Author Emily Wing Smith chronicles her childhood struggles with mental and learning disabilities and the car accident when she was twelve that led to the discovery of a brain tumor at the base of her skull. Grades 7 and up.
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His biography tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the 20th century.
A prodigy — Overcoming poverty and deprivation — The chosen one — Believe the hype — Rookie sensation — “King James”.
A collection of writing on the bands that changed it all. Nirvana changed rock by breaking down the walls between underground music and pop. The Nirvana Companion examines the rubble, the rumble, and the legacy of the most important rock group of the ’90s.
A teenager’s memoir of the experiences of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world.
The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.