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Beston, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 BES

Anderson, William

Summary: A comprehensive guidebook to all the homes in which Laura Ingalls Wilder once lived and which have now been preserved as historic landmarks and museums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

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Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Shulman, Alix Kates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 SHU

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: A black woman recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 818.54 ANG

Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1970

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: B ANGELOU ANG

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.9 Fresh

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9977 FRE

Haines, John Meade

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 HAI

Cisneros, Sandra.

Summary: "From the beloved author of The House on Mango Street: a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that, taken together, form a jigsaw autobiography: an intimate album of a literary legend's life and career. From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico, in a region where "my ancestors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CISNEROS, SANDRA CIS

Kimmel, Haven

Summary: A continuation of the memoir "A Girl Named Zippy" follows the story of her mother, Delonda, who reinvents her life by returning to college and losing fifty pounds, while Zippy continues to work out the dynamic of their nuclear family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.6 KIM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 Kim

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny can reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother is spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. There, Sonny's father, the mine's superintendent, has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 HIC

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: Author's memoir of growing up black in the 1930's and 1940's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 Ang

Sciolino, Elaine

Summary: "Part memoir, part travelogue, part love letter to the people who live and work on a magical street in Paris. Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. 'I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs,' Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 944 SCI

Eby, Margaret

Summary: "A literary travelogue that ventures deep into the heart of classic Southern literature. As the writer Elif Batuman did for Russian literature in The Possessed, Margaret Eby does for Southern literature in this charming book of literary exploration. From Mississippi (William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Barry Hannah) to Alabama (Harper Lee, Truman Capote) to Georgia (Flannery...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 EBY

Gulley, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GULLEY, PHILIP GUL

Steig, William

Summary: A peak at the life of William Steig in 1916 when he was a young boy living in the Bronx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC STE

Greene, Bob.

Summary: A highly personal true story of memory and the power of friendship from journalist Bob Greene. Growing up in Bexley, Ohio, population 13,000, Bob and his four best friends--Allen, Chuck, Dan, and Jack--were inseparable. Of the four, Jack was Bob's very best friend, a bond forged from the moment they met on the first day of kindergarten. They grew up together, got in trouble together, learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.1 GRE

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 ADA

Legler, Gretchen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 LEG

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a "lifelong endeavor," or simply singing the praises of a meal of red...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5409 ANG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.5409 ANG

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: In this straightforward yet prosaically beautiful work, award-winning author Maya Angelou provides heartfelt advice to the masses. While imploring her readers to work hard at living well, she offers real and applicable ways in which to make the world a better place while also cultivating fulfillment within yourself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.5409 ANG

Summary: 1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the Beat generation. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's feature documentary The Beat Hotel explores this amazing place and time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Garber, Elizabeth W.

Summary: "This haunting memoir describes visionary architect Woodie Garber's descent into madness and follows Elizabeth's inspiring journey to emerge from her abuse, gain understanding and freedom from her father's control, and go on to become a loving mother and a healer who helps others"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GARBER, ELIZABETH W GAR