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Nov 22

Book Notes 11/21/2022

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

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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

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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


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Aug 29

Book Notes 8/22/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 29, 2022 at 9:27 AM by Genesis Gaule

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8/29/2022


Our September Book Club pick is Educated by Tara Westover. Check it out and then join us on Monday, September 27 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...


Path Lit by Lightning by David Maraniss

The Life of Jim Thorpe // Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport. But despite his colossal skills, Thorpe's life was a struggle against the odds. But for all his travails, Thorpe did not succumb. The man survived, complications and all, and so did the myth.

796.092 THORPE


I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor--including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother--and how she retook control of her life.

791.4502 MCCURDY


Mothercare by Lynne Tillman

On Obligation, Love, Death, and Ambivalence // This is at once a cautionary tale, and also a reverential invitation for any caretaker who can relate to suddenly becoming responsible for the life management practices of a parent, loved or not. This story may be helpful, informative, consoling, or upsetting, and it never fails to underscore how impossible it is to get the job done completely right.

616.85 TILLMAN


Acceptance by Emi Nietfeld

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A Memoir // Candid and frequently harrowing, with a ribbon of dark humor, this book is a stunning human story and an invaluable view of the actual cost of upward mobility.

305.5 NIETFELD


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Jun 06

Book Notes 6/6/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 6, 2022 at 12:24 PM by Genesis Gaule

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6/6/2022


Explore Minnesota with a free 7-day MN State Park Pass from the library! Passes can be checkout on adult cards in good standing. More information...


When Harry Met Minnie by Martha Teichner

A True Story of Love and Friendship // A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together. A real life fairy tale, with the vibrant, romantic New York City backdrop of its namesake, the movie When Harry Met Sally, and the bittersweet wisdom of Tuesdays with Morrie.

636.7009 TEICHNER


My Body by Emily Ratajkowski

In this personal exploration of feminism, sexuality and power, of men's treatment of women and women's rationalizations for accepting that treatment, the acclaimed model and actress presents essays that chronicle moments of her life while investigating culture's fetishization of girls and female beauty.

305.42 RATAJKOWSKI


Dusk, Night, Dawn by Anne Lamott

national geograhpic photographyOn Revival and Courage // Drawing from her own experiences and her own faith journey, Lamott offers insights into the intimate and human ways we can bring back hope by demonstrating we can travel through the darkest places toward a more hopeful light that is still burning.

234.2 LAMOTT


Where Tomorrows Aren't Promised by Carmelo Anthony

A Memoir of Survival and Hope // Iconic NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony shares a story of perseverance and determination; of dribbling past players bigger and tougher than him, while also weaving around vial caps and needles strewn across the court; where rims had no nets, and you better not call a foul--a place where tomorrows aren't promised.

796.323 ANTHONY


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