Kimball Converse Pier

Author of Killing Penelope, A daughter’s memoir of failed rescues. A hauntingly beautiful memoir of humor, grace, gratitude, and failed rescues Killing Penelope is a true story about a girl’s devotion to her mother, Penelope, a wild and eccentric woman who never intended to have a child, and to her...

Belonging to the Black Crows: A Lakota Journey by Dorothy Black Crow

In 1977, Dorothy Black Crow traded worlds from mainstream America to a foreign country within the United States: the Great Sioux Nation. Though it hardly took any time for her to meet—marry—and move with Selo Black Crow—from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Pine Ridge Res, South Dakota, it took years for her...

Larry White

Larry White is the author of Unlocking the Schoolhouse Door: Essays on the Misunderstandings of Public Education, a collection of his newspaper columns culled from White’s 34 years of experience as a high school teacher at Lincoln High School in Stockton, California, as well as a mentor to both...

2 Books. 1 Subject. 2 Authors. 2 Fierce Stories. And Victories.

“He got the job. He got the girl. He got the diagnosis. Son of a…” — The Half Book by Dan Duffy tells his story, full of unexpected humor, love and victory in his battle with testicular cancer.  “You are weak; you are weary, and your spirit is broken. Your opponent is stronger than...

Sarah Kugler Powers

The Exception and The Rule: On Being Stage IV. You are weak; you are weary, and your spirit is broken. Your opponent is stronger than you, more resilient, and more clever. You face overwhelming odds of defeat. In a wager for your life, would you bet on you? And as you turn to face your opponent, are you the...

Dan Duffy

The Half Book. He got the job. He got the girl. He got the diagnosis. Son of a… Dan Duffy was twenty-nine when he heard the worst three words imaginable: “you have cancer.” Testicular. Stage three. His life became equal parts fear and anger, with a dash of stupidity for flavor. From systematically...

Adrienne Tropp

Adrienne Tropp is the author of Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry: Harry Reid’s Journey from Searchlight to Spotlight, a young person’s biography of Senator Harry Reid. The book is written for children ages 8 through 12 (grades 3-6). It is the first book in the Nevada Biographies for Children...

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