Reference Librarian Sara’s Pick

No summit out of sight : the true story of the youngest person to climb the seven summits / Jordan Romero with Linda LeBlanc  (2014 teen biography, Teen 92 Romero)

Presents the story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of thirteen became the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Mount Everest and by the age of fifteen had reached the summits of the world’s seven highest mountains.

Saturday Reference Librarian Christine’s Pick

What remains : a memoir of fate, friendship, and love What remains : a memoir of fate, friendship, and love / Carole Radziwill (2005 memoir, 92 Radziwell)
What Remains begins with loss and returns to loss. A small plane plunges into the ocean, carrying John Kennedy, Anthony’s cousin, and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, Carole’s closest friend. Three weeks later Anthony dies of cancer. The summer of the plane crash, the four friends were meant to be cherishing Anthony’s last days. Instead, Carole and Anthony mourned John and Carolyn, even as Carole planned her husband’s memorial.

Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

I'll drink to that : a life in style, with a twistI’ll drink to that : a life in style, with a twist / Betty Halbreich ; with Rebecca Paley (2014 biography, 92 Halbreich)
A personal account by the legendary Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper traces her rise from a cosseted young girl to an influential fashion authority, covering such topics as her difficult marriage, her struggles with depression, and her work with Hollywood clients.

Children’s Manager Kari Ann’s Pick

Life in motion : an unlikely ballerinaLife in motion : an unlikely ballerina / by Misty Copeland with Brandy Colbert (2016 children’s biography, J 92 Copeland)
As the first female African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has been breaking down all kinds of barriers in the world of dance. But when she first started dancing-at the late age of thirteen-no one would have guessed the shy, underprivileged girl would one day make history in her field.

Circulation and Outreach Manager Patricia’s Pick

Letterman : the last giant of late nightLetterman : the last giant of late night / Jason Zinoman (2017 biography, 92 Letterman)
A definitive account of the life and career of comedic talk show host David Letterman evaluates how his ironic style transcended traditional television and how his remote and reclusive personality contrasts with his widely misunderstood achievements.