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Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
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Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
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Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
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Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
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Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
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Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
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