by Murie, Margaret E. B MURIE MURIE

Two In The Far North

Details the author's life, describing her loving relationship with Alaska from her first visit as a child, till her work as a wilderness activist.…

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by Black Elk B BLACK BLACK E
by Brown, Melanie B BROWN BROWN
by Jackson, Julian B GAULLE JACKSON
by Churnin, Nancy EB BERLIN CHURNIN

Irving Berlin : The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Describes the life of the famous composer, who immigrated to the United States at age five and became inspired by the rhythms of jazz and blues in his new home.…

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by Kimmelman, Leslie EB BERLIN KIMMELM
by Bailey, Linda JB SHELLEY BAILEY
by Bruchac, Joseph JB NEZ BRUCHAC

Chester Nez And The Unbreakable Code : A Navajo Code Talker's Story

"As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--…

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by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong JB JUDGE DUNBAR

Never Caught, The Story Of Ona Judge : George And Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared To Run Away

"A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--…

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by McNamara, Margaret J973.4092 MCNAMAR

Eliza : The Story Of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

Presents the life of Eliza Hamilton, wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, covering her early years in New York, her married life with Alexander, and her later years as a generous philanthropist.…

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by Moss, Marissa JB PINKERTON MOSS

The Eye That Never Sleeps : How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

Offers an illustrated look at the life and career of Allan Pinkerton, with a special focus on the specifics of how he successfully thwarted a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln in Baltimore before he was sworn in as president.…

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by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux JB FLETCHER NELSON

Let 'er Buck! : George Fletcher, The People's Champion

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Yousafzai, Malala JB YOUSAFZAI YOUSAFZ
by Sanders, Rob EB MILK SANDERS

Pride : The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.…

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by Mahin, Michael James JB SANTANA MAHIN

When Angels Sing : The Story Of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Tells the life story of rock musician Carlos Santana.…

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by Partridge, Elizabeth J959.7043 PARTRID

Boots On The Ground : America's War In Vietnam

"An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldier, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Pedersen, Dan B PEDERSEN PEDERSE
by Kan, Karoline 951.061 KAN

Under Red Skies : Three Generations Of Life, Loss, And Hope In China

"An examination of the generational bonds and divisions of the Kan family and the panoramic effects of China's changing societal norms and fast-growing economy, where some succeed and others are destined to fail."--…

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by Glaser, Linda EB LAZARUS GLASER

Emma's Poem : The Voice Of The Statue Of Liberty

The story of Emma Lazarus, who, despite her life of privilege, became a tireless advocate for the immigrants who arrived in New York City in the 1880s and wrote a famous poem for the Statue of Liberty.…

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by Halfmann, Janet EB GRANDERSO HALFMAN

Midnight Teacher : Lilly Ann Granderson And Her Secret School

"The life of Lilly Ann Granderson, an enslaved teacher who strongly believed in the power of education and risked her life to teach others during slavery. Includes afterword and sources"--…

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by Jones, Carrie EB BERG JONES

The Spy Who Played Baseball

"Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Rosenstock, Barb EB CHAND ROSENST

The Secret Kingdom : Nek Chand, A Changing India, And A Hidden World Of Art

The incredible story of the world's largest visionary environment: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, kept secret by outsider artist Nek Chand for fifteen years.…

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by Talbott, Hudson EB COLE TALBOTT

Picturing America : Thomas Cole And The Birth Of American Art

"The story of artist Thomas Cole, founder of America's first formal art movement: the Hudson River school of painting"--…

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by Winter, Jonah EB PRESLEY WINTER

Elvis Is King!

Presents the life and legacy of Elvis, from his birth in Mississippi through his music career, his time in the army, his marriage, and his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.…

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by Sellou, Abdel B SELLOU SELLOU
by Kawasaki, Guy B KAWASAKI KAWASAK
by Cottom, Tressie McMillan 301.092 COTTOM
by Wadsworth, Edie B WADSWORTH WADSWOR

All The Pretty Things : A Memoir : The Story Of A Southern Girl Who Went Through Fire To Find Her Way Home

The story of "Edie's soul-searching journey out of the rubble of her childhood, through the devastating choices of her adulthood, and into a life of healing and forgiveness that she never dreamed possible"--Page 4 of cover.…

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by Tsabari, Ayelet B TSABARI TSABARI
by Smith, Mallory B SMITH SMITH
by Solis, Octavio 812.54 SOLIS

Retablos : Stories From A Life Lived Along The Border

"Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes--a memoir about growing up brown at the U.S./Mexico border"--…

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by Winn, Raynor B WINN WINN
by Quinn, Bridget 709.252 QUINN

Broad Strokes : 15 Women Who Made Art And Made History (in That Order)

"This book chronicles the lives and art of 15 often overlooked female artists from the Renaissance to the modern day"--…

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by Bernard, Emily B BERNARD BERNARD
by Greenberg, Amy S. B POLK GREENBE

