1211 Results
1211 Results
The turquoise ledge —Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948-
Book
2010
0 available of 1 items

This side of wild mutts, mares, and laughing dinosaurs —Paulsen, Gary, author.
Book On CD
2015
0 available of 1 items

Gary Paulsen is an adventurer who competed in two Iditarods, survived the Minnesota wilderness, and climbed the Bighorns. None of this would have been possible without his truest companion: his animals. Sled dogs rescued...

What happened to Kerouac?
DVD
2012
1 available of 1 items

Investigates the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac, father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. Shows what happened when fam...

House lessons : renovating a life —Bauermeister, Erica, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 7 items

"In this memoir-in-essays, New York Times bestselling author Erica Bauermeister renovates a trash-filled house in the eccentric town of Port Townsend, WA, and in the process takes readers on a journey into the ways our s...

Flora and Tiger : 19 very short stories from my life —Carle, Eric.
Book
1997
3 available of 3 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.

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

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

A prairie girl's faith : the spiritual legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder —Hines, Stephen W., author.
Book
2018
2 available of 4 items

An extended, in-depth discussion of the Christian faith of one of America's most beloved pioneer women, Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House series books. Includes photos and authentic recipes from the Little Hou...

Brown girl dreaming —Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Book
2014
13 available of 17 items

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she...

We'll always have Paris : a mother daughter memoir —Coburn, Jennifer, 1966- author.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

Jennifer Coburn has always been terrified of dying young. It's the reason she drops everything during the summers on a quest to travel through Europe with her daughter, Katie, before it's too late. Even though her husban...

Public speaking
DVD
2011
1 available of 1 items

Wise, brilliant, and funny, Fran Lebowitz hit the New York literary scene in the early '70s when Andy Warhol hired the unknown scribe to write a column for Interview magazine. Today, she's an acclaimed author with legion...

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...

Addicted : notes from the belly of the beast
Book
2016
0 available of 1 items

Missing men : a memoir —Johnson, Joyce, 1935-
Book
2004
1 available of 1 items

Who was Maya Angelou? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 2 items

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able t...

Guts : the true stories behind Hatchet and the Brian books —Paulsen, Gary, author.
Book
2002
37 available of 41 items

The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.

Sontag : her life and work —Moser, Benjamin, author.
Book
2019
4 available of 4 items

"Benjamin Moser's Sontag, a biography of Susan Sontag, is a portrait of the iconoclastic and prolific essayist, novelist, and critic and her role in the history of American intellectualism" -- Provided by publisher.

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
DVD
2019
1 available of 2 items

"Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin ... Produced with Le Guin's participation over the course of a decade, Worlds o...

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