by GarcÔia MÔarquez, Gabriel B-GARCIA MARQUEZ GARCIA
by Ehrlich, Gretel 814.54 EHRLICH
by Meredith, Amanda B-MEREDITH MEREDITH
by Doyle, Tom B JOHN DOYLE

Captain Fantastic : Elton John's Stellar Trip Through The '70s

Traces the iconic rock artist's meteoric rise in the 1970s, documenting his significant achievements and the private struggles that led to his suicide attempts and temporary retirement.…

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by Fletcher, Tony B PICKETT FLETCHE

In The Midnight Hour : The Life & Soul Of Wilson Pickett

Looks at the life and music career of prominent soul singer Wilson Pickett, chronicling the performer's rise to stardom and his self-destructive fall into alcohol and drug addiction before ending his career on a high note with a Grammy-nominated album.…

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by Wilson, G. Willow 297.574 WILSON

The Butterfly Mosque

Documents the author's conversion from all-American atheist to Islam, a journey marked by her decision to relocate to Cairo, romance with a passionate young Egyptian, and her efforts to balance the virtues of both cultures.…

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by Levinson, Cynthia E323.092 LEVINSO

The Youngest Marcher : The Story Of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist

Presents the life of nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks who became the youngest known child to be arrested for picketing against Birmingham segregation practices in 1963.…

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by Calkhoven, Laurie EB OWENS CALKHOV

Jesse Owens

An introduction to the life and achievements of the star African-American track and field athlete describes how he took a stand against racism and made history by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics.…

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J973.099 PRESIDE

Presidents Of The United States

Profiles the Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama, highlighting major events during their presidency and providing an overview of their lives.…

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by Haring, Kay EB HARING HARING
by Keller, Shana EB BANNEKER KELLER
by Kostyal, K. M. J973.3092 KOSTYAL

Benjamin Franklin's Wise Words : How To Work Smart, Play Well, And Make Real Friends

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J973.099 KRULL

A Kids' Guide To America's First Ladies

Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.…

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by Macy, Sue J629.283 MACY

Motor Girls : How Women Took The Wheel And Drove Boldly Into The Twentieth Century

Presents the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women.…

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by Michelson, Richard JB NIMOY MICHELS

Fascinating : The Life Of Leonard Nimoy

Presents a portrait of the late actor best known as Spock from "Star Trek," including his early dreams of becoming an entertainer and the ways his character reflected his experiences of being different.…

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by Mihulka, Krystyna JB MIHULKA MIHULKA

Krysia : A Polish Girl's Stolen Childhood During World War II

The author describes her family's deportation to Russia during World War II and their harsh life working for two years on a remote Soviet collective farm in Kazakhstan before they were allowed to leave and became refugees in Iran.…

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by Shamir, Ruby J352.2309 SHAMIR

What's The Big Deal About First Ladies?

Discusses what made each first lady unique and describes their role, ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential husbands.…

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by Winter, Jonah EB MANTLE WINTERS

Mickey Mantle : The Commerce Comet

Traces the life and baseball career of the legend, discussing the records he set and some he still holds.…

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by Dylan, Bob E782.4216 DYLAN

Forever Young

Bob Dylan's classic 1974 anthem Forever Young is reimagined by award-willing illustrator Rogers. In this picture book, the lyrics follow the story of a young boy who travels through Dylan's life, living in the footsteps of a musical legend.…

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by Haskell, Molly. B SPIELBERG HASKELL

Steven Spielberg : A Life In Films

A biography of the director details his many films and describes how his unique and evocative gift for storytelling evolved from experiences in his own life, including his parents' divorce and his return to Judaism after his son was born.…

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by Purkayastha, Ian B PURKAYAST PURKAYA

Truffle Boy : My Unexpected Journey Through The Exotic Food Underground

Presents how the author went from a country kid to one of the biggest names in fine dining as he offers his clients truffles, caviar, and Wagyu beef.…

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by Cooper, Helene B JOHNSON COOPER

Madame President : The Extraordinary Journey Of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

"The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women&#x;s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history,"--NoveList.…

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by Hayes, Bill 920.073 HAYES

Insomniac City : New York, Oliver, And Me

A "celebration of what [writer and photographer] Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late [neurologist] Oliver Sacks"--Amazon.com.…

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by Sagal, Katey B SAGAL SAGAL
by Winder, Elizabeth. B MONROE WINDER
by Gerson, StÔephane. 306.8509 GERSON

