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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.
Joan by Katherine J. Chen
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.
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Tag(s): science, philosophy, nonfiction, history, historical fiction, grief and loss, graphic novels, fiction, dinosaurs, Christianity, book notes, biographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 27, 2022 at 6:10 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Library will be CLOSED Saturday, July 2 - Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The Prairie Gardener's Go-To for Soil Janet Melrose & Sheryl Normandeau
Guides for the Prairie Gardener // In this fifth book in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series, master gardeners Janet and Sheryl provide the basics of soil science so that you can apply it to your gardening endeavors.
To Risk It All by Admiral James Stavridis, USN
Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision // From one of the great naval leaders of our time, a master class in decision making under pressure through the stories of nine famous acts of leadership in battle drawn from the history of the United States Navy, with outcomes both glorious and notorious.
Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People by Stephen G. Post & Jade C. Angelica
How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease // A new ethics guideline for caregivers of "deeply forgetful people" and a program on how to communicate and connect based on 30 years of community dialogues through Alzheimer's organizations across the globe.
Summer Kitchens by Olia Hercules
Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine // In this new cookbook from award-winning author Olia Hercules, explore the diversity of Ukraine's cuisine and heritage through the alluring window of summer kitchens--small structures alongside the main house where people cook and preserve summer fruits and vegetables for the winter months.
Tag(s): US navy, Ukraine, travel, self-help, philosophy, nonfiction, midwest, medicine, how-to, health care, gardening, disease, cookbooks, book notes, Alzheimer's
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