bear?

Be ready to expand your knowledge about these extra-ordinary creatures.

This book is full of color images, bursting with little known facts. Easy to read and understand - perfect for young and older readers - ages 6 to 100!

TJ Rob — www.TJRob.com

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Book Contents:

#1. How many species of Bears are there?

#2. Where do you find Bears today?

#3. How fast can Bears run?

#4. Is a Polar Bear’s fur really white?

#5. What color skin do Polar Bears have?

#6. Do Polar Bears favor one giant paw over the other?

#7. Can the biggest Bear jump?

#8. How far do Polar Bears roam?

#9. How much can a Polar Bear eat?

#10. How are the names “Arctic” and “Antarctic” connected to Bears?

#11. What are the only true meat-eating Bears?

#12. Does a Polar Bear have a cloak of invisibility?

#13. Are Koala Bears really Bears?

#14. Are Giant Panda Bears endangered?

#15. What human illnesses do Giant Panda Bears suffer from?

#16. What do Giant Pandas eat a ton of?

#17. Do Giant Pandas bite?

#18. Can Bears retract their claws?

#19. Do different Bear species have different shaped claws?

#20. What animal do Sloth Bears look a lot like?

#21. Where do Sloth Bears live?

#22. How are Sloth Bears different from other Bears?

#23. What strange eating habits do Sloth Bears have?

#24. How much does a tiny baby Bear grow?

#25. Where do Sun Bears get their name?

#26. What other weird feature do Sun Bears have?

#27. What other surprises do Sun Bears have?

#28 Where do Grizzly Bears get their name?

#29. Where do Grizzly Bears get their fearsome reputation?

#30. How good are a Grizzly Bear’s senses?

#31. How do Grizzlies prepare for their hibernation?

#32. Do Grizzlies love water?

#33. What is South America’s only Bear?

#34. Are Spectacled Bears shy creatures?

#35. What is one difference between Spectacled Bears and other Bears?

#36. How many teeth do Bears have?

#37. Are all American Black Bears black in color?

#38. What are the differences between Black Bears and Grizzly Bears?

#39. Do you know these Bear hibernating facts?

#40. Can all Bears climb?

#41. Of which countries are Bears the national animal?

#42. Do you know where the Teddy Bear got its name?

#43. Which famous poet kept a Bear as a pet instead of a dog?

#44. Do you know that Winnie the Pooh was based on a real Bear?

#45. Why do Bears stand on two legs?

#46. Do you know these Bear facts?

#47. What about these Bear facts?

#48. What are the only predators willing to take on a Bear?

#49. Where are the car license plates shaped like Polar Bears?

#50. Which USA State has an extinct Bear in its flag?

#51. Are Bears smart animals?

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933495095
Publisher:
Ave Maria Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
107,418
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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A LETTER TO ALL TEENS FROM LOU HOLTZ

Because of today's social climate, your ability to know how to make good decisions becomes more important than ever before.

To My Teenage Friends,

You have more choices and decisions before you than any previous generation.

Because of the increase in the number of families with both parents working, and the increase in the number of single parent families, you are being asked, on your own, to make important decisions that have adult consequences earlier than any previous generation. I imagine a number of you already perform adult functions, like providing care, supervising, and cooking for a younger sibling. You are to be commended.

So often the good achievements of young people go unnoticed while bad actions like school shootings, drug overdoses, or a teenage killing over a pair of sneakers make the headlines today.

Why would a teenager take such extreme actions that tarnish the reputation of an entire generation, you may ask? Some of these incidents may involve drug use, or a lack of respect brought on by low self-esteem. Some actions are beyond comprehension.

However, we do know that when a young person performs actions such as these, they are stealing future opportunities and chances from themselves.

Because of today's social climate, your ability to know how to make good decisions becomes more important than ever before.

The nature of making good decisions and leading successful lives remains the same as when your parents and grandparents were your age. How to make those decisions and understand some of the important things of life is what I hope to pass on to you.

I will share some simple and easy-to-apply rules for success that I have used myself. Believe it or not, I was once a teenager, too. In fact, I wasn't a good student and I wasn't a good athlete. My gift was common sense, something I have been fortunate enough to have possessed my whole life.

I'm going to share with you a game plan for life that I hope will help you to understand what is important and how you can make good decisions in the future.

I believe this is a formula for success that you can use from this day forward.

My prayers are with you as you try to be all that God intends for you.

Coach Lou Holtz

Author Biography: Lou Holtz was head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1986 to 1996, winning the National Championship in 1988. Holtz is now the head football coach at the University of South Carolina. In 2000, Holtz became the first coach to lead four different schools to top 20 finishes (North Carolina, Arkansas, Notre Dame, South Carolina). Holtz is a master motivational speaker and a former analyst for CBS Sports. Lou Holtz and his wife Beth are parents to four grown children. This is his third book.

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Regis Philbin
How I wish I could start over again - this time with this book as my guide. Nobody explains the reasons for success and defeat better than Lou Holtz. I don't care how old you are. This book can change your life.

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4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was more motivational. It showed the consequences that come with not making certain decisions at certain time. Like if I were to procrastinate my applications I would have regretted not being able to keep my options. The author also used his own life experiences, and did not necessarily have that nagging sense the author allow you to make the decisions because you were going to have to deal with what ever consequences of that. And with the goals that he mentioned in the beginning was a springboard for being able to define my goal more. Although I have not progressed on my goal it is not because of the book. I think for next semester I will work on laziness and procrastination
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