aBad things happen to all of us, things that test us and impact us and change us, but it is not those moments that define us. It is how we choose to react to them that does.a aKaitlin Roig-DeBellis On December 14, 2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis saved the lives of fifteen six- and-seven-year-old students by piling them into a single-occupancy bathroom in her first-grade classroom. But Choosing Hope is not about what happened at Sandy Hook. Itas a testament to the choice we can all make to choose hope in order to conquer tragedy, even in our darkest hours. Choosing Hopeas five sectionsaPurpose, Perspective, Choosing Your path, Choosing to Overcome, and finally Choosing Hopeaprovide a clear and organized road map that will inspire and teach readers to overcome their own personal tragedies, whatever they may be. Like Kaitlin, who was able to find purpose and optimism in the most difficult of circumstances by improving the lives of those around her, readers will see how they can use the tenets of gratitude, endurance, purpose, and the power of choice to live positively and with hope.But Choosing Hope is not about what happened at Sandy Hook. Ita#39;s a testament to the choice we can all make to choose hope in order to conquer tragedy, even in our darkest hours.
|Author||:||Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, Robin Gaby Fisher|
|Publisher||:||Putnam Adult - 2015-10-06|