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  • Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying YES to Living
    Ramie Liddle, Tim Bauerschmidt
    Paperback: 05/08/2018
     
    Infused with this irrepressible nonagenarian's wisdom, courage, and generous spirit, and filled with sixteen ...
  • The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory
    Julie Checkoway
    Paperback: 06/21/2016
     
    The inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
    Daniel James Brown
    Paperback: 05/27/2014
     
    For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team ...
  • Grayson
    Lynne Cox
    Paperback: 02/01/2008
     
    The true story of long-distance swimmer Lynne Cox's ocean encounter with an 18-foot baby whale and her efforts...
  • The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
    Bill Bryson
    Paperback: 09/25/2007
     
    A vivid, nostalgic and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the middle of the United States in the ...
  • A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland Indiana
    Haven Kimmel
    Paperback: 05/01/2002
     
    This witty and lovingly told memoir takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the ...
  • Seabiscuit: An American Legend
    Laura Hillenbrand
    Paperback: 03/01/2002
     
    Hillenbrand brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story, one that proves life is a horse race.

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