A psychological fiction based on a true story: Spilled Milk by K.L. Randis

Summary from GoodReads.com Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home. When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keep her father's secret, it's a glass of spilled milk at the dinner table that forces her to speak about the cruelty she's been … Continue reading A psychological fiction based on a true story: Spilled Milk by K.L. Randis

Books by Clint Hill: Historical Memoirs

Recommendation written by an anonymous Beulah Library patron Clint Hill's stories are amazing, to say the least. You will feel every emotion possible while reading Five Presidents, that follows Clint's time with the secret service, mainly on the president's detail. Five Days in November will leave you heartbroken as Clint recalls the days prior, day of, and … Continue reading Books by Clint Hill: Historical Memoirs

For historical fiction fans: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Recommendation written by Amanda Holder The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a wonderful read. It's based on a true story of a prisoner of Auschwitz who becomes the camp's tattooist. It is a very interesting story and told from a different perspective than most books I've read from this time in history.   Recommendation written by … Continue reading For historical fiction fans: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

For autobiography fans: Cold Hands, Warm Heart by Jeff King

Recommendation written by Paula Battest This book is an easy and entertaining read that both men and women will enjoy. Jeff King lives in Alaska and has won the famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race numerous times. This book is a collection of entertaining, heart-warming, and hair-raising stories about his experiences. His sense of humor comes … Continue reading For autobiography fans: Cold Hands, Warm Heart by Jeff King

For historical fiction fans: Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Recommendation written by Sally Battest This story is based on a true newspaper article about how people gave away or sold their children in the 30s. Sometimes due to health or unavoidable circumstances, they were placed in children's homes and adopted, without the parents' consent. Though this story is fiction based on life of a … Continue reading For historical fiction fans: Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

For youth and teens: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

Recommendation written by Chloe Harrington Based on the true stories of the author's grandmother, "Caddie Woodlawn" follows the adventures and mishaps of Caddie, the book's tomboy heroine, and her brothers Tom and Warren. They run into many difficult challenges (and some silly ones) including pigeon hunting, school trouble, scalp belts, a snobbish city cousin, and … Continue reading For youth and teens: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink