Hollow City: the Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London (circa the "peculiar" capital of the world
I studied Genie in college. Based on the true story of Genie (Katie, in the movie) who was kept strapped to a potty-chair and locked inside a cage by her father. I learned about her in Psychology class and developed an interest in Feral Children.
Angela's Ashes Angela's Ashes is a 1996 memoir by the Irish-American author Frank McCourt. The memoir consists of various anecdotes and stories of Frank McCourt's impoverished childhood and early adulthood in Brooklyn, New York and in Limerick, Ireland.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama. Newbery Honor Book and National Book Award Winner.