Free Kindle books for children and young adults for 02 Jun 18

Goals: CHOOSE A TARGET, TAKE AIM : The Official Goal-setting Handbook

by Achievement Pyramid

In 1972, as a ten-year old boy, Jim was much different from boys of his age. While a lot of his friends were just getting to grips with education and what they wanted to do with their life, Jim did not just have a goal, he was already living his goal. Jim might only have been ten but he had a strong desire to one day be a famous comedy star and in line with his dreams, he was confident enough to send his resume to the Carol Bunnet show, positive that he was already a good enough impressionist. He didn’t get the job but the episode showed clearly his fixed aim of becoming a global screen star one day in the future.

And then, at the age of fourteen, a serious threat to his dream showed up; his father lost his job and his family lost their home. The family survived by living in a VW van parked on a relative’s lawn and young Jim had to shelve his dreams to work hard eight hours a day to support his family. Throughout all these though, his focus and desire never wavered for once and he kept his eyes on his goal. Soon, the fortunes of his family improved a little and he was able to move to focus on his goal a bit more.

At the age of fifteen, Jim got on the stage for the first time but his comedy routine bombed with the audience and was a resounding failure. Undaunted, Jim kept on practicing his routine and most importantly, believed in himself. He soon moved to Las Vegas as yet another hopeful lad trying to create a career for himself. He however had something most did not have; an unwavering belief in his goal. Each night, Jim would practice his routine and at the end of the night, he would applaud himself and write himself a fake check as payment for his performance. At the height of his playacting, Jim wrote himself a check of ten million dollars in respect of acting services rendered, dated for Thanksgiving 1995. Tall order for a teenager who seemed to have no special skills, right?

In 1994, a full year before his check was due, Jim Carrey hit success. He acted the lead role in three hit movies which grossed a total of $550million, making him the second highest grossing actor of the year behind only Tom Hanks. For Dumb and Dumber alone, Jim was paid seven million dollars. Dream achieved!!! Today, after a long and productive career, Jim Carrey is rightly considered one of the most successful comedy actors of modern times. And it all started with a goal.
As humans, we are wired naturally to try to succeed, to blaze a trail and live out our dreams. From time immemorial, success has been second only to base survival and it has dominated the consciousness of the society we live in. It seems to be the prerequisite for true happiness and fulfillment. And duly, from the day we attain full mental consciousness, we begin our race against the odds to reach utopia.
Yet, for all of our struggles, most attempts to create success fail dismally. For every success an individual records, there are millions of other individuals who are at the verge of failing. For every breakthrough, we record many setbacks and dead ends. Statistics and the odds show that every new attempt is more likely to fail than succeed. Yet, within these gloomy prospects, a caste of men has arisen undaunted by the circumstances and grown to become perennial successes. Just as startling, history has continued to furnish us with examples of individuals who trumped above all problems.

How do these notable exceptions do the unthinkable?

How do they successfully climb the mountain everyone else thought was impossible?

Why are they successful while others are not?
The reason most people never make the journey to success; simply because they do not have a goal, a destination for the journey and they remain failures.

This is what this book will give you; an opportunity to FINALLY SUCCEED by choosing your goal and allowing it to fuel your engines as you make that dash towards personal success and true joy and happiness.

Guitar Book for Kids 5 & Up – Beginner Lessons: Learn to Play Famous Guitar Songs for Children, How to Read Music & Guitar Chords (Book & Streaming Videos)

by Damon Ferrante

This book and streaming video course is all that your children will ever need for getting started and having fun playing the most famous and cherished guitar songs!

Music Professor Damon Ferrante guides children five and up through how to play the guitar with step-by-step lessons for beginners and streaming video lessons. This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of guitar students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun. It is specifically crafted to suit the needs of all children beginning the guitar.

No music reading is required! Learn great guitar songs!

Each child learns how to play the guitar and read music through playing famous and beautiful songs and pieces. Along the way, there are jokes, illustrations, and characters that make learning exciting and engaging.

Based on over twenty-five years of guitar teaching experience, Damon Ferrante’s guitar books are used by thousands of students and teachers. Guitar Book for Children 5 & Up will greatly improve your child’s guitar technique, song repertoire, creativity, and understanding of music.

