The Books I Grew Up With


International Children’s Day is just around the corner. So I thought I’d share about the books that have been my trusted companions growing up.

I don’t remember much about the books I read as a child, but here are three names that have defined my teenage reads. There are links for places where you can find these books for free.

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

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“Here’s To The Crazy Ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world – are the ones who do.”
From Apple’s Think Different Campaign, 1997–1998

I can’t think of a better person to write about Steve Jobs’ biography than my husband. He doesn’t just like Apple products – he understand them. Most people (including me) would like the looks of them, or the fact that they’re cool – but my husband would be able to tell you exactly why they’re exceptional. Whether it is the cutting-edge technologies or the innovative design – he gets them. And this is what he has to say about the bestseller. Enjoy!

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