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Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Conrad, Vicki

Summary: "A beautifully illustrated children's biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children's book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatness series of notable people from the Pacific Northwest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Anderson, William

Summary: Photographs and mementos accompany an account of the life and literary career of the author of the well-loved "Little House" books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Wilder

Wadsworth, Ginger.

Summary: Examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's life as a pioneer girl and her work as a writer describing that life for others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lester, Helen.

Summary: Children's author Helen Lester describes her life from age three to adulthood and discusses how she writes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: An autobiography of the well-known author and illustrator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R.C. Owen 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POLACCO POL

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "In this follow-up to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Margarita Engle details her teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. In vulnerable verse, she addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection that are once again under threat. Despite these circumstances, young Margarita was able to find solace...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ENG

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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