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Memoirs
Memoirs of interest to teens.
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Hall, Shyima.    2014
Call number: YA 362.77 HAL
The author relates how she was sold by poor parents into slavery and forced to endure brutal servitude in California until a neighbor's anonymous call to the police began her journey to freedom and...
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Mitchell, Edgar D.    2014
Call number: YA 629.454 MIT
An Apollo 14 astronaut recounts his life, including his early years living in Roswell, New Mexico, his time as a Navy combat pilot, and his incredible journey to the Moon.
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Call number: 371.822 YOU
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9, 2012, she almost paid t...
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Ritland, Mike.    2013
Call number: YA 359.984 RIT
"Trident K9 Warriors gave readers an inside look at the SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors--who they are, how they are trained, and the extreme missions they undertake to save lives. From detecting expl...
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F., Christiane.    2013.
Call number: YA 364.177 F
Recounts the childhood and adolescence of Christiane F., a German girl who became a drug addict and prostitute by age fourteen, and describes her descent into addiction and the drug- and sex-filled...
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Mary Rose.    2014
Call number: YA 305.235 MAR
A real-life teen describes in words and sketches the course of her desperate journey to fit in and find love, a no-holds-barred effort that escalated to life-risking measures.
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Hartzler, Aaron.    c2013.
Call number: YA 277.3 HAR
Describes the author's coming of age in a fervently religious household that believed Jesus' return to Earth to take the faithful to heaven was imminent, recounting how his growing doubts, earthly ...
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Call number: YA 940.5486 COR
"Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, shares her remarkable story in this firsthand account of her experience as a special agent for the...
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Wasdin, Howard E.    2012.
Call number: YA 921 WAS
Recounts the story of how the author overcame a tough and abusive childhood to fulfill his dream of joining the exciting and dangerous world of the Navy SEALs by becoming a Special Forces sniper.
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Beard, Amanda.    p2012.
Call number: MP3CD 797.2109 BEARD, AMANDA Bea
"In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happine...
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