Write your life story: YouByYou Books

Examples

We produce a wide variety of books at YouByYou, including life stories, family histories and fund-raising books. Please click on the examples below to view our work.

 

LIFE STORIES

A Pinch of Salt by Dorothy Nettleton

A Pinch of Salt, Dorothy Nettleton, 2011

Dorothy Nettleton recalls her Land Army years and life as a working class woman in Leicester in the first half of the 20th century. This volume was published privately after her death by her niece Barbara OíBrien.

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© Dorothy Nettleton



Susan Leney, A Lifetime by Stephanie Boucher

Susan Leney, A Lifetime, by Stephanie Boucher

This book is a tribute to Susan Leney who died aged 22 of a rare degenerative disease. Author Stephanie Boucher has unravelled the complexities of the illness and helped Les, Susanís father, to better understand why his daughter died. (Paperback, 40 copies printed for Lesís family and local sales.)

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© Stephanie Boucher


 

SCHOOL HISTORY

A Celebration of Battle Abbey School 1912-2012

Battle Abbey School, a collective memoir produced by YouByYou Books in 2012

Battle Abbey School celebrated its Centenary with a book of photographs, recollections and memorabilia. From smuggling sweets into the dorm to a visit from HM Queen Elizabeth II, this is an affectionate portrait of a happy school.

Click on the book cover to read a sample chapter. Price £12. Email for details.


 

FUND-RAISING BOOK

Biddenden in Pictures
Biddenden Local History Society (BLHS)

Biddenden in Pictures, Biddenden Local History Society

A pictorial record of a village, illustrated through its buildings, inhabitants and special occasions. (Paperback, 1,000 copies published for local sales in aid of BLHS.)

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© BLHS


 

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