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  • Wesley the Owl : The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
    Stacey O'Brien
    Paperback: 06/02/2009
     
    When biologist Stacey O'Brien first met a four-day-old baby barn owl with nerve damage in one wing, she knew ...
  • Hands of My Father : A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love
    Myron Uhlberg
    Hardcover: 02/03/2009
     
    By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron Uhlberg’s memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing...
  • A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
    Ishmael Beah
    Paperback: 08/05/2008
     
    The devastating story of war through the eyes of a child soldier. Beah tells how, at the age of twelve, he ...
  • The Other Side of the Sky : A Memoir
    Farah Ahmedi, Tamim Ansary
    Paperback: 06/27/2006
     
    The winner of Good Morning America's 2005 'Story of My Life' contest tells her story.
  • Oh The Glory Of It All
    Sean Wilsey
    Paperback: 04/25/2006
     
    "In the beginning we were happy. And we were always excessive. So in the beginning we were happy to excess." ...
  • On Hitler's Mountain : Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood
    Irmgard Hunt
    Paperback: 02/01/2006
     
    A powerful and riveting account of a seemingly halcyon life lived mere paces from a center of evil and madness...
  • Autobiography of a Face
    Lucy Grealy
    Paperback: 03/01/2003
     
    'Despite its unblinking stare at an excruciatingly painful subject, this is not a dour book. Autobiography...

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