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Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker 1414318022 9781414318028 2008 Retailers Choice Award winner! Tony Dungys words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly followi Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life

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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire 0743246411 9780743246415 Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban. In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba -- exiled from his family, his country, and his own Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black Gregory Howard Williams 0452275334 9780452275331 The true story of a whote boy who discovered he,was black.,.   Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black

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A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League Ron Suskind 0767901266 9780767901260 Flavia Girl is a much-needed series of books and other products that empower adolescent girls to become their best selves. Guided jou A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Amy Chua 1594202842 9781594202841 Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother   Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

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The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions) W. E. B. Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois 0486280411 9780486280417 In this founding work in the literature of black protest, Du Bois eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Strength in What Remains (Random House Readers Circle) Tracy Kidder 0812977610 9780812977615 In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one mans inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing bril Strength in What Remains (Random House Readers Circle)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass 0486284999 9780486284996 Douglasssnbsp;graphic depictions of slavery, harrowing escape to freedom, and life as a newspaper editor, eloquent orator, and impassioned abolitionist.   Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Angelas Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt 068484267X 9780684842677 When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinar Angelas Ashes: A Memoir

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Martins Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport 1423106350 9781423106357 This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world??s most influential leaders Martins Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Wouldnt Take Nothing for My Journey Now Maya Angelou 0553569074 9780553569070 Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic. This is Maya Angelou talking from th Wouldnt Take Nothing for My Journey Now

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The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister Carolyn Tomlin 1414325479 9781414325477 The Secret: Holocaust Diaries is a haunting eyewitness account of Nonna Lisowskaja Bannister, a remarkable Russian-American woman who saw and su The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister

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Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary

Walter Dean Myers  Paperback

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Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America Nathan McCall 0679740708 9780679740704 A Young Black Man in America,Nathan McCall was a smart kid growing up in a,close, protective family in a black working-class,neighbourhood. Yet by the age of f Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America

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Letter to My Daughter Maya Angelou 1400066123 9781400066124 For a world of devoted readers, a much-awaited new volume of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best-loved writers. Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees a Letter to My Daughter

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster Jon Krakauer 0679457526 9780679457527 When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadnt slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years Sarah L. Delany, A. Elizabeth Delany, Amy Hill Hearth 0440220424 9780440220428 Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record a Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years

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The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball (Dell Yearling Biography) The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball (Dell Yearling Biography)

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Barack Obama 1400082773 9781400082773 In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his l Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

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I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust Livia Bitton-Jackson 0689823959 9780689823954 This is the memoir of Elli Friedmann who was thirteen years old in March 1944 when the Nazis invaded Hungary. It describes, in intimate and excru I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust

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Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseballs Last Hero David Maraniss 074329999X 9780743299992 On New Years Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a heros death, killed in a plane crash as he atte Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseballs Last Hero

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Zeitoun Dave Eggers 0307387941 9780307387943 A New York Times Notable Book, An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year, A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year, A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year, A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Boo Zeitoun

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The Pursuit of Happyness Chris Gardner 0060744871 9780060744878 Gardner shares the painful yet astounding story of his journey from being the single father of a young son and homeless on the streets of San Francisco to becoming a self-made millionair The Pursuit of Happyness

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The Invisible Wall: A Love Story That Broke Barriers Harry Bernstein 0345496108 9780345496102 There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my The Invisible Wall: A Love Story That Broke Barriers

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Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs) Frank McCourt 0684874350 9780684874357 When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Wors Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs)

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Tis: A Memoir Frank McCourt 0684865742 9780684865744 Frank McCourts glorious childhood memoir,Angelas Ashes,has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytel Tis: A Memoir

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Martin Luther King, Jr., on Leadership: Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times Martin Luther King, Jr., on Leadership: Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times

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We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, Sharon Draper 0142406279 9780142406274 This New York Times bestseller is the dramatic, inspiring story of three inner-city youths--Samson Davis, Geor We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success

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All Gods Children Need Traveling Shoes Maya Angelou 067973404X 9780679734048 Thoroughly enjoyable . . . an important document drawing more much-needed attention to the hidden history of a people both African and American.--Los Angeles Times Book Revi All Gods Children Need Traveling Shoes

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Teacher Man: A Memoir Frank McCourt 0743243781 9780743243780 Here at last in paperback is Frank McCourts critically acclaimed and bestselling book about how his thirty-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer. Teacher Man is also an urg Teacher Man: A Memoir

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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 Madeleine Albright 0062030310 9780062030313 “A remarkable story of adventure and passion, tragedy and courage set against the backdrop of occupied Czechoslovakia and World W Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

