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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Letters to a Young Sister: Define Your Destiny

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Now in paperback: the New York Times bestselling book of inspirational advice and wisdom for young women from the powerhouse public speaker, star of CSI: NY, and bestselling author of Letters to a Young Brother

* Does life sometimes seem so much harder for girls?

* Do you ever feel insecure, pressured, or confused?

* Do you wish you had someone to give you honest advice on topics like boys, school, family, and pursuing your dreams?

* Do you want to make a positive impact on the world, but don't even know how to begin?

In the follow-up to his award winning national bestseller, Letters to a Young Brother, actor and star of CSI: NY shares powerful wisdom for young women everywhere, drawing on the courageous advice of the female role models who transformed his life.

Letters to a Young Sister unfolds as a series of letters written by older brother Hill to a universal young sister. She's up against the same challenges as every young woman: from relating to her parents and dealing with peer pressure, to juggling schoolwork and crushes and keeping faith in the face of heartache. Hill offers guidance, encouragement, personal stories, and asks his female friends to help answer some truly tough questions. Every young sister needs to know that it's okay to dream big and to deFINE her own destiny. This is a book that will educate, uplift and inspire.

Including original contributions from:

Michelle Obama * Angela Basset * Ciara * Tatyana Ali * Eve * Malinda Williams * Chanel Iman * Kim Porter * and many more.

Synopsis:

In the follow-up to his national bestseller "Letters to a Young Brother," Harper, an inspiring public speaker and "CSI: NY" star, shares powerful wisdom with young women, drawing on the courageous advice of female role models who transformed his life.

Synopsis:

In the follow-up to his award winning national bestseller, Letters to a Young Brother, actor and star of CSI: NY shares his powerful wisdom for young women everywhere, drawing on the courageous advice of the female role models who transformed his life.

Letters to a Young Sister unfolds as a series of letters written by older brother Hill to a universal Young Sistah. Sheas up against the same challenges as every young woman: from relating to her parents and dealing with peer pressure, to juggling schoolwork and crushes and keeping faith in the face of heartache. In his straight-talking style, Hill helps his young sister build self-confidence, self-reliance, self-respect, and encourages her on her journeys towards becoming a strong and successful woman. The book also includes contributions from admirable women like Angela Basset, Ciara, Michelle Obama, Tatyana Ali, Nikki Giovanni, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrikck, Eve, Malinda Williams, Kim Porter, and more.

About the Author

HILL HARPER is the author of the award-winning bestseller Letters to a Young Brother. Also an award-winning actor, he currently stars in CSI: NY. Hill graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and cum laude from Harvard Law School and holds a master's degree from the Kennedy School of Government. He has been named one of People's Sexiest Men Alive.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592404599
Author:
Harper, Hill
Publisher:
Gotham Books
Foreword by:
Union, Gabrielle
Foreword:
Union, Gabrielle
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Religion : Inspirational
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Teenage girls -- Conduct of life.
Subject:
Young women -- Conduct of life.
Subject:
Esteem
Subject:
Children s Religion-Inspirational
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.00x5.26x.84 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
13-13

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"Synopsis" by , In the follow-up to his national bestseller "Letters to a Young Brother," Harper, an inspiring public speaker and "CSI: NY" star, shares powerful wisdom with young women, drawing on the courageous advice of female role models who transformed his life.
"Synopsis" by , In the follow-up to his award winning national bestseller, Letters to a Young Brother, actor and star of CSI: NY shares his powerful wisdom for young women everywhere, drawing on the courageous advice of the female role models who transformed his life.

Letters to a Young Sister unfolds as a series of letters written by older brother Hill to a universal Young Sistah. Sheas up against the same challenges as every young woman: from relating to her parents and dealing with peer pressure, to juggling schoolwork and crushes and keeping faith in the face of heartache. In his straight-talking style, Hill helps his young sister build self-confidence, self-reliance, self-respect, and encourages her on her journeys towards becoming a strong and successful woman. The book also includes contributions from admirable women like Angela Basset, Ciara, Michelle Obama, Tatyana Ali, Nikki Giovanni, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrikck, Eve, Malinda Williams, Kim Porter, and more.

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