Ben Carson

Ben Carson

by Gregg Lewis

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Take an up-close and personal look into the lives of some well-known Christians who are successful leaders in their careers. The Today's Heroes series features everyday people who overcame great adversity to become modern-day heroes. Kids ages eight to twelve will be inspired by the compelling stories of courageous individuals who are making a real difference.
In Today's Heroes: Ben Carson, learn the inspiring story of an inner-city kid who went from 'class dummy' to a world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon. 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. Just when things seemed like they were going well, in a fit of rage, Ben does the unthinkable and nearly kills one his best friends. Read how Ben Carlson was able to accomplish his dream through faith and determination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310871422
Publisher: Zonderkidz
Publication date: 07/20/2010
Series: Today's HeroesSeries
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,042,567
File size: 885 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

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. SPANISH BIO: Gregg Lewis es autor y coautor galardonado de mas de cincuenta libros, incluyendo Arriesgate y Vision Global con Ben Carson, Tom Landry: Una autobiografia, Jesus M.D., y A salvo en casa. el y su esposa, Deborah, tienen cinco hijos y residen en Rome, Georgia.

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.

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Ben Carson 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ben Carson is the inner city kid that most inner city children could identify with. Not being the smartest in class but finding the one thing that made him feel like he was the smartest and give him that boost of self-esteem that was lacking to propell him into a successful and talented man.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an amazeing book it teach soo many things like even if you have a rough start dosen't mean you have to give up and give your full extent of mind and work i highly reccomend this book 5 stars
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"Ohhhh. You're Dice?"