Remarkable Personal Stories Collection (23 books)

Remarkable Personal Stories Collection (23 books)

Author: Various


Year: 2016

Page Count: 2800

Reading Level: 6-12

Lexile Level: 570L-1060L


Weight: 9.000

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Want students to read more? So do we. That's why we created the Townsend Library—a collection of more than a hundred high-interest paperbacks that engage and entice readers.


As a convenience to educators, we've bundled related Townsend Library books into collections that allow you to easily extend your classroom offerings or deepen your coverage of a specific genre or topic. 


Books in this collection are nonfiction and will have particular appeal to readers looking for true stories about real people. 

The Remarkable Personal Stories Collection includes one copy of each of the nonfiction books listed below (23 books total).  To learn more about a particular book, click its title.

Brother to Brother by Beth Johnson

Everyday Heroes by Beth Johnson

Facing Addiction: Three True Stories by Beth Johnson

Guadalupe Quintanilla: A Bilingual Book by Beth Johnson and Guadalupe Quintanilla

Helen Keller: From Darkness to Light by Tanya Savory NEW for 2017!

It Couldn't Happen To Me: Three True Stories of Teenage Moms by Beth Johnson

La Vida Real: True Stories of Latino Students Today by Tanya Savory

Letters My Mother Never Read: An Abandoned Child's Journey by Jerri Diane Sueck

Making the Most of Your Life by Various Authors

Maria Cardenas: A Bilingual Book by Beth Johnson and Maria Cardenas

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest by Tanya Savory NEW for 2017!

Reading Changed My Life: Three True Stories by Beth Johnson

Roberto Clemente: The Story of a Champion by Jon Volkmer 

Rod Sutton: My Story by Beth Johnson and Rod Sutton

Surviving Abuse: Four True Stories by Beth Johnson

Ten Real Life Stories by Various Authors

The Amazing Harry Houdini by Tanya Savory

Sister to Sister by Beth Johnson

The Power of Determination by various authors NEW for 2017!

The Stolen Light by Ved Mehta

The Story of Blima: A Holocaust Survivor by Shirley Russak Wachtel

Unexpected Blessings: Hope and Healing in the Face of Illness by Roxanne Black 

Voces Latinas: Hispanic Adults Speak to Hispanic Young People by Beth Johnson