Lady First : The World Of First Lady Sarah Polk

An exploration of Sarah Polk's political savvy and contributions to American feminism details the contradictions attributed to her character, her wartime achievements, and her influence in Washington politics during her husband's presidency.…

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by Tobia, Jacob 305.3097 TOBIA

Sissy : A Coming-of-gender Story

"A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above"--…

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by Worsley, Lucy B VICTORIA WORSLEY

Queen Victoria : Twenty-four Days That Changed Her Life

Recreates twenty-four of the most important days in Queen Victoria's life to explore her myriad roles as they reflected her defiance of gender conventions and defining position in a time of extraordinary change and political resistance.…

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by Hanson, Victor Davis B TRUMP HANSON

The Case For Trump

Explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen Republican rivals and a well-funded Democrat and argues that Trump's outsider status has made him a successful president.…

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by Arnold, Katie B ARNOLD ARNOLD
by Griswold, Megan B GRISWOLD GRISWOL
by Farwell, Matt B BERGDAHL FARWELL

American Cipher : Bowe Bergdahl And The U.S. Tragedy In Afghanistan

"The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--…

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by Taylor, Barbara Brown B TAYLOR TAYLOR

Holy Envy : Finding God In The Faith Of Others

Describes the author's experiences teaching the world's religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia.…

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by Christie, Chris B CHRISTIE CHRISTI

Let Me Finish : Trump, The Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, And The Power Of In-your-face Politics

The controversial former governor and presidential candidate traces his rise to power through the bare-knuckle politics of New Jersey, describes his long friendship with Donald Trump, and shares insights into the current administration.…

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by Mehra, Nishta B MEHRA MEHRA

Brown, White, Black : An American Family At The Intersection Of Race, Gender, Sexuality, And Religion

Essays describe how the author's experiences as an Indian American, the wife of a white Christian woman, and the mother of an adopted black son have been challenged by rigid cultural family norms.…

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by Cassidy, Tina B PAUL CASSIDY

Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? : Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, And The Fight For The Right To Vote

Examines the complex relationship between suffragist leader Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson, revealing the life-risking measures that Paul and her supporters endured to gain voting rights for American women.…

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by Dean, Janice B DEAN DEAN

Mostly Sunny : How I Learned To Keep Smiling Through The Rainiest Days

The "Fox & Friends" meteorologist discusses her marriage to a 9/11 firefighter, her battle with multiple sclerosis, and the impact of sexism on her career, revealing the strength of deliberate optimism in the face of any challenge.…

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by Morgan-Owens, Jessie B WILLIAMS MORGAN

Girl In Black And White : The Story Of Mary Mildred Williams And The Abolition Movement

Presents the story of slave Mary Mildred Williams, whose fair-skinned appearance rendered her the poster child of the American abolitionist movement and influenced the line where white sympathy was drawn and recognized.…

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by Strauss, Barry S. 937.0609 STRAUSS

Ten Caesars : Roman Emperors From Augustus To Constantine

"Best-selling historian and classicist Barry Strauss tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the lives of ten of its most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine"--…

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by Woodfox, Albert B WOODFOX WOODFOX

Solitary : Unbroken By Four Decades In Solitary Confinement : My Story Of Transformation And Hope

Nearly forty years in solitary confinement in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell for 23 hours a day for a crime he did not commit, Albert Woodfox survived and emerged with his humanity and sense of hope for the future intact.…

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by Lopez, Barry Holstun B LOPEZ LOPEZ

Horizon

Recounts the author's travels to six regions of the world and the extraordinary encounters with people, animals, and natural elements that shaped his life.…

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by Van Hemert, Caroline 979.805 VAN HEM

The Sun Is A Compass : A 4,000-mile Journey Into The Alaskan Wilds

Documents the biologist adventurer's treks in the vast wilderness region spanning the Pacific rainforest through the Alaskan Arctic, where she and her husband tested their physical boundaries while making profound natural-world connections.…

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305.409 WOMEN

Women : Our Story

A celebration of the pivotal but less-recognized roles women have played in culture and society reexamines history from a female perspective, from early matriarchal societies through the Suffragette movement and twentieth-century feminism.…

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by Mizrahi, Isaac B MIZRAHI MIZRAHI
by Tamblyn, Amber B TAMBLYN TAMBLYN

Era Of Ignition : Coming Of Age In A Time Of Rage And Revolution

"A passionate manifesto with personal stories, anecdotes, and opinions from the front lines of modern American womanhood from actor, filmmaker, and activist Amber Tamblyn"--…

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by Makos, Adam B SMOYER MAKOS

Spearhead : An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, And A Collision Of Lives In World War II

Documents the story of a World War II tank platoon and gunner Clarence Smoyer, the gentle soldier behind the immortalized film footage of the iconic duel at the great cathedral in Cologne.…

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by Riley, Jack 363.2593 RILEY

Drug Warrior : Inside The Hunt For El Chapo And The Rise Of America's Opioid Crisis

"DEA Agent Jack Riley tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals the true causes of the American opioid epidemic"--…

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