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Pioneer girl : the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Anderson, William, 1952-
Book
1998
12 available of 12 items

Recounts the life story of the author of the "Little House" books, from her childhood in Wisconsin to her old age at Rocky Ridge Farm.

It began with a page : how Gyo Fujikawa drew the way —Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author.
Book
2019
0 available of 4 items

"Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told-- a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and ...

Bill Peet : an autobiography. —Peet, Bill.
Book
1989
3 available of 4 items

The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.

A girl from Yamhill : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.
Book
1996
8 available of 8 items

Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing.

July —Stevenson, James, 1929-2017
Book
1990
4 available of 4 items

The author recalls the summers he and his brother spent at their grandparents house near the beach.

Author : a true story —Lester, Helen.
Book
1997
2 available of 4 items

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

Rascal —North, Sterling, 1906-1974.
Book
1963
5 available of 6 items

The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Looking back : a book of memories —Lowry, Lois, 1937- author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now,...

Laura's album : a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Book
1998
9 available of 9 items

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

My life in dog years —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1998
11 available of 11 items

The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Phillippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Caught by the sea : my life on boats —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
2001
6 available of 6 items

Presents the life and times of Minnesota author, Gary Paulsen and his high sea adventures.

I had a lot of wishes —Stevenson, James, 1929-2017
Book
1995
2 available of 3 items

Maya Angelou —Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.
Book
2016
1 available of 5 items

"Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to becom...

The important thing about Margaret Wise Brown —Barnett, Mac, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 5 items

A picture book biography of the children's book author shares insights into her life and enduring literary influence.

Planting stories : the life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré —Denise, Anika, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 5 items

"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"-- Provided by publisher.

26 Fairmount Avenue —DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
Book
1999
9 available of 9 items

Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

My own two feet : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.
Book
1995
6 available of 6 items

Follows the popular children's author through college years during the Depression; jobs including that of librarian; marriage; and writing and publication of her first book, "Henry Huggins."

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2004
6 available of 8 items

Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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