This work by Elie Wiesel reveals his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–45, at the height of the Holocaust.
In his memoir, Geoffrey Canada recreates his childhood world in the South Bronx and examines current crime legislation.
Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.
In this memoir, Francis Bok recounts his story of being kidnapped into slavery at the age of ten in Sudan.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
This collection of stories is a tribute to the people, most of them immigrants, who make Queens such a culturally rich community.
This collection of autobiographical true stories illuminates the experiences of a teenage Polish boy before World War II.
In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.
On April 29, 1992, Baywatch actor Greg Alan-Williams walked into the midst of the South Los Angeles riot and rescued a nearly lifeless Japanese motorist amidst a shower of verbal abuse and debris.
In this tale of tolerance, a young serf named Tomas discovers unexpected kindness in the Jewish ghetto after being sentenced to servitude for stealing.