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It began with a page : how Gyo Fujikawa drew the way —Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author.

"Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told-- a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and ...

Pioneer girl : the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Anderson, William, 1952-

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.

A girl from Yamhill : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.

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.

Bill Peet : an autobiography. —Peet, Bill.

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

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.

My own two feet : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.

Follows the popular children's author through college years during the Depression; jobs including that of librarian; marriage; and writing and publication of her first book, "Henry Huggins."

Rascal —North, Sterling, 1906-1974.

The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Judy Blume's story —Lee, Betsy, 1949-

A biography of Judy Blume, perhaps the most popular writer of juvenile fiction today, based on first hand information from the writer herself.

Gone to the woods : surviving a lost childhood —Paulsen, Gary, author.

His name is synonymous with high-stakes wilderness survival stories. Now, beloved author Gary Paulsen portrays a series of life-altering moments from his turbulent childhood as his own original survival story. If not for...

Author : a true story —Lester, Helen.

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

Things will never be the same —DePaola, Tomie, 1934-

Author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school in 1941 when he was a boy.

Great authors of children's literature —Mass, Wendy, 1967-

Profiles the lives and innovative work of the following popular authors: A. A. Milne, C. S. Lewis, E.B. White, Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl, Maurice Sendak, and Judy Blume.

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...

Island treasures : growing up in Cuba —Ada, Alma Flor, author.

Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba. Includes Spani...

Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid —Spinelli, Jerry.

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

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...

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