What It Takes

What It Takes

What It Takes

  • Author Ages: 10-12
  • ISBN: 978-988-77188-1-9
  • Published: December 2016
  • Price: $80.00
  • Charity Beneficiary: InspiringHK Sports Foundation

There’s nothing better than the euphoric feeling of winning, but the road to success is never smooth. The young athletes in these stories aspire to make their sporting dreams a reality. Self-doubt, difficult teammates, language barriers, and unsupportive parents are just some of the obstacles they will have to navigate along the way. Their performance will be determined by faith, hard work, courage and, above all, persistence. With all eyes on them, do they have what it takes?

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Books for Charity

All ECP books are written by students in Hong Kong with net proceeds donated to our charity partners to support the valuable work that they do in Hong Kong and worldwide.

Charity partners include Room to Read, Make-A-Wish Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dog Rescue, The Hong Kong Red Cross, Foodlink Foundation, and Vision First.

About Our Authors

Young people often struggle to be heard, but Elephant Community Press offers opportunities for students to share their ideas with friends, family and the community at large. By publishing the work of young authors, ECP aims to demonstrate that there is an audience for well-crafted and thoughtful writing, no matter how old the writers are.

Our young authors range in age from 6 to 17 and attend both local and international schools in Hong Kong. They herald from diverse backgrounds, but share with us a passion for storytelling and the belief that everyone has something worthwhile to say.

ECP has worked with students from a wide variety of schools including Canadian International, German Swiss, Kennedy, Diocesan Girls’ Junior School, St. Paul’s Co-Ed, West Island, Braemar Hill, Diocesan Boys’ School, Singapore International, French International, HKIS, Glenealy and Renaissance College.

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