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Young Adult Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Devotion (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover
Author: Adam Makos |
Release Date: May 24, 2022
A young adult adaptation of the national bestseller that details the true story of two Navy pilots from divergent racial and economic backgrounds who forge a deep friendship during the Korean War as they face extraordinary circumstances. Soon to...
Devotion (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover
Murder Among Friends Cover
Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Angela Dawe
Release Date: March 29, 2022
How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child...and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime ...
Murder Among Friends Cover
Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: February 15, 2022
Adapted for young adults from the New York Times bestseller, a riveting and true WWII story of a young man--an American tank gunner--who meets his destiny in an iconic armor duel and forges an enduring bond with his enemy.Shut the hatches. It's time ...
Author: Jeff Henigson | Narrator: Jeff Henigson
Release Date: July 02, 2019
An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy's battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children's Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace.It's 1986, and Jeff is an ...
Author: Ilene Cooper | Narrator: Bobbi Owens
Release Date: April 17, 2018
Oprah Winfrey has been called the Queen of All Media for good reason: during her more than thirty-year career, she has left an indelible mark on radio, television, film, theater, magazines, and books. One of the most influential people today, Oprah i...
Author: Elizabeth Partridge | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 10, 2018
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be kil...
Author: Judith St. George | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 04, 2016
In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students who attended college--one at Princeton, the other at Columbia--and studied law. Both were young staff officers under Gener...
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer Cover
Author: Irene Gut Opdyke | Narrator: Hope Davis
Release Date: February 24, 2015
IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is...
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer Cover
“[A] superb history.... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir w...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: July 10, 2012
On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country’s greatest war heroes. Fearless in th...