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2245 Results
Guts : the true stories behind Hatchet and the Brian books —Paulsen, Gary, author.
Book
2002
34 available of 41 items

The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.

Stray : a memoir —Danler, Stephanie, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 10 items

"From the author of the best-selling Sweetbitter comes an intimate, searingly honest memoir of growing up the child of addicts, of how that turbulent, often harrowing experience has affected her at every stage of her lif...

Pioneer girl : the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Anderson, William, 1952-
Book
1998
11 available of 12 items

Recounts the life story of the author of the "Little House" books, from her childhood in Wisconsin to her old age at Rocky Ridge Farm.

House lessons : renovating a life —Bauermeister, Erica, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 7 items

"In this memoir-in-essays, New York Times bestselling author Erica Bauermeister renovates a trash-filled house in the eccentric town of Port Townsend, WA, and in the process takes readers on a journey into the ways our s...

My life in dog years —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1998
10 available of 11 items

The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Phillippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Who was Maya Angelou? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 1 items

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able t...

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2004
7 available of 8 items

Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Letter to my daughter —Angelou, Maya.
Book
2008
16 available of 17 items

Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scot...

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.
Book
2016
1 available of 5 items

"Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to becom...

A girl from Yamhill : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.
Book
1996
7 available of 8 items

Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing.

Brown girl dreaming —Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Book
2014
12 available of 17 items

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she...

Prairie fires : the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Fraser, Caroline, author.
Book
2018
11 available of 18 items

Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls--the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical boo...

Bill Peet : an autobiography. —Peet, Bill.
Book
1989
3 available of 4 items

The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.

Author : a true story —Lester, Helen.
Book
1997
2 available of 4 items

Children's author Helen Lester describes her life from age three to adulthood and discusses how she writes.

Make someone happy : favorite postings —Berg, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 1 items

A collection of blog and Facebook postings about a wide variety of subjects written by, selected and sequenced for this publication by author Elizabeth Berg.

Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid —Spinelli, Jerry.
Book
1998
9 available of 9 items

This Italian-American Newbery Medalist presents a humorous account of his childhood and youth in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

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