Facing the Lion

Author: Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton,Herman Viola

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426306679

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle. Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his mischievous antics as a young Maasai cattle herder, coming-of-age initiation, boarding school escapades, soccer success, and journey to America for college. Lekuton's riveting text combines exotic details of nomadic life with the universal experience and emotions of a growing boy.

Facing the Lion

Author: Simone Arnold Liebster

Publisher: George Milakovich & Assoc

ISBN: 9781937188009

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 3023


Simone Arnold is an ordinary French schoolgirl - spirited and stubborn. Then the Nazis march in, demanding complete conformity. Friends become enemies. Teachers spout Nazi propaganda. School officials recruit for the Hitler Youth. Simone's family refuses to heil Hitler as Germany's savior. This inspiring story of a young girl standing up for her beliefs in the face of society's overwhelming pressure to conform is a potent reminder of the power of remaining true to one's beliefs.

Facing the Lion

Author: Kurt Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 181

View: 9928


Facing the Lion, the third volume in the Writers on Life and Craft Series, presents some of the most provocative and inspiring talks delivered to select audiences at writers' conferences in the U. S. and abroad. Here Ellen Bryant Voigt, X. J. Kennedy, Francine Prose, and Marvin Bell, among others, give intimate accounts of the struggle to create something worthy of being published and read.

Facing the Lion, Being the Lion

Author: Mark Nepo

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 9781573243155

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 9884


Facing the Lion, Being the Lion is work from the heart that helps us find our own courage and experience how connection to our own core connects us to all of humankind, as well as to nature and spirit itself. Nepo invites us to encounter the stories of ordinary people, political activists, artists, and spiritual teachers from all traditions--people who are summoning the best of who they are in all kinds of moments, great and small. This book empowers us to take those moments into our own hearts, to be inspired by them, to let them fill our lungs and circle our hearts, empowered to stand more firmly by our own core and a little taller in the world.

Facing the Lion

Author: G. G. Bhojraj

Publisher: New Delhi : Sterling

ISBN: N.A

Category: India

Page: 127

View: 8879


A novel on Indian freedom movement.

Facing the Lion

Author: Simone Arnold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780967936697

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 8280


Simone Arnold is an ordinary French schoolgirlspirited and stubborn. Then the Nazis march in, demanding complete conformity. Friends become enemies. Teachers spout Nazi propaganda. School officials recruit for the Hitler Youth. Simone'ss family refuses to hail Hitler as Germany'ss savior. They are Jehovah'ss Witnesses, and they reject Nazi racism and violence. The Nazi Lion makes them pay the price.

Finding Inner Courage

Author: Mark Nepo

Publisher: Red Wheel

ISBN: 1633412210

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 2480


In this truly inspiring book, Mark Nepo offers us all an invitation to stand by the courage of our convictions in challenging times. Through the stories of ordinary people, political activists, artists, writers, spiritual teachers from a variety of traditions, Mark Nepo shows how we too can discover our own inner courage. Finding Inner Courage is divided into three sections finding our inner core, standing by our inner core, and sustaining the practice of living from that place. Each of the nearly 60 brief essays and stories elucidates and inspires. Nepo's broad range of stories and people, of traditions and insights, offers myriad ways for readers to relate to their own search for courage.