What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur?

What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur?


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What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur? by Rana DiOrio, Emma D. Dryden, Ken Min

"Inspires young dreamers to find the courage to be doers."—Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben & Jerry's

Being an entrepreneur means...
Following your dream
Loving to learn and being curious
Taking risks

When Rae witnesses an ice cream-and-doggie mishap, she's inspired to create a big-scale solution to help get dogs clean. Rae draws on her determination, resilience, and courage until she—and everyone else in her community—learns just what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939775122
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 01/26/2016
Series: What Does It Mean To Be...? Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 295,841
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: AD1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Rana DiOrio was born in Providence, RI and grew up in a colorful Italian-American family. Her curiosity about the world began in kindergarten, while studying Western access to China and, obviously, panda bears. As a political science major/psychology minor in college, and then as a law student, she became fascinated with understanding perspective, and how just about any person, place, thing, or situation can be interpreted in so many valid ways. I believe that I have two ears, two eyes and one mouth intentionally, so I listen and observe more than I talk, she explains. As a result, I think I'm better able to respect and appreciate diversity. Rana's inspiration for writing What Does It Mean To Be Global? was the election of President Barack Obama and explaining its significance, on so many levels, to her children. Rana has written her way through life as a student, a lawyer, an investment banker, a private equity investor, and now as an author and publisher of children's picture books. Her interests include practicing yoga, reading non-fiction, dreaming, effecting positive change, and, of course, being global, green, and present. She lives in Tiburon, California with her three Little Pickles.

Ken Min will tell you he was born on an ice floe and raised by a clan of penguins who read to him every night from the works of Margret & H.A. Rey, William Joyce, and DC Comics. He'll also say that he learned to paint by throwing his food at the walls. In reality he was born in Los Angeles and studied illustration at Art Center, College of Design. He has storyboarded for various commercials and animated TV shows such as The PJs and Futurama. His illustration work has been recognized numerous times by the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI). In 2012, the first picture book he illustrated, Hot, Hot Roti For Dada-Ji, received the Picture Book Honor Award for Literature from the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA). These days, you will find Ken illustrating, storyboarding, writing, and dreaming up stories for children. Ken lives in Los Angeles.

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"Inspires young dreamers to find the courage to be doers." - Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder Ben & Jerry's

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EMG48 More than 1 year ago
A beautiful book for young and old readers alike. The text is heart warming and deeply felt about the passion, creativity, and persistence that goes with being an entrepreneur, meaningful qualities for any reader at any stage of life. The illustrations show a story unfold that young readers will enjoy. Beautifully written and illustrated, this book would be a great gift for someone who has taken the leap into entrepreneurship as well.