by Brayton, Jenna 973.932 BRAYTON

Yes She Can : 10 Stories Of Hope & Change From Young Female Staffers Of The Obama White House

"An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--…

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by Chacour, Elias B CHACOUR CHACOUR

Blood Brothers : The Dramatic Story Of A Palestinian Christian Working For Peace In Israel

This book offers hope and insight that can help each person learn to live at peace in a world of tension and terror. Written in a warm, storytelling manner. Includes updated commentary on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.…

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by Herriot, James J636 HERRIOT

James Herriot's Treasury For Children

A collection of the author's stories for children, including "Moses the Kitten," "The Market Square Dog," and "Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb."…

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by Wallmark, Laurie JB LAMARR WALLMAR
by Anderson, Laurie Halse B ANDERSON ANDERSO
by Cline-Ransome, Lesa E796.342 CLINE

Game Changers : The Story Of Venus And Serena Williams

Shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.…

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by Kelly, Scott JB KELLY KELLY

Endurance : My Year In Space And How I Got There

Adapted from the memoir of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking year in space.…

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by Anderson, Heather B ANDERSON ANDERSO
by Kim, Cynthia A. B KIM KIM

Nerdy, Shy, And Socially Inappropriate : A User Guide To An Asperger Life

"Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkiness of living with Asperger's Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic."--Publisher.…

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by McGilligan, Patrick B BROOKS MCGILLI

Funny Man : Mel Brooks

A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater.…

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by Stanley, Paul B STANLEY STANLEY
by Murie, Margaret E. B MURIE MURIE

Two In The Far North

Details the author's life, describing her loving relationship with Alaska from her first visit as a child, till her work as a wilderness activist.…

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by Black Elk B BLACK BLACK E
by Brown, Melanie B BROWN BROWN
by Moby B MOBY MOBY
by Jackson, Julian B GAULLE JACKSON
by Churnin, Nancy EB BERLIN CHURNIN

Irving Berlin : The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Describes the life of the famous composer, who immigrated to the United States at age five and became inspired by the rhythms of jazz and blues in his new home.…

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by Kimmelman, Leslie EB BERLIN KIMMELM
by Bailey, Linda JB SHELLEY BAILEY
by Bruchac, Joseph JB NEZ BRUCHAC

Chester Nez And The Unbreakable Code : A Navajo Code Talker's Story

"As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--…

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by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong JB JUDGE DUNBAR

Never Caught, The Story Of Ona Judge : George And Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared To Run Away

"A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--…

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by McNamara, Margaret J973.4092 MCNAMAR

Eliza : The Story Of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

Presents the life of Eliza Hamilton, wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, covering her early years in New York, her married life with Alexander, and her later years as a generous philanthropist.…

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by Moss, Marissa JB PINKERTON MOSS

The Eye That Never Sleeps : How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

Offers an illustrated look at the life and career of Allan Pinkerton, with a special focus on the specifics of how he successfully thwarted a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln in Baltimore before he was sworn in as president.…

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by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux JB FLETCHER NELSON

Let 'er Buck! : George Fletcher, The People's Champion

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Yousafzai, Malala JB YOUSAFZAI YOUSAFZ
by Sanders, Rob EB MILK SANDERS

Pride : The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.…

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by Mahin, Michael James JB SANTANA MAHIN

When Angels Sing : The Story Of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Tells the life story of rock musician Carlos Santana.…

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by Partridge, Elizabeth J959.7043 PARTRID

Boots On The Ground : America's War In Vietnam

"An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldier, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Caro, Robert A. B CARO CARO

Working : Researching, Interviewing, Writing

"Short autobiography about author's processes of researching, interviewing, and writing his books"--…

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by Davis, Margaret Leslie 093 DAVIS

The Lost Gutenberg : The Astounding Story Of One Book's Five-hundred-year Odyssey

"The never-before-told story of one extremely rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it"--…

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by Jarrett, Valerie B JARRETT JARRETT

Finding My Voice : My Journey To The West Wing And The Path Forward

The longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her experiences as an Iran-born African-American woman as well as a family member, lawyer, public servant and government leader at a dynamic period in American history.…

