by Mawi Asgedom (Goodreads Author)
Overcoming a childhood beset by civil war in East Africa and living on welfare in Chicago, the author grew up to attend Harvard on scholarship. Asgedom shares his experiences, insights, and five proven secrets that will help teens succeed in high school and beyond.
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Published October 15th 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
(first published September 1st 2003)
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I like "Of Beetles and Angels" so much that I was curious about this book by the same author. He is now a motivational speaker for teens, and this is his system to help teens transform their lives. I liked the book a lot and think it would be a great tool for any young person, or even an old person, who's looking to become someone more than they are. Mawi's code is illustrated by events from his life, and he poses all the sections as questions, asking the reader who they want to be, how they wan...more
May 22, 2013 Mya rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
It was helpful. I read it because it was an assignment, but it was good nonetheless. I recommend it if you are going through tough times. Asgedom really touched on a lot of soft spots, that I think A LOT of other teenagers have. It's not just for teenagers, though; ADULTS ARE MORE THAN WELCOME. He lives in Chicago... I'm there right now actually, but you know. In conclusion, it was a wonderful book.
This book really helps you when you have know place to turn or need help in life. The author Mawi Asgedom is a modavational speaker and in the book he uses some of his life examples to explain and prove pionts it is a pretty good book.