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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.44
Louie Zamperini's life was a wild ride from the start. At two, while suffering from pneumonia he climbed out of his bedroom window and had to be chase...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
Lady Q: The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen
4.15
This is the story of Sonia, aka, Lady Q who after suffering abuse and neglect at the hands of her family seeks refuge and acceptance in a gang.

Specif...more
Mar 08, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
 
Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller
4.04
This graphic novel focuses on the early relationship between Helen Keller, and her teacher Annie Sullivan. The images effectively convey the frustrati...more
Feb 22, 2013
Feb 22, 2013
 
Open
4.11
In this biography of one of the best male tennis players, Agassi is indeed open. He does not paint himself or his friends as perfect (although his wif...more
May 12, 2010
May 12, 2010
 
My Losing Season: A Memoir
3.80
The detail with which Conroy describes his senior season of basketball at the Citadel is amazing. Apparently, he spent a good deal of time interviewin...more
Sep 09, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
3.71
Nujood lived in a remote village in Yemen until scandal forced her family to move to the city. When the family's poverty reached an unsustainable leve...more
Mar 16, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
Justin Timberlake
4.00
The title of this new series (also The Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus) is "Junk Food: Tasty Celebrity Bios" and it fits. It is basically a brief bio t...more
Jul 07, 2009
Jul 07, 2009
 
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
4.13
A heart-wrenching and powerful novel of a child's life ravaged by war. Ishmael Beah tells of how his life, and that of thousands in Sierra Leone, was...more
Oct 20, 2008
Sep 18, 2008
 
Bossypants
3.93
I very rarely read anything funny so that made this an especially enjoyable departure from the many dystopias and historical fictions I have been read...more
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
4.36
An inspiring tale of humble, dedicated athletes and coaches who put aside their individual goals to work as team. Although this is the story of 9 team...more
Aug 22, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
Stitches
4.02
An engrossing memoir told in a graphic novel form. Born with minor health problems that were exacerbated by his father's medical treatments and trappe...more
Mar 23, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
Hole in My Life
3.73
This children's author tells how he got involved with a drug smuggling scam that landed him in prison and how that event helped him on his road to bec...more
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Mar 14, 2008
 
Between Boardslides and Burnout: My Notes from the Road
3.43
The "journal" format provided a great look into life on the pro skating tour. You feel like you are chatting with Tony Hawk. Excellent layout and desi...more
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Mar 14, 2008
 
Autobiography of a Face
3.93
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Mar 03, 2009
 
Kurt Cobain Journals
3.92
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Feb 03, 2009
 
Three Weeks With My Brother
3.98
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Feb 04, 2009
 
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
3.13
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Feb 04, 2009
 
Three Little Words
4.08
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Feb 04, 2009
 
I am Scout: The Biography of Harper Lee
3.61
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Feb 04, 2009
 
Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
3.58
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Feb 13, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
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Mar 03, 2009
 
The Heroin Diaries: A Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star
4.11
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Feb 03, 2009
 
E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX
3.96
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Jan 2007
Mar 04, 2009
 
The Way I Am
4.26
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Feb 03, 2009
 
Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
4.03
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Nov 11, 2008
 
The Last Lecture
4.22
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Oct 17, 2009
Oct 06, 2009
 
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
3.70
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Jan 13, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
 
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
4.06
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Jan 07, 2010
 
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
4.02
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Nov 11, 2008
 
Girl, Interrupted
3.86
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Apr 17, 2008
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