Freedom Book PDF


  • Author : Jaycee Dugard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781501147630

Freedom Book Description :

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own. When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was missing for more than eighteen years, held captive by Philip and Nancy Garrido, and gave birth to two daughters during her imprisonment. In A Stolen Life Jaycee told the story of her life from her abduction in 1991 through her reappearance in 2009. Freedom: My Book of Firsts is about everything that happened next. “How do you rebuild a life?” Jaycee asks. In these pages, she describes the life she never thought she would live to see: from her first sight of her mother to her first time meeting her grownup sister, her first trip to the dentist to her daughters’ first day of school, her first taste of champagne to her first hangover, her first time behind the wheel to her first speeding ticket, and her first dance at a friend’s wedding to her first thoughts about the possibility of a future relationship. This raw and inspiring book will remind you that there is, as Jaycee writes, “life after something tragic happens…Somehow, I still believe that we each hold the key to our own happiness and you have to grab it where you can in whatever form it might take.” Freedom is an awe-inspiring memoir about the power we all hold within ourselves.

A Stolen Life Book PDF

A Stolen Life

  • Author : Jaycee Dugard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781451629200

A Stolen Life Book Description :

In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister. For eighteen years I survived an impossible situation. On August 26, 2009, I took my name back. My name is Jaycee Lee Dugard. I don’t think of myself as a victim. I survived. A Stolen Life is my story—in my own words, in my own way, exactly as I remember it. --- The pine cone is a symbol that represents the seed of a new beginning for me. To help facilitate new beginnings, with the support of animal-assisted therapy, the J A Y C Foundation provides support and services for the timely treatment of families recovering from abduction and the aftermath of traumatic experiences—families like my own who need to learn how to heal. In addition, the J A Y C Foundation hopes to facilitate awareness in schools about the important need to care for one another. Our motto is “Just Ask Yourself to . . . Care!” A portion of my proceeds from this memoir will be donated to The J A Y C Foundation Inc.

Supernormal Book PDF


  • Author : Meg Jay
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2017-12-28
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781782114956

Supernormal Book Description :

In this seminal new study of resilience, Meg Jay tells the stories of a diverse group of people who have overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults. These are the 'supernormal', who having shouldered greater than average hardship as children defy expectation and achieve better than average success as adults. But how, and at what cost? Whether it was experiencing parental divorce, or growing up with an alcohol or drug-abusing parent, living with a parent or sibling with mental illness, being bullied, living in poverty, being a witness to domestic violence, suffering physical or emotional neglect, the people Meg Jay introduces us to are all survivors. She explores what they have in common that made it possible for them to transcend the trauma of their early years and to build successful adult lives. And she asks the questions: What was the cost of developing those powers? And having survived, even thrived, how do you go on and build a trusting, fulfilled life? Drawing on her clinical experience with survivors of childhood trauma, Meg Jay documents ordinary people made extraordinary by the experience of all-too-common trauma. Bringing together personal, scientific and cultural knowledge Jay gives a voice to the experience of the 'supernormal', furnishes them with the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths, and gives a window into their world for those who seek to understand them.

Freedom to Fly Book PDF

Freedom to Fly

  • Author : Chris Brewer
  • Publisher : Zephyr PressLearning Materials
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN : UVA:X002712888

Freedom to Fly Book Description :

Grade level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, e, i, s, t.

Second Firsts Book PDF

Second Firsts

  • Author : Christina Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Hay House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9781401940836

Second Firsts Book Description :

Presents a guide for dealing with grief and loss, detailing five steps of healing that can lead to a lifestyle alignment with personal values and new possibilities for a re-engaged life.

Freedom Facts and Firsts Book PDF

Freedom Facts and Firsts

  • Author : Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 9781578592609

Freedom Facts and Firsts Book Description :

Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have shaped the history of the black struggle for freedom. Coverage includes information on such mainstay figures as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks, but also delves into how lesser known figures contributed to and shaped the history of civil rights. Learn how the Housewives' League of Detroit started a nationwide movement to support black businesses, helping many to survive the depression; or discover what effect sports journalist Samuel Harold Lacy had on Jackie Robinson's historic entrance into the major leagues. This comprehensive resource chronicles the breadth and passion of an entire people's quest for freedom.

