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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.

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.

Author : a true story —Lester, Helen.

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

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."

Gertrude Chandler Warner and the boxcar children —Ellsworth, Mary Ellen.

A biography of the woman who created the well-known stories about the adventures of four children who lived in a railroad car until going to stay with their grandfather.

Laura Ingalls Wilder —Wallner, Alexandra.

A biography of the well-known author of "The Little House on the Prairie," describing the pioneer experiences that provided the basis for much of her writing.

After Kathy Acker : a literary biography —Kraus, Chris, author.

"Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim, and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, created mostly by Acker herself. Twenty years after her d...

Laura Ingalls Wilder : storyteller of the Prairie —Wadsworth, Ginger.

Tells the life story of the author of the "Little House" books from her childhood in Wisconsin to her death at Rocky Ridge Farm at the age of ninety.

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.

We'll always have Paris : a mother daughter memoir —Coburn, Jennifer, 1966- author.

Jennifer Coburn has always been terrified of dying young. It's the reason she drops everything during the summers on a quest to travel through Europe with her daughter, Katie, before it's too late. Even though her husban...

The story of Laura Ingalls Wilder : pioneer girl —Stine, Megan.

A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her "Little House" books.

Devils, lusts and strange desires : the life of Patricia Highsmith —Bradford, Richard, 1957- author.

"Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the most influential and celebrated modern writers. However, ther...

Just like Beverly : a biography of Beverly Cleary —Conrad, Vicki, author.

"A beautifully illustrated children's biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children's book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatnes...

Sontag : her life and work —Moser, Benjamin, author.
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Mythologized and misunderstood, lauded and loathed, a girl from the suburbs who became a proud symbol of cosmopolitanism, Susan Sontag left a legacy of writing that forms an indispensable key to modern culture. With hund...

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