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Finding Oz : how L. Frank Baum discovered the great American story —Schwartz, Evan I.

The remarkable story behind one of the world's most enduring and best-loved books. Offering new insights into the true origins and meaning of L. Frank Baum's 1900 masterwork, author Schwartz delves into the personal turm...

Prairie fires the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Fraser, Caroline, author.
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2018
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"Millions of devoted readers believe they know Laura Ingalls -- the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains and went on to write the famous autobiographical books. But the full saga of...

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...

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.

Three weeks with my brother —Sparks, Nicholas, author.

In January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother Micah set off on a three-week-trip around the world. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at 37 and 38 respectively, they were now the only surviving members of ...

Parisian lives : Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and me : a memoir —Bair, Deirdre, author.

"National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets...

The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain —Sís, Peter, 1949-

Peter Sís draws the young readers into the world that shaped him--Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.

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.

The invisible wall : a love story that broke barriers —Bernstein, Harry, 1910-2011.

The narrow street where Harry Bernstein grew up, in a small English mill town, was identical to countless other streets in countless other working-class neighborhoods of the early 1900s, except for the "invisible wall" t...

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...

William S. Burroughs a man within

William Burroughs: the Beats éminence grise, "literary outlaw," culture hero to generations of poets, musicians, artists, and filmmakers who had their minds blown by his 1959 classic, banned-in-America "Naked Lunch." Th...

Fish out of water : a search for the meaning of life : a memoir —Metaxas, Eric, author.

Metaxas reveals a personal story few have heard, taking us from his mostly happy childhood--and riotous triumphs at Yale--to the nightmare of drifting toward a dark abyss of meaninglessness from which he barely escapes. ...

Dr. Seuss : the great doodler —Klimo, Kate.

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"-- Provided by publisher.

The planter of modern life : Louis Bromfield and the seeds of a food revolution —Heyman, Stephen, author.

"How a literary idol of the Lost Generation launched America's organic and sustainable food movement. In interwar France, Louis Bromfield was equally famous as a writer and as a gardener. He pruned dahlias with Edith Wha...

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