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The Code

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$10.00 US | $12.00 CAN
Available Sept. 3, 2003

Paperback Ebook
  • Genre:
  • Age Range: 12 & up
  • Grade Level: 7-17
  • Pages: 160
  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316736893

  About The Book

Overcoming a childhood beset by civil war in east Africa, a refugee camp in Sudan, and living on welfare in an affluent Chicago suburb, Mawi Asgedom grew up to deliver the commencement address at the end of his full-scholarship, Harvard education in 1999. Now he travels around the country sharing his experiences and insights with teens. This book features all the important lessons he has learned in a lively, accessible format perfect for fans of the Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.


Asgedom, Mawi (1010629)

Mawi graduated from Harvard University and delivered the commencement address at his graduation in 1999. Now 25 years old, he is a successful inspirational speaker for students, community groups, and businesses.

The author is donating one-third of all final proceeds from the book to The HAT Foundation. HAT is a nonprofit organization that provides educational resources and emotional support for recently arrived third-world immigrants in the United States and provides funding for AIDS and malaria relief in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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