Assignment: Autobiography

True stories of real people can be fascinating, even more so when told in their own voice. Enjoy a selection of autobiographies.

Believe: the victorious story of Eric LeGrand by Eric LeGrand with Mike Yorkey

Boy: tales of childhood by Roald Dahl

Cheaper by the dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Code name Pauline: memoirs of a World War II special agent by Pearl Witherington Cornioley with Hervé Larroque ; edited by Kathryn J. Atwood

Stories of my life by Katherine Paterson

Taking flight: from war orphan to star ballerina by Michaela DePrince with Elaine DePrince

Three little words: a memoir by Ashley Rhodes-Courter

This star won't go out: the life and words of Esther Grace Earl by Esther Earl with Lori and Wayne Earl ; introduction by John Green

Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Night by Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel

An autobiography: the story of my experiments with truth by Mohandas K. Gandhi ; translated from the original in Gujarati by Mahadev Desai ; with a foreword by Sissela Bok

Me: stories of my life by Katharine Hepburn

Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 by Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Diane Myrick

Look for these subject headings as well, to find more:

Autobiographies - Juvenile Literature