AUTOBIOGRAPHIES and MEMOIRS:




A --

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: as told to Alex Haley





B --

Black Elk Speaks: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux (as told through John G. Neihardt) by Nicholas Black Elk





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D --

"Darkness at Noon" by Harold Krents

The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys

Dust Tracks on a Road (excerpt from autobiography) by Zora Neale Hurston





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F --

The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gunwell





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I --

"I Am a Native of North America" (Chief Dan George)

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African by Olaudah Equiano





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L --

"Learning to Read and Write" (memoir) by Frederick Douglass

"The Letter 'A'" (from My Left Foot) by Christy Brown

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Life on the Mississippi (memoir) by Mark Twain

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela





M --

Maus by Art Spiegelman

"My Furthest Back Person" (short memoir) by Alex Haley





N --

Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson by Mary Rowlandson

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth and Olive Gilbert

Night by Elie Wiesel

"Notes of a Native Son" (memoir) by James Baldwin





O --

Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford

"Older Run" by Gary Paulsen

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

"One Writer's Beginnings" by Eudora Welty





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R --

"Respect?" (memoir excerpt from Woodsong) by Gary Paulsen





S --

The Secret Diary of William Byrd of Westover, 1709--1712 by William Byrd II

Something of Myself by Rudyard Kipling

"Storm" (memoir excerpt from Woodsong) by Gary Paulsen

"Story in Harlem Slang" (memoir) by Zora Neale Hurston





T --

Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams




U --

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington




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W --

Walden by Henry David Thoreau





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