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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...

Bill Peet : an autobiography. —Peet, Bill.

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

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.

Shockaholic —Fisher, Carrie, author.

Presents a memoir about the actress' relationship with her father, singer Eddie Fisher, her electroconvulsive therapy, and her past encounters with such recently-deceased celebrities as Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor,...

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.

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."

Author : a true story —Lester, Helen.

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

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 ...

Theft by finding diaries (1977-2002) —Sedaris, David, author.
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For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

It came from Ohio! : my life as a writer —Stine, R. L.

A best-selling author tells kids everything they ever wanted to know about him--and Goosebumps! What was R.L. Stine like as a kid? How did he start writing books? Where does he get all his scary ideas? These and many mor...

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.

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.

Feed your mind : a story of August Wilson

Like many of August Wilson's plays, this story is told in two acts, revealing how Wilson grew up to be one of the most influential American playwrights.

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