Disaster Falls : A Family Story

"A piercing and luminescent catalogue of a father's grief, parsing the shapes and distances of profound loss into a way forward for a family in crisis"--…

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by Stelson, Caren Barzelay 940.5425 STELSON

Sachiko : A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

Tells the story of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki through the eyes of Sachiko Yasui, who was six when the devastation was wrought, describing her experiences in the aftermath of the attack as well as her long journey to find peace.…

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by Hernandez, Laurie JB HERNANDEZ HERNAND
by Tisserand, Michael B HERRIMAN TISSERA

Krazy : George Herriman, A Life In Black And White

In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged and the deep secret he explored through his art.…

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by Nagara, Innosanto. EB-NAGARA NAGARA
by Mosher, Howard Frank B-MOSHER MOSHER

The Great Northern Express : A Writer's Journey Home

Documents the author's road trip across twenty-first-century America, where he shared personal encounters with homeless people, country performers, and readers and writers from all walks of life.…

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by McNamara, Garrett 797.3209 MCNAMAR

Hound Of The Sea : Wild Man, Wild Waves, Wild Wisdom

In this memoir, "world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth"--Amazon.com.…

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by Kelly, Clinton B-KELLY KELLY
by Edwards, Roberta JB-GOODALL EDWARDS

Who Is Jane Goodall?

Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.…

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by Bader, Bonnie JB-KING BADER

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.…

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by Herman, Gail JB-ROBINSON HERMAN

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

An introduction to the life and career of baseball's Jackie Robinson.…

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by Pollack, Pam JB-MANDELA POLLACK

Who Was Nelson Mandela?

Describes the life of the South African president and revolutionary, from his childhood and his work as a peaceful protestor to his twenty-seven-year imprisonment, his election as president, and his work to end apartheid in South Africa.…

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by McDonough, Yona Zeldis JB-PARKS MCDONOU

Who Was Rosa Parks?

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."…

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by Bader, Bonnie JB ONASSIS BADER
by Dagg, Anne Innis. J599.638 DAGG
by Demuth, Patricia JB CHAPLIN DEMUTH

Who Was Charlie Chaplin?

Describes the life and times of the actor and director, covering his youth in England, many films, and knighthood.…

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by Roberts, Cokie E973.099 ROBERTS

Ladies Of Liberty : The Women Who Shaped Our Nation

Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Isabella Graham, and Sacajawea.…

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by Smith-Llera, Danielle J972.9106 SMITH

Che Guevara's Face : How A Cuban Photographer's Image Became A Cultural Icon

"Discusses the iconic photograph of revolutionary Che Guevara taken in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda"--…

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by Buck, Joan Juliet B BUCK BUCK
by Carew, Keggie 940.5486 CAREW
by Dickinson, Amy B DICKINSO DICKINS

Strangers Tend To Tell Me Things : A Memoir Of Love, Loss, And Coming Home

"The voice behind America's most popular advice column "Ask Amy" and the New York Times best-selling author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville--returns with her follow-up memoir of family, second chances and finding love,"--NoveList.…

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by Forsthoefel, Andrew 796.5109 FORSTHO

Walking To Listen : 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time

"A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek, told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America"--Amazon.com.…

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by Marshall, Megan. B BISHOP MARSHAL
by Plutarch 937.0509 PLUTARC
by Viloria, Hida B VILORIA VILORIA
by Kalman, Maira JB LINCOLN KALMAN

Looking At Lincoln

A brief look at the life of United States president Abraham Lincoln.…

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by Maclear, Kyo 813.6 MACLEAR
by Pinkney, Andrea Davis EB-KEATS PINKNEY

A Poem For Peter : The Story Of Ezra Jack Keats And The Creation Of The Snowy Day

"A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day"--…

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by Brave Bird, Mary. B-BRAVE BIRD BRAVE
by Simpson, Joe B-SIMPSON SIMPSON

Touching The Void

The author relates his nearly fatal adventures mountaineering in the Andes, adventures that included a fall into a crevice, broken limbs, and return to safety.…

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by Hatch, Steven 362.1969 HATCH
by Jones, Cleve B-JONES JONES

When We Rise : My Life In The Movement

A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offers an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.…

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by Jones, Brian Jay B-LUCAS JONES

