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Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco —Dahlgren, Kaleb, author.

"An inspiring story of hope and resiliency On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport tru...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933- author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

Hana's suitcase : a true story —Levine, Karen, 1955-

In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan. On the outside, in white paint, were the words Hana Brady, May 16, 1931 and Waisenkind, the German word for orphan.

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Greenlights —McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

"Drawing on the Academy Award-winning actor's journals and diaries from the last 40 years, this book presents a uniquely McConaughey approach to achieving success and satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Talking to Canadians : a memoir —Mercer, Rick, 1969- author.

"Canada's beloved comic genius tells his own story for the first time. What is Rick Mercer going to do now? That was the question on everyone's lips when the beloved comedian retired his hugely successful TV show after 1...

Vanderbilt : the rise and fall of an American dynasty —Cooper, Anderson, author.

Anderson Cooper chronicles the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty--his mother's family--the Vanderbilts. When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in ...

Educated : a memoir —Westover, Tara, author.

"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "hea...

Off the record —Mansbridge, Peter, author.

Peter Mansbridge invites us to walk the beat with him in this entertaining and revealing look into his life and career, from his early broadcasting days in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill to the fast-...

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted —Jaouad, Suleika, author.

An Emmy Award-winning writer and activist describes the harrowing years she spent in early adulthood fighting leukemia and how she learned to live again while forging connections with other survivors of profound illness ...

Over the boards : lessons from the ice —Wickenheiser, Hayley, 1978- author.

In 'Over the Boards', the greatest womens hockey player of all time, Hayley Wickenheiser, shares the lessons that won her four Olympic gold medals, and hard-earned wisdom distilled from moments when she fell short. Wicke...

Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest —Simard, S. (Suzanne), author.

"A world-leading expert shares her amazing story of discovering the communication that exists between trees, and shares her own story of family and grief. Dr. Suzanne Simard was born and raised in the rainforests of Brit...

A promised land —Obama, Barack, author.

In this anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in personal detail bo...

Meet Terry Fox —MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

The latest title in the 'Scholastic Canada Biography' series showcases Terry Fox's remarkable story, just in time to mark the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope! Written by award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod, t...

The glass castle : a memoir —Walls, Jeannette, author.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captur...

Unreconciled : family, truth, and Indigenous resistance —Wente, Jesse, author.

In 'Unreconciled', a prominent Indigenous voice uncovers the lies and myths that affect relations between white and Indigenous peoples and the power of narrative to emphasize truth over comfort. Jesse Wente is an Ojibwe ...

The dressmakers of Auschwitz : the true story of the women who sewed to survive —Adlington, Lucy, 1970- author.

'The Dressmakers of Auschwitz' is a powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most n...

No one wins alone : a memoir —Messier, Mark, 1961- author.

For the first time, legendary Hall of Fame hockey player and six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier tells the story of his life and career, from growing up the son of a hockey player, coach, and special education te...

Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive —Land, Stephanie, author.

A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.

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