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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 8, 2022 at 4:03 PM by Genesis Gaule
Art for adults with disabilities and their helpers! Come and make art with artist Therese Jacobson! Drop in Friday, August 12 between 9:30-11:30 am.
The Art of Teaching Children by Phillip Done
All I Learned from a Lifetime in the Classroom // From the first-day-of-school jitters to the last day's tears, Done writes about the teacher's craft, classrooms and curriculums, the challenges of the profession, and the reason all teachers do it--the children.
Finding Turtle Farm by Angela Tedesco
My Twenty-Acre Adventure in Community-Supported Agriculture // On a twenty-acre farm in Iowa in 1995, Angela Tedesco planted the seeds of Turtle Farm, introducing Community Supported Agriculture to Iowa. In this book Tedesco recounts the adventure in all its down-and-dirty work and wonder.
Regenesis by George Monbiot
Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet // Drawing on advances in soil ecology, George Monbiot reveals how our changing understanding of the world beneath our feet could allow us to grow more food with less farming.
Joan by Katherine J. Chen
131 Recipes for the Bundt Cake Baker // This compendium of Bundt cakes features more than 100 recipes, tips, and techniques to help bake the perfect cake.
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Tag(s): teaching, nonfiction, farming, cookbooks, book notes, baking, autobiographies, agriculture
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 29, 2022 at 3:39 PM by Genesis Gaule
Sorry everyone, but there will be no Storytime with Miss Andrea on Monday, August 8. Don't worry, though, you can still join us on Thursday, August 11!
A Hole in the World by Amanda Held Opelt
Finding Hope in Rituals of Grief and Healing // When Amanda Held Opelt suffered a season of loss-including three miscarriages and the death of her grandmother and culminating in the unexpected death of her sister, New York Times bestselling writer Rachel Held Evans-she was faced with sorrow she didn't know to face. This book is a testament to the idea that when we carefully and honestly attend to our losses, we are able to expand our capacity for love, faith, and healing.
The Last Days of the Dinosaurs by Riley Black
An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World // In this book, Riley Black walks readers through what happened in the days, the years, the centuries, and the million years after the asteroid impact, tracking the sweeping disruptions that overtook this one spot, and imagining what might have been happening elsewhere on the globe.
Verissimus by Donald J. Robertson & Zé Nuno Fraga
The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius // The remarkable story of Marcus Aurelius' life and philosophical journey is brought to life by philosopher and psychotherapist Donald J. Robertson, in a sweeping historical epic of a graphic novel, based on a close study of the historical evidence, with the stunning full-color artwork of award-winning illustrator Zé Nuno Fraga.
A Novel of Joan of Arc // In Katherine J. Chen's hands, the myth and legend of Joan of Arc is transformed into a flesh-and-blood young woman: reckless, steel-willed, and brilliant. This stunningly-researched novel is a sweeping narrative of her life, from a childhood steeped in both joy and violence, to her meteoric rise to fame at the head of the French army, where she must navigate both the dangers of the battlefield and the equally treacherous politics of the royal court.
Tag(s): science, philosophy, nonfiction, history, historical fiction, grief and loss, graphic novels, fiction, dinosaurs, Christianity, book notes, biographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 26, 2022 at 2:13 PM by Genesis Gaule
Our August Book Club pick is Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. Check it out and then join us on August 30 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...
Night in the American Village by Akemi Johnson
Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa // At the southern end of the Japanese archipelago lies Okinawa, host to a vast complex of U.S. military bases. A legacy of World War II, these bases have been a fraught issue in Japan for decades—with tensions exacerbated by the often volatile relationship between islanders and the military.
Shadowlands by Matthew Green
A Journey Through Britain's Lost Cities and Vanished Villages // This is the extraordinary tale of Britain’s eerie and remarkable ghost towns and villages; shadowlands that once hummed with life.
Aurora by Dr. Lynne Fenton & Kerrie Droban
The Psychiatrist Who Treated the Movie Theater Killer Tells Her Story // A compelling look at violence and trauma from the psychiatrist who treated mass shooter James Holmes, perpetrator of the infamous movie theater massacre.
Fire and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams
The End of World War Two in the West // The final volume in one of the most acclaimed works of military history of this generation. Here is Peter Caddick-Adams' third volume in his trilogy about the final year of the Western front in World War Two. Fire & Steel covers the war's final 100 days-beginning in late January 1945 and continuing until May 8th, 1945, when the German high command surrendered unconditionally to all Allied forces.
Tag(s): World War II, true crime, travel, psychology, nonfiction, military history, history, England, book notes