Presents a look at the life and work of National Football League coach Bill Belichick, describing his childhood, his work ethic, his intelligence, and his accomplishments in coaching.
Pope Francis by Lanser, Amanda
Call Number: B FRA
Presents a biography of Pope Francis, detailing his early years and work within the Catholic Church and discussing how he came to be elected pope. Discusses how Francis has worked to benefit the Church and humanity as a whole and includes color photographs, a timeline, a glossary, and further reading sources.
I am Malala by Yousafzai, Malala and Christine Lamb
Call Number: B MAL
Publication Date: 2013
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9, 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price.
A Child Called It by Pelzer, David
Call Number: B PEL
David Pelzer, victim of one of the worst child abuse cases in the history of California, tells the story of how he survived his mother's brutality and triumphed over his past.
Ghosts of War: The True Story of a 19 Year Old GI by Smithson, Ryan
Call Number: 956.7044
Ryan Smithson recounts the experiences he had serving his first tour of duty as an Army engineer in Iraq when he was only nineteen.
A Hole in My Life by Gantos, Jack
Call Number: B GAN
The author relates how, as a young adult, he became a drug user and smuggler, was arrested, did time in prison, and eventually got out and went to college, all the while hoping to become a writer.