YOU HAVE A BRAIN

A Teen's Guide to THINK BIG

Here's what my book is about.

This non-fiction book was written by Ben Carson, M.D. The genre is memoir, which means that it's a book about his life, especially his teen years. Woven into his stories are suggestions for us to better our lives. One suggestion he shares with us is to read more!

The Power in the Writing

Dr. Carson's book is powerful in its honesty. He doesn't hold back anything. He is clear with the reader, through his stories, that he wasn't always well-liked. (Make sure you read the story about the other kids calling him a dummy.)

Here's a fun fact about Dr. Carson: He's a republican candidate for President of the United States! I think he's pretty popular now since he's second in the polls. And, as a brain surgeon, he certainly isn't a dummy.