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This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
Former Disney illustrator shares his life story.
By Bill Peet
Raw stories from teens on death row; read along with teens.
By Susan Kuklin
True story about an amazing boy who thought outside the box.
By Kathleen Krull
Lyrical, ficionalized biography of famed poet Pablo Neruda.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
Clever, fun bio's wordplay is best fit for school-aged kids.
By Robert Burleigh
Inspirational story of life after a shark attack.
By Bethany Hamilton
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
Award-winning bio of Darwin as a family man is a bit dry.
By Deborah Heiligman
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
Survival saga of attempted Antarctic crossing.
By Jennifer Armstrong
Harrowing foster child memoir for mature readers.
By Ashley Rhodes-Courter
Devastating portrait of brutal political movement.
By Ji-Li Jiang
Thoughtful, moving biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
By Russell Freedman