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Morales, Areli

Summary: "In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story of moving from a quiet town in Mexico to the bustling and noisy metropolis of New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Mohammed, Rahaf

Summary: In January 2019, then 18-year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed escaped from her family while holidaying in Kuwait. She was fleeing systematic abuse of her human rights as a woman growing up in Saudi Arabia and, specifically, her family's threats to kill her because she desired the freedoms Western women take for granted. She boarded a plane bound for Bangkok, en route to Australia where she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOHAMMAD, RAHAF MOH

Ronstadt, Linda

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Feels Like Home is a love letter to Ronstadt's Mexican American roots. It tells of her coming of age in the world between Tucson and the Rio Sonora region of northern Mexico, presented through stories, photographs, and recipes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RONSTADT, LINDA RON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Ronstadt

Harris, Kamala

Summary: "Senator Kamala Harris's picture book memoir in which she tells her life story and shows how everyone can be a superhero"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

Townsend, Alan R.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A decade ago, Dr. Alan Townsend's family received two unthinkable, catastrophic diagnoses: his 4-year-old daughter and his brilliant and vivacious wife developed unrelated, life-threatening forms of brain cancer. As he witnessed his young daughter fight during the courageous final months of her mother's life, Townsend - a lifelong scientist - was indelibly altered. He began to see scientific...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

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hooks, bell

Summary: Stitching together girlhood memories with the finest threads of innocence, feminist intellectual bell hooks presents a powerfully intimate account of growing up in the South. A memoir of ideas and perceptions, Bone Black shows the unfolding of female creativity and one strong-spirited child's journey toward becoming a writer. She learns early on the roles women and men play in society, as well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 1996

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Cacioppo, Stephanie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the world's foremost neuroscientist of romantic love comes a personal story of connection and heartbreak that brings new understanding to an old truth: better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. At thirty-seven, Dr. Stephanie Cacioppo was content to be single. She was fulfilled by her work on the neuroscience of romantic love-how finding and growing with a partner...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CACIOPPO, STEPHANIE CAC

Ephron, Delia

Summary: After Delia Ephron channeled her frustration with Verizon into a New York Times op ed, she got an email from a man she dated briefly in college. He soon flew to see her. They were crazily in love. What could go wrong? Acute myeloid leukemia, which also took her beloved older sister, struck her three months into this new blissful life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 EPHRON, DELIA EPH

Ephron, Delia

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The bestselling, beloved writer of romantic comedies like You've Got Mail tells her own late-in-life love story in her "resplendent memoir," complete with a tragic second act and joyous resolution. Delia Ephron had struggled through several years of heartbreak. She'd lost her sister, Nora, and then her husband, Jerry, both to cancer. Several months after Jerry's death, she decided to make one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EPHRON, DELIA EPH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B EPHRON EPH

Esper, Mark T.

Summary: "Former Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper reveals the shocking details of his tumultuous tenure while serving in the Trump administration. From June of 2019 until his firing by President Trump after the November 2020 election, Secretary Mark T. Esper led the Department of Defense through an unprecedented time in history--a period marked by growing threats and conflict abroad, a global pandemic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESP

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESPER, MARK T. ESP

Forney, Ellen

Summary: "Rock steady: brilliant advice from my bipolar life is the eagerly awaited sequel/companion book to Forney's 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: mania, depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder, Rock Steady turns the focus outward, offering a self-help guide of tips, tricks and tools by someone who has been through it all and come through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.895 FOR

Foster, Craig

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In this thrilling memoir of a life spent exploring the most incredible places on Earth--from the Great African Seaforest to the crocodile lairs of the Okavango Delta--Craig Foster reveals how we can attend to the earthly beauty around us and deepen our love for all living things, whether we make our homes in the country, the city, or anywhere in between. Foster explores his struggles to remain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 508 FOS

Goodreau, Olivia

Summary: "So many young people are faced with life-changing hardships--from illness and disease to loss and calamity. What Olivia Goodreau discovers through her journey with chronic Lyme , and what she has been sharing with the world, is that inside of every predicament is also a possibility. This is the story of how Olivia turned the physical challenges and emotional hardships she had faced since she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaudium Publishing 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOODREAU, OLIVIA GOO

Hampl, Patricia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1999

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

Heat Moon, William Least

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least-Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map--if they get on at all--only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Simplicity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 HEA

Jordan-Fenton, Christy

Summary: "The beloved story of an Inuvialuk girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, updated for a new generation of readers. Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton's powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to commemorate the memoir's 10th anniversary with updates to the text, reflections on the book's impact, and a bonus chapter from the acclaimed follow-up, A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 371.892 JOY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 POK

Kelly, Scott

Summary: "Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, Astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure, and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 629.45 KEL

Kryst, Cheslie

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The text read, "By the time you get this . . ." This is the story of Cheslie Kryst, a former Miss USA, in her own words. When the world awoke on the morning of January 30, 2022, many were shocked to learn of the tragic death of former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst. For most people, the news was unfathomable. How could a young woman in the prime of her life--a pageant queen, accomplished attorney,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forefront Books 2024

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Lipska, Barbara K.

Summary: "As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness--only to miraculously survive with her memories intact. In the tradition of My Stroke of Insight and Brain on Fire, this powerful memoir recounts her ordeal and explains its unforgettable lessons about the brain and mind. In January 2015, Barbara Lipska--a leading expert on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIPSKA, BARBARA K. LIP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LIPSKA LIP

Liu, Simu

Summary: "We Were Dreamers is the superhero origin story of Simu Liu, Marvel Cinematic Universe's first leading Asian superhero, who grew up torn between China and Canada, until he found the courage to dream like his parents before him. Witty, honest, inspiring and relatable, We Were Dreamers weaves together the narratives of two generations in a Chinese immigrant family who are inextricably tied to one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIU, SIMU LIU

Means, Brittany

Summary: "I can't write a story about myself as the sad, quiet child of two drug addicts. That's not how it was, even when it was. To me, sleeping in the car was normal. Better, it was comfy and fun. I loved my bed made of clothes inside a trash bag that I sank into slowly like Uncle Fester from the Addams Family movie... I loved the motels and their swimming pools and trashy daytime TV channels......

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zibby Books LLC 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEANS, BRITTANY MEA

Simon, Rachel

Summary: Beth is a spirited woman with mental retardation, who spends nearly every day riding the buses in Philadelphia. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community. When Beth asks her sister Rachel to accompany her on the buses for one year, they take a transcendent journey together that changes Rachel's life in incredible ways and leads her to accept her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SIM

Swenson, Kate

Summary: With her popular blog, Finding Cooper's Voice, Kate Swenson has provided hope and comfort for hundreds of thousands of parents of children with autism. Now, Kate shares her inspiring journey with honesty and compassion, offering solace and hope to others on this path and illuminating the strength and perseverance of mothers. Print run 75,000.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Mills & Boon 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SWENSON, KATE SWE

Turnbull, Jonathan M.

Summary: "An American special operations team leads the fight to remove ISIS from Manbij and the surrounding region in Syria in this account told through the eyes of Army Capt. Jonathan Turnbull. After multiple heroic operations, returning electricity to 400,000 civilians, and helping thousands of girls return to school, ISIS did everything it could to thwart the offensive. Turnbull is injured in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WestBow Press 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 921 Tur

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