Thursday, November 18, 2010

Glass Castle Readalikes

Did you enjoy Jeannette Walls' The Glass Castle? Check out these similar titles!

Gal: A True Life by Ruthie Mae Bolton *

All Over But the Shoutin' by Rick Bragg

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller

Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood by Julie Gregory

Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan
by Elizabeth Kim

There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
by Alex Kotlowitz

Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found by Jennifer Lauck

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald

Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah

The Color of Water by James McBride

This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff

Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas

Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught between Cultures by Kyoko Mori

Like this list? It's from the Morton Grove Public Library's Webrary. I found a link to it on a list called Nonfiction Readers’ Advisory Toolbox.

*not in the ABC Libraries catalog

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