Tell Them You Can

by Marlene Mansour Sabeh



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/2/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 152
ISBN : 9781425986353
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 152
ISBN : 9781425986360
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 1
ISBN : 9781467082037

About the Book

Hope Lord was taken from her family as a teenager and had to be placed in foster care. She faced a cruel treatment and a lonely existence but worked diligently through pain and grief towards achieving her dreams. Despite many heartbreaking setbacks, Hope always managed to find her way back to the right track. Powered by the consistent support of her mentor and fueled by her inner strength, she overcame all the drawbacks and disappointments of her rocky destiny.

Her success will lead her back to her tormenting past where her life comes full circle and she finally heals and starts to love again.

About the Author

Marlene Mansour Sabeh is a native of Lebanon. She moved to America in 1995, joining her husband, a longtime resident of Fall River, Massachusetts. She was always passionate about writing, especially writing for youngsters. Along with a degree in Computer Sciences, she earned a diploma in writing for Children’s magazines from the institute of children’s literature in Connecticut.

Author of "A Little odd", Sabeh tackles in this book the story of a teen-age girl and her painful journey to find her sister and mother. Ever since Hope Lord was put in foster care because of her mother’s drug addiction, her hardships started and she had to hit rock bottom before bringing herself to the surface again and tell the whole world she CAN do it.

Marlene Mansour Sabeh currently holds the position of student coordinator at New Bedford High School in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She works closely with teen-age students and is highly familiar with the issues and difficulties associated with that age group. She firmly considers her students to be her strongest inspiration.

With her husband and two children, Marlene Sabeh divides her time between Fall River and the island of Martha’s Vineyard.

"Tell Them You Can" is her second book.