You Can Do It!: The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls

Chronicle Books, 24.03.2005 - 495 Seiten
You Can Do It! is the vision of Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, a heroine of United Flight 93 and a woman who was an inspiration to all who knew her. Lauren's dream was to create the ultimate self-empowering resource, a book to help women of all ages realize their dreams. Inspired by her beloved Girl Scout badges, nurtured to publication by her family and friendsled by Lauren's two sisters, Vaughn and DaraYou Can Do It! is the merit badge handbook for every grown-up girl who's said, "I wish I could..." Jam-packed with practical advice, here is step-by-step instruction and kick-in-the-pants encouragement for achieving 60 exciting badge activities. Start your own business, go back to school, speak in public, play a musical instrument, fix the carwhatever the ambition, each activity features a female expert to mentor the reader and guide her to success with clear how-to, practical resources, and the wisdom of experience. Learn a new language with Susan Carvalho of Middlebury College, take a great photograph with Lauren Greenfield, climb a mountain with Annapurna expedition leader Arlene Blum. These 512 can-do pages are about dusting off fantasies, overcoming fears, and achieving long-held desires. And to top it all off, the book includes 60 colorful badge stickersa fun reward for goals accomplished. With its warm and encouraging message, You Can Do It! will help women everywhere discover that, yes, they can!

A portion of the proceeds from You Can Do It! will go to the Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas Foundation, which supports charitable causes and scholarships for women.

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You can do it with this guide!

Nutzerbericht  - Carogie - Borders

Are you looking for things to do? Objectives to achieve? Challenges to conquer? This book is helpful because not only it gives you ideas of activities, it also gives you steps to put those ideas into action. A fantastic guide for grown-up women! Vollständige Rezension lesen

Poor condition of product

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While the book is excellent I was disappointed that the books I received were in poor condition. Books were marked up damaged and scuffed. Disappointing since these were given as gifts and appeared not to be new. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Über den Autor (2005)

Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas (1963 2001) began You Can Do It! more than a year before her death on September 11 on her way home to the San Francisco Bay Area. Her older sister, Dara, and her younger sister, Vaughn, spokespeople for the book and both you-can-d

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