1206 Results
1206 Results
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.

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.

Shockaholic —Fisher, Carrie, author.
Book
2012
14 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,...

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.

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.

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.

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...

The heart of a woman —Angelou, Maya.
Book
26 available of 27 items

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 ...

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

Sontag : her life and work —Moser, Benjamin, author.
Book On CD
2019
0 available of 1 items

Mythologized and misunderstood, lauded and loathed, a girl from the suburbs who became a proud symbol of cosmopolitanism, Susan Sontag left a legacy of writing that forms an indispensable key to modern culture. With hund...

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 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.

Hitch-22 : a memoir —Hitchens, Christopher.
Book
2011
4 available of 5 items

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.

Here we are : my friendship with Philip Roth —Taylor, Benjamin, 1952- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

"A deeply felt, beautifully crafted meditation on friendship and loss in the vein of A Year of Magical Thinking, and a touching portrait of Philip Roth from his closest friend. I had a baseball question on the tip of my ...

The turquoise ledge —Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948-
Book
2010
0 available of 1 items

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.

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