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  Everyday we hear of extraordinary stories of ordinary people in all corners of the world who inspire us to greater heights. Many of these stories have now been penned down and made into books available right here at Ilovereading.

How Children Succeed - Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character

  Children’s lives seem to be a story of academic challenge after another. We are becoming convinced that only a good performance in school will lead to success later on in life. However, studies are increasingly showing that the qualities most likely to ensure a better and more fulfilling life are perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control.

  This book introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators who are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character and uncover surprising ways for parents to prepare their children for adulthood.

  With the help of these new strategies, children can go on to achieve amazing things in life. This thought-provoking book that will change the way you think about raising and educating children.

 

  1. 居安思危

    "此书共收录了28篇文章,将日本发动太平洋战争的动机与真相、将战火燃烧中的新马两地的经济、社会、民生与民心反映出来,涵盖范围相当广泛。 在编写这本书时,编者或通过长途电话求证史实,或亲自到发生事件的地点实地考察,或与历史见证人进行访谈,汇集了许多珍贵的第一手资料和图片。" Learn More

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  2. Yellow Ribbon

    "When I first arrive., some of the fellow kitchen staff would look at me in a certain way and talk behind my back due to my background. Everyone had an opinion of me ..." — Tan Kin Meng "One of my colleagues [said that] he was skeptical about the [Yellow Ribbon Project], saying that 'A leopard cannot change its spots.These people will never change.'" — Nicodemus Lee Learn More

    $15.94
  3. Wealth & Power - China's Long March to the Twenty-First Century

    How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic decline, intellectual upheaval, foreign occupation, and civil war, manage to burst forth onto the world stage with such an impressive run of hyperdevelopment and wealth creation - culminating in the extraordinary dynamism of China today? Learn More

    $34.50
  4. Unstoppable - Nick Vujicic

    What's standing in your way? Are you ready to become unstoppable? NICK VUJICIC is an international and NewTorkTimes best-selling author, evangelist, motivational speaker, and the director of Life Without Limbs, an organization that helps share the message of the hope in Christ to the entire globe. Nick is an inspiration world¬wide with crowds and the media for his positive attitude towards overcoming obstacles and achieving dreams. A longtime resident of Australia, he now lives in southern California with his wife, Kanae, and son, Kiyoshi. Learn More

    $19.90
  5. Timmy & Tammy Discover Series

    Join Timmy and Tammy as they discover amazing and inspiring facts about our culture, our people and our home, Singapore! Learn More

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  6. The Young Scientists Series In 12 Volumes

    Scientists are often presented as old men in white coats, but this series shows that great discoveries have been made by people of all ages and cultures—some are young people, and many are female. Learn More

    $53.40
  7. The Man Who Rode Around Borneo - Rahim Resad

    Adventure cyclist Rahim Resad’s biking travels have taken him to exotic places such as Sumatra, Krabi and Bali in search of the road less travelled. In celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday in 2015, Rahim has grand plans to embark on an Artic-Asia Solo Cycling Adventure from the Arctic Circle in Norway back to Singapore. To prepare for this epic trip of a lifetime, he embarked on a cycling journey around Borneo, the third-largest island in the world. Surrounded by Brunei and Malaysia to the north and Indonesia in the south, Borneo is known for its harsh equatorial heat and incredible jungle roads – the perfect grounds for Rahim to test his physical and mental endurance. The Man Who Rode around Borneo shares Rahim’s life changing experience in beautiful Borneo. Learn More

    $28.90
  8. The Domestic Goddess Wannabe Bakes

    Full-time cooking instructor, online retailer, blogger and mother of two, Diana Gale knows what it’s like to juggle motherhood with a busy life. Her culinary blog The Domestic Goddess Wannabe won Best Cooking Blog twice at Singapore’s Blog Awards and Diana is widely thought of as Singapore’s baking guru. Learn More

    $48.04
  9. Sun Tzu - The Art of War

    The masterpiece of the sage Sun Tzu is a military treatise written in China more than 2500 years ago. He recognized that we live in a world of conflict, which could not be ignored or denied but had to be mastered and understood. Sun Tzu's profound wisdom is not limited to military applications - his aphorisms offer important advice for dealing with other realms of human conflict, such as the pyschological tensions of everyday life and the difficulties of any joint endeavour, including business ventures. Arranged into 13 chapters from Estimates to the Employment of Secret Agents, and enhanced by beautiful calligraphy, The Art of War is more relevant now than ever. TZU SUN + GRIFFITH SAMUEL B Learn More

    $39.95
  10. Steve Jobs By Walter Isaacson

    The phenomenal worldwide bestseller from the author of the acclaimed biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. From bestselling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation. Learn More

    $27.50