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Publisher's Summary

Throughout his life renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has needed to overcome many obstacles: his father leaving the family, being considered stupid by his classmates in grade school, growing up in inner-city Detroit, and having a violent temper. But Dr. Carson didn't let his circumstances control him and instead discovered eight principles that helped shape his future.

In You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G., Dr. Carson unpacks the eight important parts of thinking big--talent, honesty, integrity, being nice, knowledge, books, in-depth learning, and God--and presents the stories of people who demonstrated those things in his life. By applying the idea of T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. to your life, and by looking at those around you as well, you too can overcome obstacles and work toward achieving your dreams.

©2015 American Business Collaborative, LLC. (P)2015 Zondervan

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  • Juanita
  • Orlando, FL, United States
  • 08-28-15

Super more should follow in these footsteps

I'm old but this book has given me new vision and I can't wait to share it with my grandchild

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I listen to this one often!

I loved it I go back to it when I need to encourage my grand children ! Thanks!!

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Good book

This is a good book, however it is very similar to Bens autobiography, same stories etc

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More than just platitudes. Excellent listen. I found myself smiling as I listened!

Very encouraging words and story. Narrated well. This is a story that is uplifting and that offers practical steps to take beyond the book. It is so much better than the typical "I-was-a-victim-of-the-system" stories out there.

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Was great!

I really enjoyed listening to this audio book. It was very entertaining and never a dull moment. I learned a lot about what our brains and what we are capable of if we use them!

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Insightful

This is a very good life story filled with good insights and values we should all pay attention to. definitely a very good listening.

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Not just for teens. I loved it.

Great story!!!
I reviewed for my daughter and could not put it down.
This should be a must read for students.

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Excellent Insight

A Must Read By Every American. Input all parents need to raise children with great character and get some guidance for themselves in the process.

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A must listen for today's youth

Great story. Inspirational and thought-provoking. Best advice is to Dream Big. You can do whatever you put your mind to doing.

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Independence and determination

Would you listen to You Have a Brain again? Why?

Yes, the story is not only compelling, but a great reference to teach and understand how some think, but also our children.

What was one of the most memorable moments of You Have a Brain?

Struggling with anger and rage, what a great example of how focus, guidance, and determination can change a life; not to mention a higher power.

What does Dan John Miller bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

good reader, with excellent dictation and a tone that is easy to listen to.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Dust to glory!

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  • Faraneh
  • 04-16-16

Great!

loved it and it's a great book to read for all ages even adults! thank you Dr.