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Jun 20

Book Notes 6/20/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 20, 2022 at 10:32 AM by Genesis Gaule

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6/20/2022


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.

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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.

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Outdoor Kids in an Inside World by Steven Rinella

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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.

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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.

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Jun 13

Book Notes 6/13/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 13, 2022 at 11:15 AM by Genesis Gaule

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6/13/2022


Our Community Summer Reading Challenge is back! Join the Lazy River Challenge where community members compete with staff to get their innertube down the lazy river first. More information...


Nice Racism by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm // This book is an essential work for any white person who recognizes the existence of systemic racism and white supremacy and wants to take steps to align their values with their actual practice.

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The Last Slave Ship by Ben Raines

The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning // The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day.

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Civil Rights Queen by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

national geograhpic photographyConstance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality // In this book Tomiko Brown-Nagin dramatically fills out the picture of some of the most profound judicial and societal change made in twentieth-century America.

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Davos Man by Peter S. Goodman

AHow the Billionaires Devoured the World // This book is an essential read for anyone concerned about economic justice, the capacity of societies to grapple with their greatest challenges, and the sanctity of representative government.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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