Level 3, Non-fiction

  • Alive! the story of the Andes survivors by Piers Paul Read
  • Angela's ashes by Frank McCourt - poverty, prejudice
  • April's fools day by Bryce Courtenay - illness, addiction, hope
  • Bad blood by Lorna Sage
  • The barren rock by Sylvie Haisman - survival
  • The blindside by Michael Lewis - poverty, belonging, ambition
  • Broken by Shy Keenan - child abuse, hope
  • The colour of water by James McBride - racism, memoirs
  • Desert flower by Waris Dirie
  • Expert witness by Anna Sandiford
  • The genius in my basement
  • Into the wild by Jon Krakauer
  • To the Is-land : an autobiography by Janet Frame (NZ)
  • Mayada, daughter of Iraq: one woman's survival in Saddam Hussein's torture jail by Jean Sasson
  • My left foot by Christy Brown
  • The naked civil servant by Quentine Crisp
  • Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody & William Hoffer - rescue, survival, prejudice
  • Once in a house on fire by Andrea Ashworth
  • Paula by Isabel Allende (trans. Margret Sayers Peden)
  • The perfect storm : a true story of men against the sea by Sebastian Junger
  • Sickened by Julie Gregory - mental illness, deception
  • Sold by Zana Muhsen - slavery, belonging, prejudice
  • Stuart : a life backwards by Alexander Masters
  • Torn apart by James Patterson - illness, disabilities, hope, addiction
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom