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Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Manzano, Sonia

Summary: A coming-of-age memoir by the actress and writer offers a look into the daily lives of a loving, but troubled, Latino family and a girl kept afloat amid the turbulence of her life and times by the dream of becoming an actress.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MANZANO, SONIA MAN

Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: Ellen DeGeneres has dedicated her life to making people laugh. She is known as an entertainment pioneer and champion of the LGBTQ community. Ellen DeGeneres: Groundbreaking Entertainer explores DeGeneres's early life, rise to fame, and positive influence on society. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Scott, Melody Thomas

Summary: The renowned actress behind the character Nikki Newman of The Young and the Restless tells all in this scintillating memoir, divulging the insider details of her dramatic life and sixty-year career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Slate, Jenny

Summary: "To see the world through Jenny Slate's eyes is to see it as though for the first time, shimmering with strangeness and possibility. As she will remind you, we live on an ancient ball that rotates around a bigger ball made up of lights and gasses that are science gasses, not farts (don't be immature). Heartbreak, confusion, and misogyny stalk this blue-green sphere, yes, but it is also a place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SLATE, JENNY SLA

Summary: Branded as the most hated man in wrestling after winning a highly controversial WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 2000, actor David Arquette attempts a rocky return to the sport that stalled his promising Hollywood career. Dangerously determined to redeem his reputation and reclaim his self-respect, Arquette will stop at nothing to earn his place in professional wrestling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC YOU

Leachman, Cloris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LEACHMAN, CLORIS LEA

Kawa, Katie

Summary: "Meghan Markle is using the power of the British monarchy for good, and readers discover exactly how she's making a difference in the lives of many people through this inspiring look at her life before and after marrying Prince Harry. Through detailed main text and age-appropriate quotes, readers are shown how Meghan Markle went from being an actress with a passion for activism to a member of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Box

Summary: Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman's resume was impressive--a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling. Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person, he's ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas, which were so committed and so convincing that all but his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BRO

Barber, Andrea

Summary: She grew up in front of the world on the beloved sitcom Full House, but then actress Andrea Barber abruptly left Hollywood. Why did she leave and what did she do for twenty years out of the spotlight before returning to television? This is her funny and inspiring memoir of fame, heartache, resilience --and the reboot of a lifetime . . .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARBER, ANDREA BAR

Clemmons, François

Summary: The intimate debut memoir by the man known to the world as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 's "Officer Clemmons," a Grammy Award-winning artist who made history as the first African American actor to have a recurring role on a children's television program

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEMMONS, FRANCOIS CLE

White, Betty

Summary: A personal account by the popular actress shares stories from her decades in Hollywood while offering her lighthearted perspectives on topics ranging from sex and aging to animal welfare and television.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.45 WHITE, BETTY Whi

Hatcher, Teri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 HAT

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Meghan Markle. Readers learn about Markle's early life, her beginnings as an actress, her volunteer and advocacy work with the UN and World Vision, and her marriage to Britain's Prince Harry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wentworth, Alexandra

Summary: The actress, comedian, media darling, and New York Times bestselling author picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life--and this time, on a mission of self-improvement--in a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WENTWORTH, ALI WEN

Van Dyke, Dick.

Summary: The star of one of the most popular sitcoms of the 1960s and of classic films such as "Mary Poppins" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," Dick Van Dyke pens a lively, heartwarming memoir of his multi-layered life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 VAN

Bertinelli, Valerie

Summary: Weight loss advocate Valerie Bertinelli presents another inspiring memoir/self-help guide. After shedding the pounds, Bertinelli reveals several ways to fulfill hunger without overeating.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BERTINELLI, VALERIE Ber

Goldsmith, Jonathan

Summary: Jonathan Goldsmith has many answers to that question. For years he was a struggling actor in New York and Los Angeles, with experiences that included competing for roles with Dustin Hoffman, getting shot by John Wayne, drinking with Tennessee Williams, and sailing the high seas with Fernando Lamas, never mind romancing many lovely ladies along the way. However, it wasn't all fun and games for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOLDSMITH, JONATHAN GOL

Graham, Lauren

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "This book contains some stories from my life: the awkward growing-up years, the confusing dating years, the fulfilling work years, and what it was like to be asked to play one of my favorite characters again. Also included: tales of living on a houseboat, meeting guys at awards shows, and that time I was asked to be a butt model. A hint: all three made me seasick."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRAHAM, LAUREN GRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GRAHAM GRA

Hook, John.

Summary: The 1978 murder of actor Bob Crane remains unsolved. Hook retested the original blood evidence, and searched for the identity of the killer. He shows how police mistakes and missing evidence impacted the investigation, and raises new questions in the search for truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Get Hooked Media 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 HOO

White, Betty

Summary: "Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, romantic love, aging, television, fans, love for animals, and the brave new world of celebrity. If You Ask Me mixes her thoughtful observations with humorous stories from a seven- decade career in Hollywood"--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 WHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, BETTY WHI

Wilson, Rainn

Summary: A comedic memoir by the actor best known for his portrayal of Dwight on "The Office" traces his experiences as a young misfit, his early career struggles, and his post-success reconnection with the artistic and creative values of his Bah©Ł©Ư faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILSON, RAINN WIL

Bertinelli, Valerie

Summary: The actress recalls the challenges of maintaining a healthy self-image while coping with the stress of celebrity, her twenty-year marriage to rock star Eddie Van Halen, her battle with depression and weight, motherhood, and her determination to take control of her own life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.4502 BER

Cranston, Bryan

Summary: A memoir and meditation on creativity by the star of "Breaking Bad" chronicles his theatrical childhood and recommitment to acting in the aftermath of his father's disappearance, describing his early acting jobs and the performances that earned him Tony and Emmy Awards. "Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father cast him in a United Way commercial. Acting was clearly the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRANSTON, BRYAN CRA

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