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Nov 29

Book Notes 11/28/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 29, 2022 at 10:29 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

11/28/2022


Join us for Music & Movement, Wednesdays @ 10am! For children ages 0-5 (and their grown-ups too!) More information...


Papyrus by Irene Vallejo

The Invention of Books in the Ancient World // In this sweeping tour of the history of books, the wonder of the ancient world comes alive and, along the way, we discover the singular power of the written word.

002.09 VALLEJO MOREU


Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home. And she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.

Young Adult BRACKEN Passenger v.1


The Escape Artist edited by Jonathan Freedland

The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World // This is the story of a brilliant yet troubled man--a gifted "escape artist" who even as a teenager understand that the difference between truth and lies can be the difference between life and death, a man who deserves to take his place alongside Anne Frank, Oskar Schindler and Primo Levi as one of the handful of individuals whose stories define our understanding of the Holocaust.

MH 940.531 FREEDLAND


Gone with the Whisker by Laurie Cass

A Bookmobile Cat Mystery // Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, have spent a busy day on the bookmobile, delivering good cheer and great reads to even the library's most far-flung patrons. But Minnie is still up for the nighttime festivities, eager to show off her little town to her visiting niece, Katrina. But then, during the grand finale of the fireworks display, Katrina discovers a body.

Mystery CASS Bookmobile v.8 LP


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

Nov 22

Book Notes 11/21/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 22, 2022 at 9:59 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

11/21/2022


The library will be closed November 24-27 (Thursday - Sunday) for Thanksgiving.


Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light by Joy Harjo

Fifty Poems for Fifty Years // A magnificent selection of fifty poems to celebrate three-term US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo's fifty years as a poet.

811.54 HARJO


Peace Is a Chain Reaction by Tanya Lee Stone

How World War II Japanese Balloon Bombs Brought People of Two Nations Together // An accessible, concise, and comprehensive guide to understanding and dealing with the impact and consequences of social isolation.

MH 940.5428 STONE


Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Knitting the Neighborhood edited by Sixth & Spring Books

knitting-neighborhood

Official Knitting Patterns // The 24 projects include replicas of 5 of Mister Rogers' iconic zippered cardigans in 9 unisex adult sizes, cardigan patterns for children and babies, puppets, the neighborhood trolley, blankets, and more.

746.432 MISTER


Find Your Unicorn Space by Eve Rodsky

Reclaim Your Creative Life in a Too-Busy World // From New York Times bestselling author Eve Rodsky, comes an inspirational guide for setting new personal goals, rediscovering your interests, cultivating creativity, and reclaiming your Unicorn Space.

158.1 RODSKY


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

Nov 15

Book Notes 11/14/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 15, 2022 at 10:38 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

11/14/2022


Come join us Thursday, November 17 @ 5:30 pm for the Anime Club!  All ages are welcome to join us as we enjoy the genre of anime. More information...


How Do We Know Ourselves? by David G. Myers

Curiosities and Marvels of the Human Mind // A delightful tour of the wonders of our humanity from David G. Myers, the award-winning professor and author of psychology's bestselling textbook.

150 MYERS


Reconnecting after Isolation by Susan J. Noonan

Coping with Anxiety, Depression, Grief, PTSD, and More // An accessible, concise, and comprehensive guide to understanding and dealing with the impact and consequences of social isolation.

302.545 NOONAN


Seen and Unseen by Elizabeth Partridge & Lauren Tamaki

What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration // This nonfiction picture book for middle grade readers examines the Japanese-American incarceration-and the complexity of documenting it-through the work of these three photographers.

940.53177 PARTRIDGE


Create Your Dream Home on a Budget by Daniel & Noell Jett

Practical Advice, Inspiration, and Projects // Seasoned home-renovation experts and TikTok stars Daniel and Noell Jett (@JettSetFarmhouse) know a thing or two about building gorgeous homes with cost-effective tips and tricks. You'll learn how to add functionality, beauty, and charm to each room of your home--including ideas for outdoor spaces--whether you're renovating or building from the ground up!

643.5 JETT


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!