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Sep 27

Book Notes 9/26/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 27, 2022 at 9:57 AM by Genesis Gaule

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9/26/2022


Support your library at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! October 7 & 8 @ 8 am - 5 pm. More information...


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.

970.004 HAMALAINEN


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.

302.23 YASMIN


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.

618.92 PEACHMAN


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.

947 FIGES


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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.

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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 11

Book Notes 7/11/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 11, 2022 at 6:31 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/11/2022


Have a puzzle you want to trade out for new one? Come join us for the Puzzle Exchange Thursday, July 14 @ 5:30pm.


Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI -- Adapted for Young Adults // This essential book introduces young readers to the Reign of Terror against the Osage people--one of history's most ruthless and shocking crimes. // Original version also available in book, CD, and e-book.

976.6004 GRANN


What's the Use? Ian Stewart

How Mathematics Shapes Everyday Life // An esteemed mathematician shows how math powers the world, from technology to health care and beyond.

510 STEWART


Fallout by Steve Sheinkin

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Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown // With the United States’ creation of the Atomic Bomb, the Soviet Union does not want to be left behind. This results in neck-and-neck competition through the arms and Space Race, culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis.

972.9106 SHEINKIN


The Light of Days by Judy Batalion; with Winifred Conkling

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The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos -- Young Readers Edition // This book presents the untold story of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. // Original version also available.

940.53 BATALION


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