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Books


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Books


Polson's books

                                                                         

North of Hope

Polson's debut memoir follows her adventure down a remote Arctic river retracing the last trip of her father and stepmother and coming face to face with their loss.

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The Way the Wild Gets Inside

Essays exploring Polson's experience in the Alaskan wilderness and the charged relationship between humans and the wild.

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the road ahead

This collection of stories from veterans who have served as part of "The Forever War" includes Polson's "Brown Bird," her first published fiction.

Ebooks on Grit


Ebooks on Grit


The Trailblazers, The Pilots, The Generals

Enjoy these Grit Project profiles for yourself, the leaders you love and the classes you teach. Read The Grit Project blog here, and stay tuned for the Lessons from the Grit Project! 

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the trailblazers

She's Got Grit profiles of an Army Ranger, West Point's first woman general officer and the Army's first woman four star general, as well as early women aviators and a submariner will inform and inspire your bravest moves. 

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Click through to Amazon Kindle!

THE PILOTS

Three generations of women aviators from WASPs of WWII to early women Navy pilots and a few of the first women to fly attack aircraft in all services share their lessons and stories from in the air and on the ground that you can take into your life, wherever it leads.

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Click through to Amazon Kindle!

the generals

She's Got Grit profiles five women general officers who share their experiences and lessons learned in leadership, trailblazing and grit, including the Army's first woman four star general, West Point's first woman general officer, and a prisoner of war from Desert Storm.

Military and Leadership


Military and Leadership


Find and follow THE GRIT PROJECT: Real women. Real stories. Real Grit. Profiles, stories and lessons learned from kick-ass women in uniform Find them at Medium.com/@aborderlife. 

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other writing


Shannon Huffman Polson publishes articles and essays in literary journals and other publications.

other writing


Shannon Huffman Polson publishes articles and essays in literary journals and other publications.

In development-- more links coming soon!

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