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Never Ever Give Up

Never Ever Give Up The Inspiring Story of Jessie and Her JoyJars

By Erik Rees, with Jenna Glatzer
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 5 Stars

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On 2/8 upstatealicat wrote: The cover says it all: "the inspiring story of Jessie and her JoyJars". At age 11, Jessie Rees was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor that was also incurable. The cancer is called DIPG; diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. Jessie was an active child. After being diagnosed and preparing to undergo radiation, ... Never Ever Give Up

upstatealicat's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/7 JG wrote: This is an inspiring story on many different levels. Some may have heard of 12-year-old Jessie and her battle with cancer or her famous NEGU "Never Ever Give Up" motto. Others may have seen her on the news or heard of fundraisers to fill JoyJars for children with cancer. Or, like me, you may have ... Never Ever Give Up

JG's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/6 Karen Nahas wrote: I recently reviewed Never Ever Give Up, the Inspiring Story of Jessie and her JoyJars.   At age 11, Jessie Joy Rees was diagnosed with DIPG, a rare inoperable brain cancer where a tumor grows in the middle of the brain stem.  She fought for 10 months.  During this time, she coined ... Book Review: Never Ever Give Up, the insprirational story of Jessie and her JoyJars.

Karen 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/24 Yankee Burrow wrote: I have just finished the book "Never Ever Give Up" by Erik Rees, and let me tell you, make sure you have a full box of kleenix when you start this one, because you'll need the whole box! Not only was it a tear jerker, it was touching, and inspiring, and is one of those stories that will stay with you ... Never Ever Give Up by Erik Rees

Yankee Burrow's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/1 Tasha's Mom wrote: Jessie Rees brings about a big punch of courage with her little body. Diagnosed with brain cancer, a kind of brain cancer that does not leave much hope, Jessie is inspired to help others after her diagnosis. This is the story of a young girl and her dream to help others, reaching out with her JoyJars, ... NEGU - Never Ever Give Up

Tasha's Mom's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/30 Terri Grothe wrote: Review of Never Ever Give up- if you do not have this book on your wish list, you need to add it.. I started reading and no way I could put it down, I felt like I was with the family as they went thru the testing and treatments that came with her cancer. It had me laughing, crying and made me think- ... Never Ever Give up

Terri Grothe 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/20 Mar Yannie wrote: Erik Rees author of this book and father of Jessie, courageously written the details of their fight of Jessie’s illness. Their melancholic experience is not something that any parents would like to remember but Jessie’s act of kindness is worth sharing. I like the fact that Erik, as the author, also ... Never Ever Give Up by Erik Rees

Mar Yannie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/16 germanjuls wrote: Jessie Rees was only 11 when she passed away from brain cancer, but many don't make the kind impact in 80 years that she made in 11. After Jessie was diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable type of brain cancer, she noticed that a lot of the kids in the hospital looked sad and she wanted to help. From that ... Beautiful Book

germanjuls' Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/10 Misty Nordyke wrote: Never Ever Give Up: The Inspiring Story of Jessie and Her JoyJars by Erik ReesMy rating: 5 of 5 starsJessica Joy Rees was diagnosed with an inoperable and incurable brain tumor at the age of eleven.This book is told through the eyes of her father, Erik Rees.Jessie never focused on herself as she was ... Never Ever Give Up: The Inspiring Story of Jessie and Her JoyJars by Erik Rees

Misty Nordyke's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/2 Holly Frady wrote: Many won't pick up a book that ends with a tragedy and expect to find something inspirational. Jessie Rees just might be the most inspiring person you read about though considering the battle she was in, and how she still found a way to spread hope while battling her own cancer. In the hopes of spreading ... Book Review: Erik Rees and Jenna Glatzer's Never Ever Give Up

Holly Frady's Rating:

5 Stars