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Aug 22

Book Notes 8/22/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 22, 2022 at 2:26 PM by Genesis Gaule

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8/22/2022


Stop by the library to visit the Justice Bus for free civil legal information Monday, August 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. No appointment needed.


Life on the Mississippi by Rinker Buck

An Epic American Adventure // This book is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand "flatboat era" of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America's first western frontier.

977 BUCK


The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean

This is a story of motherhood, sacrifice, and hope; of queer identity and learning to accept who you are; of gilded lies and the danger of believing the narratives others create for you.

DEAN


Slenderman by Kathleen Hale

Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls //  //The first full account of the Slenderman stabbing, a true crime narrative of mental illness, the American judicial system, the trials of adolescence, and the power of the internet.

364.152 HALE


The Arc of a Covenant by Walter Russell Mead

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The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People // A groundbreaking work that overturns the conventional understanding of the Israeli-American relationship and, in doing so, explores how fundamental debates about American identity drive our country's foreign policy.

327.73056 MEAD


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Jul 26

Book Notes 7/25/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 26, 2022 at 2:13 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/25/2022


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.

305.46952 JOHNSON


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.

941.03 GREENO


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.

364.15234 FENTON


Fire and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams

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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.

940.534 CADDICK-ADAMS


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Jul 18

Book Notes 7/18/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 18, 2022 at 3:29 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/18/2022


Consider being a volunteer! Volunteers are an integral part of the services we provide. If you are interested in lending a hand, contact Robyn at rbenda@egflibrary.org or (218) 773-9121 ext. 221.


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.

174.95 KEAN


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.

Graphic Novel 813 RUSSO


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.

398.20938 FRY


Play to Progress by Allie Ticktin MA, OTD, OTR/L

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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., 

370.155 TICKTIN


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