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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 27, 2022 at 9:57 AM by Genesis Gaule
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Indigenous Continent by Pekka Hämäläinen
The Epic Contest for North America // In this book Pekka Hämäläinen overturns the traditional, Eurocentric narrative, demonstrating that, far from being weak and helpless "victims" of European colonialism, Indigenous peoples controlled North America well into the 19th century.
What the Fact? by Dr. Seema Yasmin
Finding the Truth in All the Noise //Tracing the spread of misinformation and disinformation through our fast-moving media landscape, a journalist, scientist, medical professional, and professor gives readers the skills to identify and counter poorly sourced clickbait and misleading headlines.
When Children Feel Pain by Rachel Rabkin Peachman & Anna C. Wilson
From Everyday Aches to Chronic Conditions // Drawing on the latest research, two leading voices on pediatric pain show parents, teachers, and medical practitioners how to help when they are needed most, attuning adults to practical strategies that make real difference in kids' lives.
The Story of Russia by Orlando Figes
This book is a fresh approach to the thousand years of Russia's history, concerned as much with the ideas that have shaped how Russians think about their past as it is with the events and personalities comprising it.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 18, 2022 at 3:29 PM by Genesis Gaule
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The Icepick Surgeon by Sam Kean
Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science // Bestselling author Sam Kean tells the true story of what happens when unfettered ambition pushes otherwise rational men and women to cross the line in the name of science, trampling ethical boundaries and often committing crimes in the process.
Why Is Everybody Yelling? by Marisabina Russo
Growing Up in My Immigrant Family // Following the author's young life into the tumultuous, liberating 1960s, this graphic-novel memoir explores the childhood burdens of memory and guilt, and Marisabina's struggle and success in forming an identity entirely her own.
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Heroes by Stephen Fry
The Greek Myths Reimagined // Stephen Fry recounts the stories of the human heroes found in Greek mythology, with illustrations of classical art inspired by the myths.
Play to Progress by Allie Ticktin MA, OTD, OTR/L
Lead Your Child to Success Using the Power of Sensory Play // Ticktin has seen an increase in cases of children who are delayed in walking, talking, and playing by themselves and with their peers-- because they are spending more time in front of screens and less time exploring and interacting with their environment. Here she offers activities that will encourage development of sensory play.,
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 20, 2022 at 10:32 AM by Genesis Gaule
Our July Book Club pick is Race of the Century by Neil Bascomb. Check it out and then join us on July 26 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...
Unequal Michael Eric Dyson & Marc Favreau
A Story of America // Interconnected stories present a picture of racial inequality in America, showing systemic discrimination in all areas of society and showing the unbroken line of Black resistance to this inequality.
The Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time by Markus Rex
The Arctic Mission to the Epicenter of Climate Change // Interweaving history, science, and memoir, this book is a page-turner about the teamwork it takes to complete a risky goal, all in the name of understanding--and responding to--the climate crisis.
Outdoor Kids in an Inside World by Steven Rinella
Getting Your Family Out of the House and Radically Engaged with Nature // With the right mindset, families can find beauty, meaning, and connection in a life lived outdoors. Now, outdoors expert Steven Rinella shares the parenting wisdom he has garnered as a father whose family has lived amid the biggest cities and wildest corners of America.
Nasty, Brutish, and Short by Scott Hershovitz
Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids // From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's biggest questions with the help of great philosophers old and new-including his two young children.
Tag(s): US history, travel, self-help, science, recreation, racism, politics, philosophy, parenting, nonfiction, nature, history, climate change, book notes, autobiographies, African Americans