Since its launch inBlackGirlBooks has helped distribute more than 11, books to libraries, schools and community organizations around the world. Treating cancer requires immense precision: Doctors try to kill all the diseased cells, while sparing as many healthy ones as possible. This can be especially difficult for pancreatic cancersince the pancreas moves around, and sometimes gets obscured by other organs.
Joan of Arc was captured by the English in and burned at the stake in She became a French national hero and was, at long last, canonized inbecoming Saint Joan of Arc. Inat age 15, Bobby Fischer became the youngest chess player in history to be named grandmaster, the highest title possible.
Sign Up for Our Newsletter. How do I get her to have some balance in her life? How do I get him off the computer, get outside, or do just about anything except sitting around doing nothing?
Even though I live 3, miles away, I acted as her Maid of Honor, helped plan her bridal shower, planned a fun two-day Bachelorette party that meshed with her unique personality and interests, and traveled to Massachusetts on numerous occasions to be part of it all. I felt excited to recognize this as my top accomplishment for a couple of reasons. First, it reminded me of how much I appreciate my family. Sometimes the most fulfilling things we do in this world bring little recognition, yield no monetary results, and come without fanfare.
Give yourselves a pat on the back, guys -- teens are working harder today than ever before but you already knew that. The problem is, between attending school, maintaining your social life and planning your future, this leaves little time for you to just do you. However, no matter how busy you are, there's a few last-minute ideas to check off your bucket list before the big
The teenage years are when our kids really start to garner some achievements. Exam results, sports trophies, musical performances: all of these and more give good reason to be proud of our youngsters. They have to go and achieve that bit more than the rest.
During adolescence, peer groups present an important venue for socializing school-related behaviors such as academic achievement and school engagement. While a significant body of research emphasizes the link between a youth's immediate peer group and academic outcomes, the current manuscript expands on this idea, proposing that, in addition to smaller peer groups, within each school exists a school-wide peer culture that is comprised of two components a relational and a behavioral componenteach of which is related to individual academic outcomes. The relational component describes the aggregate of students' perceptions of the quality of peer relationships within each school.
Ah, the teenage years! A time when most of us were stressing over prom dates or searching the drug store for the right acne medicine. But not the famous teenagers on this list!
While most successful young entrepreneurs make their money building popular Web sites, Fraser Doherty built his empire using a more traditional way. Fraser started making jams at the age of 14 from his grandmother's recipes in his parents' Scotland kitchen, and by 16 left school to work on his jam business SuperJam full-time. SuperJam sells aroundjars a year, which currently has around 10 percent of UK jam market.