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May 23

Book Notes 5/23/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 23, 2022 at 4:09 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/23/2022


The Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.


You Can't Be Serious by Kal Penn

Born Enemies // Penn bravely demonstrates by example that no matter who you are and where you come from, you have many more choices than those presented to you. It's a story about struggle, triumph, and learning how to keep your head up.

792.028 PENN


The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones & The New York Times Magazine

A New Origin Story // This book sends a very strong message: We must have a clear vision of this history if we are to understand our present dilemmas. Only by reckoning with this difficult history and trying as hard as we can to understand its powerful influence on our present, can we prepare ourselves for a more just future. // Also in e-book)

973 HANNAH-JONES


An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States by Kyle T. Mays

national geograhpic photographyMays explores the relationship and differences between the Black American quest for freedom and the Native American struggle for sovereignty in the U.S.

973 MAYS


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy by Emmanuel Acho

For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation.

305.8 ACHO


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May 16

Book Notes 5/16/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 16, 2022 at 12:01 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/16/2022


Looking for the perfect part-time summer job? Come work at the library! Pick up an application at the circulation desk. Ages 16 and older can apply. More information...


Crazy Horse and Custer by S. D. Nelson

Born Enemies // Lakota chief Crazy Horse and Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer had long been enemies when they finally crossed paths for the last time in 1876, as the people of the Great Plains resisted the invasion of their homes. Witness reports and reflections by their peers accompany side-by-side storytelling, revealing different perspectives on the historical events during their intertwined lives.

970.5 NELSON


The Daily Laws by Robert Greene

366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature // More than just an entry point for new fans, this book will be a Rosetta stone for understanding and internalizing the many lessons that fill Greene's books, and will reward a lifetime of reading and re-reading.

158.1 GREENE


Fauci edited by National Geographic

national geograhpic photographyExpect the Unexpected: Ten Lessons on Truth, Service, and the Way Forward // Compiled from hours of interviews drawn from the eponymous National Geographic documentary, this inspiring book from world-renowned infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci shares the lessons that have shaped the celebrated doctor's life philosophy, offering an intimate view of one of the world's greatest medical minds as well as universal advice to live by.

610.92 FAUCI


Women, Food, and Hormones by Sara Gottfried, MD

A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again // New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sara Gottfried shares a new, female-friendly Keto diet that addresses women's unique hormonal needs, so readers can shed pounds fast and keep them off forever.

612.25 GOTTFRIED


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May 09

Book Notes 5/9/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 9, 2022 at 11:53 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/9/2022


Come in and enjoy our art exhibit from the Northstar Quilters Guild & River Forks Watercolor Society! Where each watercolor painting is paired with a quilt inspired by the painting of a local landmark. More information...


Peril by Bob Woodward & Robert Costa

The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa cover the end of the Trump presidency and the early months of the Biden presidency.

973.933 WOODWARD


Dad, How Do I? by Rob Kenney

Practical "Dadvice" for Everyday Tasks and Successful Living // From the host of the YouTube channel that went viral—Dad, How Do I?—comes a book that's part memoir/part inspiration/part DIY. Through his how-to videos, and now through this book, Kenney inspires you to live with compassion, honor, courage, and empathy. In short, he'll help you be everything you can be.

158.1 KENNEY


Unguarded by Scottie Pippen with Michael Arkush

national geograhpic photographyAn unflinching memoir from the six-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and Hall of Famer, revealing how Scottie Pippen, the youngest of twelve, overcame two family tragedies and universal disregard by college scouts to become an essential component of the greatest basketball dynasty of the last fifty years.

796.323 PIPPEN


The Rage of Innocence by Kristin Henning

How America Criminalizes Black Youth // Drawing upon 25 years of experience representing black youth in Washington D.C.'s juvenile court, Kris Henning confronts America's irrational, manufactured fears of Black youth and makes a powerfully compelling case that the crisis in racist American policing begins with its relationship to Black children.

364.360 HENNING


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