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Laura's album : a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Good talk a memoir in conversations —Jacob, Mira, 1973- author.
Graphic Novel
2018
Availability: 3 of 4

"Like many six-year-olds, Mira Jacob's half-Jewish, half-Indian son, Z, has questions about everything. At first they are innocuous enough, but as tensions from the 2016 election spread from the media into his own family...

Brown girl dreaming —Woodson, Jacqueline, author.

"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...

Ladyparts : a memoir —Copaken, Deborah, author.

"Breasts. Uterus. Cervix. Heart. Vagina. The source of life, right? Well, for writer and photographer Deborah Copaken, it turned out to be just the opposite--almost. Between escaping from an abusive marriage, facing down...

Camus, a romance —Hawes, Elizabeth, 1940-

Elizabeth Hawes, from the writing of her college honors thesis on Albert Camus, began a forty-year quest to create a portrait of Camus as a man and writer. She chronicles her own experiences as she followed in his footst...

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

"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...

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

"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...

Who was Maya Angelou? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

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...

Why be happy when you could be normal? —Winterson, Jeanette, 1959- author.

Memories of the author about her difficult childhood as the adopted daughter of an English mother with strong religious convictions, and her subsequent search for her biological mother.

The watchmaker's daughter : [a memoir] —Taitz, Sonia.

The Watchmaker's Daughter tells the story of a child of two refugees: a watchmaker who saved lives within Dachau prison, and his wife, a gifted concert pianist about to make her debut when the Nazis seized power. In this...

Things I don't want to know : a living autobiography —Levy, Deborah, author.

Things I Don't Want to Know is a unique response to George Orwell from one of our most vital contemporary writers. Taking Orwell's famous list of motives for writing as the jumping-off point for a sequence of thrilling r...

My mother's kitchen : breakfast, lunch, dinner, and the meaning of life —Gethers, Peter, author.

"A funny, moving memoir about a son's discovery that his mother has a genius for understanding the intimate connections between cooking, people and love. Peter Gethers wants to give his aging mother a very personal and p...

Bird cloud a memoir —Proulx, Annie.
Large Print
2011
Availability: 2 of 3

"Bird Cloud" is the name the author gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and four hundred foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River. On the day she first visited, a cloud in the shape of a bird hun...

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