The Book of Firsts Book PDF

The Book of Firsts

  • Author : Patrick Robertson
  • Publisher : Random House Value Pub
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre : Reference
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0517216795

The Book of Firsts Book Description :

Describes unprecedented inventions, innovations, events, discoveries, machines, organizations, techniques, structures, and achievements which have served or changed modern society and life

Hispanic Firsts Book PDF

Hispanic Firsts

  • Author : Nicolás Kanellos
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105021530477

Hispanic Firsts Book Description :

Chronologically records 500 years of Hispanic achievement beginning with exploration and settlement in the New World and continuing through to the present day

Anna Karenina 1 Book PDF

Anna Karenina 1

  • Author : Leo Tolstoi
  • Publisher : Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia
  • Release Date : 2016-11-21
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN : 9786024240233

Anna Karenina 1 Book Description :

“Keluarga bahagia mirip satu dengan lainnya, keluarga tak bahagia tidak bahagia dengan jalannya sendiri-sendiri.” Novel Anna Karenina adalah kisah tentang tiga keluarga, salah satunya keluarga Karenin. Anna, istri Karenin, menyeleweng dengan seorang opsir muda yang mengaguminya, Aleksei Vronskii, dan akhirnya memutuskan tali perkawinan. Bagi Anna, penyelewengan itu merupakan petaka yang tak dapat ditolak dengan segudang alasan. Salah satunya, di mata Anna, Karenin hanyalah sepotong boneka tanpa jiwa dan harga diri meskipun dia seorang pejabat tinggi. “Dia itu bukan laki-laki, bukan manusia, tapi boneka!... Dia itu bukan manusia, tapi mesin kementerian,” kata Anna tentang suaminya.

The Book of Women s Firsts Book PDF

The Book of Women s Firsts

  • Author : Phyllis J. Read
  • Publisher : Random House Reference
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre : Success
  • Pages : 511
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105001744049

The Book of Women s Firsts Book Description :

Ranging from the seventeenth century to the present day, chronicles the accomplishments of numerous American women

Black Firsts Book PDF

Black Firsts

  • Author : Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 787
  • ISBN : UOM:39076002393648

Black Firsts Book Description :

Covers major African American achievements in arts and entertainment, business, civil rights, education, government, religion, science, sports, and other fields.

The Book of Awesome Women Writers Book PDF

The Book of Awesome Women Writers

  • Author : Becca Anderson
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9781633535848

The Book of Awesome Women Writers Book Description :

Get inspired by the powerful sheroes in this feminist collection of short biographies. “This book is an antidote to the erasure of women from our history.” —Vicki León, author of Uppity Women of Ancient Times #1 Bestseller in Teen & Young Adult Social Activist Biographies and Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance Women hold up half the sky and, most days, do even more of the heavy lifting including childbearing and child-rearing. All after a long day at the office. Women have always been strong, true sheroes, oftentimes unacknowledged. As we shake off the last traces of a major patriarchal hangover, women are coming into their own. In the 21st century, all women can fully embrace their fiery fempower and celebrate their no-holds-barred individuality. It is time to acknowledge the successful women of the world. From the foremothers who blazed trails and broke barriers, to today’s women warriors from sports, science, cyberspace, city hall, the lecture hall, and the silver screen, The Book of Awesome Women paints 200 portraits of powerful and inspiring role models for women and girls poised to become super women of the future. In The Book of Awesome Women you will meet: Dian Fossey Martina Navratilova Sojourner Truth Indira Ghandi Aretha Franklin Margaret Mead Coretta Scott King Georgia O’Keeffe Jackie Joyner-Kersee Joan Baez Eleanor Roosevelt Coco Chanel Anita Hill Nobel Peace Prize winners, Malala Yousafzai and Wangari Maathai And many more “Women have been left out of history for far too long. There is much to be learned from these women who paved the way for all of us through courage, daring and smarts.” —Ntozake Shange, author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf

American Women who Scored Firsts Book PDF

American Women who Scored Firsts

  • Author : Aylesa Forsee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1958
  • Genre : Women
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN : PSU:000023829596

American Women who Scored Firsts Book Description :

Biographies of famous American women.

Saturday Review of Literature Book PDF

Saturday Review of Literature

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1942
  • Genre : American literature
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UVA:X000983945

Saturday Review of Literature Book Description :

Freedom was Compulsory Book PDF

Freedom was Compulsory

  • Author : Stephen Knight
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre : Australia
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : UOM:39015033320402

Freedom was Compulsory Book Description :

The Ukrainian Bulletin Book PDF

The Ukrainian Bulletin

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Genre : Ukraine
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : IND:30000108579495

The Ukrainian Bulletin Book Description :

Women s Firsts Book PDF

Women s Firsts

  • Author : Caroline Zilboorg
  • Publisher : UXL
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre : Reference
  • Pages : 564
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002850965

Women s Firsts Book Description :

Introduces women achievers in such categories as activism, the arts, business, education, government, and media

American Reference Books Annual Book PDF

American Reference Books Annual

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre : Reference books
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UOM:39015066009807

American Reference Books Annual Book Description :

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.