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Inspirational Memoirs

posted by: August 23, 2017 - 7:00am

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A Stone of Hope by Jim St. Germain 

Jim St. Germain tells the story of how a rehabilitation program saved him in A Stone of Hope: A Memoir. St. Germain recounts his struggles with poverty, drugs, violence and crime as he grew up in Haiti and New York, and how he was lucky enough to be given the chance to turn his life around. Prepare to be challenged and inspired.

 

Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8 by Nakoki Higashida 

Naoki Higashida offers readers insight into his life in his new memoir Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man’s Voice From the Silence of Autism. Translated by KA Yoshida, the book shares stories from Higashida’s school days, family life and challenges. A unique and powerful look into living with autism. 

 

Reading with Patrick by Michell Kuo 

In Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student and a Life-Changing Friendship, Michelle Kuo tackles education, justice, poverty, race and more. She recalls her experience teaching in rural Arkansas and then later returning to help one of her students after he is arrested for murder.


 
 

Revised: August 23, 2017