February is African American History Month. Look for these notable memoirs and biographies in the Rockwall County Library’s adult and juvenile collections.
Biographies in the Adult collection:
Ball, Erica. Madam C.J. Walker: The Making of an American Icon.
Ford, Ashley. Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir.
Long, Michael G. 42 Today: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy.
Miles, Tiya. All That She Carried.
Oluseyi, Hakeem. A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey.
Riley, Jason. Maverick: a Biography of Thomas Sowell.
Rosser, Kareem. Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers.
Tyson, Cicely. Just As I Am: A Memoir.
Bryant, Jen. Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball.
Johnson, Katherine G. One Step Further: My Story of Math, the Moon, and a Life-Long Mission.
Obama, Michelle. Becoming. Adapted for Young Readers.
Roundtree, Dovey Johnson. Mighty Justice: The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree.
Smith Jr., Charles R. Song For Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix.
Todd, Traci N. Nina: A Story of Nina Simone.