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by Newton-John, Olivia B NEWTON NEWTON
by O'Connell, Robert L. B WASHINGTO OCONNEL
by Pace, Kristin Knight B PACE PACE
by Pedersen, Dan B PEDERSEN PEDERSE
by Young, Damon B YOUNG YOUNG

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker : A Memoir In Essays

The co-founder of VerySmartBrothas.com presents a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the direct impact of racism on his life, the shifting definition of black male identity, and the ongoing realities of white supremacy.…

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by Kan, Karoline 951.061 KAN

Under Red Skies : Three Generations Of Life, Loss, And Hope In China

"An examination of the generational bonds and divisions of the Kan family and the panoramic effects of China's changing societal norms and fast-growing economy, where some succeed and others are destined to fail."--…

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by Glaser, Linda EB LAZARUS GLASER

Emma's Poem : The Voice Of The Statue Of Liberty

The story of Emma Lazarus, who, despite her life of privilege, became a tireless advocate for the immigrants who arrived in New York City in the 1880s and wrote a famous poem for the Statue of Liberty.…

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by Halfmann, Janet EB GRANDERSO HALFMAN

Midnight Teacher : Lilly Ann Granderson And Her Secret School

"The life of Lilly Ann Granderson, an enslaved teacher who strongly believed in the power of education and risked her life to teach others during slavery. Includes afterword and sources"--…

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by Jones, Carrie EB BERG JONES

The Spy Who Played Baseball

"Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Rosenstock, Barb EB CHAND ROSENST

The Secret Kingdom : Nek Chand, A Changing India, And A Hidden World Of Art

The incredible story of the world's largest visionary environment: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, kept secret by outsider artist Nek Chand for fifteen years.…

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by Talbott, Hudson EB COLE TALBOTT

Picturing America : Thomas Cole And The Birth Of American Art

"The story of artist Thomas Cole, founder of America's first formal art movement: the Hudson River school of painting"--…

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by Winter, Jonah EB PRESLEY WINTER

Elvis Is King!

Presents the life and legacy of Elvis, from his birth in Mississippi through his music career, his time in the army, his marriage, and his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.…

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by Backman, Fredrik B BACKMAN BACKMAN
by Duffy, Peter B BAILEY DUFFY

The Agitator : William Bailey And The First American Uprising Against Nazism

"This story of an anti-fascist's dramatic and remarkable victory against Nazism in 1935 is an inspiration to anyone compelled to resist when signs of oppression are on the horizon"--…

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by Cottom, Tressie McMillan 301.092 COTTOM
by Quindlen, Anna B QUINDLEN QUINDLE
by Tsabari, Ayelet B TSABARI TSABARI
by O'Brien, Phillips Payson B LEAHY OBRIEN

The Second Most Powerful Man In The World : The Life Of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief Of Staff

"The life of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted and powerful advisor, Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief"--…

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by Reichl, Ruth B REICHL REICHL
by Norris, Mary 306.4428 NORRIS
by Winn, Raynor B WINN WINN
by Greenberg, Amy S. B POLK GREENBE

Lady First : The World Of First Lady Sarah Polk

An exploration of Sarah Polk's political savvy and contributions to American feminism details the contradictions attributed to her character, her wartime achievements, and her influence in Washington politics during her husband's presidency.…

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by Tobia, Jacob 305.3097 TOBIA

Sissy : A Coming-of-gender Story

"A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above"--…

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by Hanson, Victor Davis B TRUMP HANSON

The Case For Trump

Explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen Republican rivals and a well-funded Democrat and argues that Trump's outsider status has made him a successful president.…

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by Murphy, Jack B MURPHY MURPHY

Murphy's Law : My Journey From Army Ranger To Green Beret To Investigative Journalist

"A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Griswold, Megan B GRISWOLD GRISWOL
by Farwell, Matt B BERGDAHL FARWELL

American Cipher : Bowe Bergdahl And The U.S. Tragedy In Afghanistan

"The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--…

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by Morris, Jan 823.914 MORRIS

In My Mind's Eye : A Thought Diary

A collection of daily diaries, penned over the course of a single year, about the twenty-first century and the author's place in it.…

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