“The Flip” Book by Francis Atta (Hardcopy)
The Flip explains how Francis Atta was able to flip his life from negative to positive. He speaks candidly about growing up in a single-parent home and his challenges in high school. Despite many struggles with poverty, the temptation of gangs, and homelessness, he overcame a myriad of obstacles.
The Flip is uniquely two books in one. On one side, the book addresses youth, and provides a realistic outlook on the trials, which plague them, such as peer pressure. It includes examples from Francis’s life experiences, emphasizing the benefits of hard work and positive influences. Flip to the other side and it is a helpful tool for parents and/or educators who seek to understand their children, and require support to ensure their success – inside and outside of the classroom. It addresses crucial issues such as role-modeling and communication, and many useful tips for positive parenting.