George Lucas : A Life

"The best-selling author of Jim Henson: The Biography traces the story of the man behind such blockbuster franchises as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, offering insight into the challenges he overcame and his influential legacy,"--NoveList.…

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by Dumas, Firoozeh B-DUMAS DUMAS

Funny In Farsi : A Memoir Of Growing Up Iranian In America

An autobiography of growing up as an Iranian-American describes the author's family's 1971 move from Iran to Southern California, the members of her diverse family, and their struggle with culture shock.…

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by Bozella, Dewey B-BOZELLA BOZELLA

Stand Tall : Fighting For My Life, Inside And Outside The Ring

The motivational speaker and recipient of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award presents an inspirational account of the twenty-six years he spent behind bars at Sing Sing for a murder he did not commit.…

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by Swartz, Clay J920.02 SWARTZ
by Gigliotti, Jim JB-WONDER GIGLIOT

Who Is Stevie Wonder?

"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"--Amazon.com.…

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by Bosworth, Patricia B BOSWORTH BOSWORT

The Men In My Life : A Memoir Of Love And Art In 1950s Manhattan

"An American journalist and biographer discusses what it was like to come of age during the repressive 1950s and how her family's move to New York landed her inside the Actor's Studio with Marilyn Monroe and Paul Newman,"--NoveList.…

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by Thorp, Edward O B THORP THORP

A Man For All Markets : From Las Vegas To Wall Street, How I Beat The Dealer And The Market

Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.…

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by Tomasky, Michael B CLINTON TOMASKY
by Jennings, Jazz B-JENNINGS JENNING

Being Jazz : My Life As A (transgender Teen)

Teen activist and trailblazer Jazz Jennings--named one of "The 25 most influential teens" of the year by Time--shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.…

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by Zayn B-ZAYN ZAYN

Zayn.

Former One Direction band member Zayn Malik is releasing his first autobiography, which will include personal photographs and drawings, presenting his own story so that fans "can judge me on my own terms, not on what the press or anyone else says."…

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by Wagner, Tricia Martineau 305.4889 WAGNER

African American Women Of The Old West

Profiles ten African-American women pioneers in the Old West, all born before 1900.…

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by Sanders, Bernard B-SANDERS SANDERS

Our Revolution : A Future To Believe In

The break-out Democratic candidate for president, who gave Hillary Clinton a run for her money, offers an inside account of his extraordinary campaign and a blueprint for future political action.…

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by Bennett, Tony B-BENNETT BENNETT
by Bush, George W. 355.0092 BUSH

Portraits Of Courage : A Commander In Chief's Tribute To America's Warriors

A collection of military oil paintings and profiles presents the stories of post-9/11 veterans, their experiences on the battlefield, road to recovery, and continuing contributions as civilians.…

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by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong B JUDGE DUNBAR

Never Caught : The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit Of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

"A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, describing the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away,"--NoveList.…

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by King, Coretta Scott B KING KING
by Eliot, Marc 791.4302 ELIOT
by Woods, Tiger 796.352 WOODS
by Kohler, Sheila B KOHLER KOHLER
by Miller, Scott 940.5456 MILLER

Agent 110 : An American Spymaster And The German Resistance In WWII

"Presents an account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of disenchanted Germans in a plot to assassinate Hitler and end World War II before the invasion of opportunistic Russian forces,"--NoveList.…

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by Schaub, Eve O. 616.8522 SCHAUB
by Schiavone, Aldo B PILATE SCHIAVO
by Bonney, Grace 338.09252 BONNEY

In The Company Of Women : Inspiration And Advice From Over 100 Makers, Artists, And Entrepreneurs

"Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries"--Amazon.com.…

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by Shepherd, Jodie JB-CLINTON SHEPHER

Hillary Clinton

Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.…

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by Searls, Damion B RORSCHACH SEARLS

The Inkblots : Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, And The Power Of Seeing

Documents the story of the creator of the psychological test developed to reveal key aspects of human personality, sharing insights into how his inkblots were carefully designed and how the test took on a life of its own after his early death.…

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808.0202 SCRATCH

Scratch : Writers, Money, And The Art Of Making A Living

"A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world"--…

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by Merkin, Daphne B MERKIN MERKIN

This Close To Happy : A Reckoning With Depression

"This Close to Happy is the first account to endeavor to tell the story of what it feels to suffer a lifetime's worth of clinical depression from the inside out and from a woman's point of view"--…

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