Ask yourself this:

1. Have you always wanted your children to learn how to play famous guitar songs, but did not know where to start?

2. Did they start guitar lessons once and give up because the lessons were too difficult?

3. Are you struggling to follow online guitar lessons with them that seem to jump all over the place without any sense of direction or consistency?

4. Would you like to expand their musical understanding and have them learn how to play the guitar through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course?

If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this beginner guitar book and video course is definitely for you and your children!

Here is a list of some of the great guitar music you will learn in this book:

* Ode to Joy by Beethoven
* Happy Birthday
* Amazing Grace
* Take Me Out to the Ballgame
* Jingle Bells
* Kum-Bah-Yah
* Silent Night
* Yankee Doodle
* Old MacDonald
* Shenandoah
* When the Saints Go Marching In
* Mary Had a Little Lamb
* Brahms’ Famous Lullaby
* This Little Light of Mine
* The Alphabet Song
* Simple Gifts
* Home on the Range
* Hickory Dickory Dock
* The Farmer in the Dell
* Skip to My Lou
* The Muffin Man
* And Many More Songs and Pieces!

Goodnight, My Love! Gute Nacht, mein Liebling! (Kinderbücher deutsch,bilingual german kids books, english german bilingual) (English German Bilingual Collection) (German Edition)

by Shelley Admont

English German Bilingual book for children. Perfect for kids learning English or German as their second language.
Alex finds it hard to go to sleep, so he starts making up excuses. After reading a bedtime story, his father suggests planning a dream that he would like to see when he falls asleep. Find out where their imagination takes them as they plan his dream together.
This bedtime story will help kids feel loved and relaxed, preparing them for a peaceful, sleep-filled night.
Alex fällt es schwer, einzuschlafen, also fängt er an, sich Ausreden zu überlegen. Nachdem er ihm eine Gute-Nacht-Geschichte vorgelesen hat, schlägt sein Vater vor, einen Traum zu planen, den er gern sehen würde, wenn er einschläft. Findet heraus, wohin sie ihre Fantasie führt, während sie gemeinsam seinen Traum planen.
Diese Gute-Nacht-Geschichte wird Kindern helfen, sich geliebt und entspannt zu fühlen, und sie auf eine friedliche, geruhsame Nacht vorbereiten.

The Tacitan Legacy (The Star Agency Chronicles Book 3)

by R.E. Weber

An ancient secret. A deadly assassin. A race against timeâ?¦

When a series of prominent planetary leaders are found dead with the energy mysteriously ripped from their bodies, the Affinity must face the terrifying possibility that an enemy has taken control of the lethal technology left behind by an extinct, all-powerful alien race known as the Tacitan. Forced to respond to the unprecedented threat, the Star Agency initiates the rarely-used Dynax Protocol – the re-assignment of the Affinity’s top specialists to the hastily-assembled Dynax fleets, ready for dispatch to every corner of the Affinity.

Enduring months of hardship in the isolation in deep space, Theo Logan, his human friends and the crews of the Dynax fleets are pushed to their mental and physical limits not only by their enemies but also their ruthless commanders, who will stop at nothing to protect their way of life. Engaging in a deadly interstellar arms race, the fleets must risk everything to capture those wielding the terrible weapon, no matter the cost to themselves.

Meanwhile, back on Earth, Julie Kingsley is forced to confront the staggering truth surrounding the fate of her lost friend, Theo, and her place in a Universe she can barely imagine.

The Tacitan Legacy is the third adventure in the Star Agency Chronicles – an exciting, young adult science fiction adventure series, suitable for ages 11 and upwards.

DIET: â??Itâ??s more than what you eatâ? (Understanding DIET Book 1)

by Torrence Porter

Your diet is based off more than what you physically eat or consume. Understanding your diet can lead to a healthier and wealthier lifestyle.

Dexter’s New Home: A Children’s Picture Story for 3-7 years old about Moving

by D.L. Madson

Dexter the Rabbit must move to a new neighborhood and he finds moving to a new area can be lonely and sad. He quickly learns that moving requires reaching out to others and finding common interests with new friends.

A children’s picture story for a 3-7 year old.

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