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Brown: The Last Discovery of America Richard Rodriguez 0142000795 9780142000793 In his dazzling new memoir, Richard Rodriguez reflects on the color brown and the meaning of Hispanics to the life of America today. Rodriguez argues that America has bee Brown: The Last Discovery of America

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream Barack Obama 0307237702 9780307237705 A government that truly represents these Americans-that truly serves these Americans-will require a different kind of politics. That politics will n The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream Barack Obama 0307237699 9780307237699 A government that truly represents these Americans-that truly serves these Americans-will require a different kind of politics. That politics will n The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

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Salas Gift: My Mothers Holocaust Story Ann Kirschner 1416541705 9781416541707 For nearly fifty years, Sala Kirschner kept a secret: She had survived five years as a slave in seven different Nazi work camps. Living in America after the war, she kept h Salas Gift: My Mothers Holocaust Story

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The Upstairs Room (Trophy Newbery) Johanna Reiss 006440370X 9780064403702 A Life in Hiding When the German army occupied Holland, Annie de Leeuw was eight years old. Because she was Jewish, the occupation put her in grave danger-she knew that to stay The Upstairs Room (Trophy Newbery)

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Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions) Booker T. Washington 0486287386 9780486287386 Autobiography of influential spokesman and former slave who became a major figure in the struggle for equal rights.   Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Jung Chang 0743246985 9780743246989 Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history,Wild Swanshas become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies s Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Jon Krakauer 0385494785 9780385494786 National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions) Harriet Jacobs 0486419312 9780486419312 This autobiographical account by a former slave is one of the few extant narratives written by a woman. Written and published in 1861, it delivers a Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Son of the Revolution Liang Heng, Judith Shapiro 0394722744 9780394722740 An autobiography of a young Chinese man whose childhood and adolescence were spent in Maos China during the Cultural Revolution.   Son of the Revolution

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The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, Lisa Frazier Page 157322989X 9781573229890 With Lisa Frazier Page,They grew up on the streets of Newark, facing city,lifes temptations, pitfalls, The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Written By Himself Frederick Douglass 0300087012 9780300087017 In 1845, just seven years after his escape from slavery, the young Frederick Douglass published this powerful account of his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Written By Himself

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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance Edmund de Waal 0312569378 9780312569372 In the 1870s, Charles Ephrussi assembled a collection of 360 Japanese ivory carvings known as netsuke, some comical and some erotic, none of them larger than a mat The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Ben Carson, Cecil Murphey 0310214696 9780310214694 Ben Carson, M.D., works medical miracles. Today, hes one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells of his inspiring odyssey from Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canadas Quest to Change Harlem and America Paul Tough 0547247966 9780547247960 What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children- n Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canadas Quest to Change Harlem and America

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Everybodys Got Something Robin Roberts, Veronica Chambers 1455578452 9781455578450 Everybodys Got Something   Everybodys Got Something

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Glitter and Glue: A Memoir Kelly Corrigan 0345532856 9780345532855 Glitter and Glue: A Memoir   Glitter and Glue: A Memoir

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A Tale of Love and Darkness Amos Oz 015603252X 9780156032520 Tragic, comic, and utterly honest, this bestselling and critically acclaimed new work by one of Israels most gifted and prolific authors (Helen Epstein, The Forward) is at once a family sag A Tale of Love and Darkness

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Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter Adeline Yen Mah 0385740077 9780385740074 A riveting memoir of a girls painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, Falling leaves return to thei Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie Michael Patrick MacDonald 0807072133 9780807072134 A best-selling classic in a fresh new paperback edition A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonalds All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

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Freedoms Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories Ellen S. Levine 0698118707 9780698118706 In this inspiring collection of true stories, 30 African Americans who were children or teens in the 1950s and 1960s talk about what it wa Freedoms Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories

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Alicia: My Story Alicia Appleman-Jurman 0553282182 9780553282184 After losing her entire family to the Nazis at age 13, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to save the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheava Alicia: My Story

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Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

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Gifted Hands Ben Carson M.D. 0310546516 9780310546511 Ben Carson, M.D., works medical miracles. Today, hes one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells of his inspiring odyssey from his childhood in inner-city Detr Gifted Hands

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The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million Daniel Mendelsohn 0060542977 9780060542979 For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million

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A Thousand Pieces of Gold: Growing Up Through Chinas Proverbs A Thousand Pieces of Gold: Growing Up Through Chinas Proverbs

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My Grandfathers Son: A Memoir Clarence Thomas 0060565551 9780060565558 Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, this book relates the life story of one of Americas most remarkable and constroversial leaders--Supreme Court Justice Clarence Th My Grandfathers Son: A Memoir

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