Lists and Suggestions

List: Nonfiction - Feel-Good Stories

Lewis, Michael

The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day be among the most hi... More

Hillenbrand, Laura.

On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared... More

Grennan, Conor.

Describes how the author's three-month service as a volunteer at the Little Princes Orphanage i... More

St. John, Warren.

Memories of war, political crackdowns, revolutions, and ethnic cleansing are part of life in Clarkst... More

Hamilton, Bethany.

Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer lost her arm in a shark attack off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. No... More

Cope, Pam.

Cope's story is at once a moving, personal account of loss--her 15-year-old son died of a heart... More

Letts, Elizabeth.

"The eighty-dollar champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from th... More

Martinez, J. R.

This book tells the story of an inspirational journey from tragedy to triumph. In 2003, at age ninet... More

Montanti, Elissa.

Traces how the author worked through grief and anxiety by founding the Global Medical Relief Fund to... More

Ballard, Chris.

In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down unifor... More

Lende, Heather,

After the success of her first book and a near-fatal bicycle collision, the author contemplates both... More

Hendley, Doc.

" The captivating story of an ordinary bartender who's changing the world through clean wa... More

Hanagarne, Josh,

A funny, book-obsessed kid, Josh Hanagarne was born to Mormon parents in rural Utah. He plotted esca... More

Counts, Alex.

Micro-financing is considered one of the most effective strategies in the fight against global pover... More

Giffords, Gabrielle D.

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, showed Americans how optimis... More

Schroff, Laura.

"Excuse me lady, do you have any spare change? I am hungry." When I heard him, I didn&... More

Gardner, Chris

Soon to be a major film starring Will Smith, this is the inspiring rags-to-riches story of the chari... More

Harden, Blaine.

Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of ... More