1213 Results
1213 Results
Pioneer girl : the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Anderson, William, 1952-
Book
1998
11 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.

Shockaholic —Fisher, Carrie, author.
Book
2012
11 available of 15 items

Presents a memoir about the actress' relationship with her father, singer Eddie Fisher, her electroconvulsive therapy, and her past encounters with such recently-deceased celebrities as Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor,...

My life in dog years —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1998
10 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.

A girl from Yamhill : a memoir —Cleary, Beverly.
Book
1996
7 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.

Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid —Spinelli, Jerry.
Book
1998
9 available of 9 items

This Italian-American Newbery Medalist presents a humorous account of his childhood and youth in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Theft by finding diaries 1977-2002 —Sedaris, David, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2017
4 available of 6 items

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

The heart of a woman —Angelou, Maya.
Book
28 available of 28 items

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."

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

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

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,...

Flora and Tiger : 19 very short stories from my life —Carle, Eric.
Book
1997
2 available of 2 items

The author recalls experiences from his childhood in Germany and his later life in the United States, all in some way connected with various animals.

Theft by finding diaries (1977-2002) —Sedaris, David, author.
Large Print
2017
4 available of 4 items

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

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