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  • Published: Colorado Springs, CO : Multnomah Books, 2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: xiv, 241 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781601421128
  • 1601421125

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Do hard things : a teenage rebellion against low expectations

by Harris, Alex, 1988-

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Call number: 248.83 Ha

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Rethinking the teen years -- Most people don't -- A different kind of teen book -- The birth of a big idea -- Rumbling of a rebelution -- The myth of adolescence -- Exposing the low expectations that are robbing our generation -- A better way -- Reclaiming the teen years as the launching pad of life -- Five kinds of hard -- That first, scary step -- How to do hard things that take you outside your comfort zone -- Raising the bar -- How to do hard things that go beyond what's expected or required -- The power of collaboration -- How to do hard things that are too big for you to do alone -- Small hard things -- How to do hard things that don't pay off immediately -- Taking a stand -- How to do hard things that go against the crowd -- Join the rebelution -- Generation rising -- Creating a counterculture from scratch (and a dash of salt) -- A thousand young heroes -- Stories of new beginnings, impossible challenges and the teens who are living them -- World, meet your rebelutionaries -- Transforming your mission from a decision into a destiny.

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A book that motivates teens to use their energy to accomplish something that will change the world and improve lives, instead of wasting their teen years.

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