Mary Norton Staveness

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The Other Wes Moore

• <b>Author:</b> Wes Moore<p>BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and a <i>The Other Wes Moore</i> discussion guide.<p><b>The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.</b><p>Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew …

Mother Daughter Me

• <b>Author:</b> Katie Hafner<p>The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner’s remarkable memoir, an exploration of the year she and her mother, Helen, spent working through, and triumphing over, a lifetime of unresolved emotions. <br>Dreaming of …

Her

• <b>Author:</b> Christa Parravani<p><b>Wall Street Journal, "Favorite Books of the Year 2013"</b><b><br>Cosmopolitan, "Best Books of the Year for Women"</b><b><br>Library Journal, "Best Books of 2013"</b><b><br>Salon, "Best Books of 2013"</b><p><b>"Haunting... more than a beautifully written memoir. [A] powerful and raw love letter."—The Washington Post</b><p><b>A</b> …

A Stolen Life

• <b>Author:</b> Jaycee Dugard<p>In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen.<p>For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse.<p>For eighteen years I was not allowed …

An Invisible Thread

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Schroff<p><b>An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.</b><p>When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner …

Empty Mansions

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr.<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <br>Janet Maslin, The New York Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch</b><b><br>Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.</b><p>When Pulitzer Prize<i>–</i>winning …

Summer Voices | Jamaica Edgell

<i>We’re on summer holiday and we’ve invited some of our friends to share their voices and projects here over the next 2 weeks. Say hello to Jamaica</i> …