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- ? My Sergei, a Love Story.
- Brickhill, Paul. Reach for the Sky. (Douglas Bader)
- Brown, Christy. My Left Foot.
- Cary, Lorene. Black ice. (Knopf, 1992)
- Chang, Jung. Wild Swans.
- Charriere, Henri. Papillon.
- Cosby, Bill. Any of his biographical books.
- Durrell, Gerald. My Family and Other Animals.
- Feynman, Richard. Surely You Are Joking, Mr. Feynman.
- Filipovic, Zlata. Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in
Sarajevo. (Viking, 1994)
- Fleischman, Sid. The Abracadabra Kid.
- Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank.
- Gallman, Kuki. I Dreamed of Africa.
- Graham, Robin Lee. Dove.
- Lopez, Charlotte. Lost in the System. (This Miss Teen
USA was a foster child almost her entire childhood, and shares
some heartbreaking experiences she survived while trying to get
adopted. One of our girls was moved to research the foster care
system in the USA after reading this.)
- McCartney, Bill. From Ashes to Glory.
- McKissack, Patricia & Fredrick. Sojourner Truth : Ain't
I a Woman? (Scholastic Hardcover, 1992)
- Mowat, Farley. Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey
and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa.
- Stanley, Diane & Peter Vennema. Charles
Dickens: The Man Who Had Great Expectations. (RL: Ages 9-12;
Morrow; 1993; The authors of Bard of Avon present a beautifully
illustrated examination of the life and times of distinguished
English writer Charles Dickens, revealing the dramatic contrasts
of the Victorian period and Dickens's own varied career.)
- Sykes, Christopher (ed.). No Ordinary Genius: The
Illustrated Richard Feynman. (W.W. Norton, 1994)
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