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Feb 22

Book Notes 2/22/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 22, 2021 at 10:11 AM by Genesis Gaule

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2/22/2021


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A Question of Freedom by William G. Thomas

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War // The enslaved families of Prince George’s County, Maryland, filed hundreds of lawsuits for their freedom against a powerful circle of slaveholders, taking their cause all the way to the Supreme Court. Between 1787 and 1861, these lawsuits challenged the legitimacy of slavery in American law and put slavery on trial in the nation’s capital.

306.362 THOMAS

All the Young Men by Ruth Coker Burks and Kevin Carr O’Leary

In 1986, 26-year old Ruth begins to care for a young man who suffers from AIDS. Word then spreads in the community that Ruth is the only person willing to help these young men afflicted by AIDS, and is called upon to nurse them. As she forges deep friendships with the men she helps, she advises Governor Bill Clinton on the national HIV-AIDS crisis.

362.19697 BURKS

The Hilarious World of Depression by John Moe

For years John Moe, critically-acclaimed public radio personality and host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, struggled with depression; it plagued his family and claimed the life of his brother in 2007. The Hilarious World of Depression illuminates depression in an entirely fresh and inspiring way.

616.85 MOE

Drawing Fire by Todd DePastino

The editorial cartoons of Bill Mauldin // Army sergeant Bill Mauldin shot to fame during World War II with his grim and gritty "Willie & Joe" cartoons that gave readers of Stars & Stripes and hundreds of home front newspapers a glimpse of war from the foxholes of Europe. Now, for the first time, comic images from his entire career are available in this illustrated single volume.

MH 741.0924 DEPASTINO


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Feb 16

Book Notes 2/16/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 16, 2021 at 12:54 PM by Genesis Gaule

Open books and the words book notes

2/16/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (4-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (9am-4pm).


Love Her Madly by Bill Cosgrave

Jim Morrison, Mary, and Me // In 1965, Bill Cosgrave was smuggled across the border into the United States after receiving an invitation from his friend Mary Werbelow. When Jim and Mary’s relationship faltered, Jim headed for Venice beach with his notebook. Later, Jim’s writing would morph into iconic hit songs, rocketing him to international fame as the lead singer of the Doors.

101 Amazing Uses for Cinnamon by Nancy Lin Chen

Everyone loves a good cinnamon roll, but did you know cinnamon can help your hair grow longer and stronger? In 101 Amazing Uses for Cinnamon, discover the many ways this simple spice can improve your health, your home, and of course, your food.

Bright and Dangerous Objects by Anneliese Mackintosh

Commercial deep-sea diver Solvig has a secret. She wants to be one of the first human beings to colonize Mars, and she’s one of a hundred people shortlisted by the Mars Project to do just that. But to fulfil her ambition, she’ll have to leave behind everything she’s ever known—for the rest of her life.

The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe

Miss Rebecca Farwell is living a double life. On one end she is a rich and famous artist, and on the other, she lives with her family on a small ranch farmhouse and works tirelessly as the town of Pierson’s treasurer and controller. What the town doesn’t know is that Farwell “borrows” funds from the town to fund her art. How long can she pull off her secret double life?


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Feb 08

Book Notes 2/8/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on February 8, 2021 at 11:22 AM by Genesis Gaule

Open books and the words book notes

2/8/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (4-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm) and Tuesdays/Thursdays (9am-4pm).


Knockout by Mia Kang

Mia Kang is many things: a sought-after model, an immigrant, an eating disorder survivor, and a Muay Thai ?ghter. Her ?rst book, Knockout, is the story of how she eschewed normative body standards and learned to use martial arts to rede?ne her sense of self-worth.

When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann

A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains // The Neumann family was one of the many families to be persecuted during WWII because they were Jews. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. Ariana Neumann, one of the surviving Neumann’s daughter, tries to uncover what really happened to her family, and reveal the secrets that her father took with him to the grave.

Spirit Run by Noé Álvarez

A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land // The son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala. He writes not only of overcoming hunger, thirst, and fear, but also of asserting Indigenous and working-class humanity in a capitalist society where oil extraction, deforestation, and substance abuse wreck communities.

Truganini by Cassandra Pybus

Journey through the apocalypse // The name of Truganini is vaguely familiar to most Australians as 'the last of her race'. She has become an international icon for a monumental tragedy: the extinction of the original people of Tasmania, of which she was the last. For nearly seven decades she lived through a psychological and cultural shift more extreme than most human imaginations could conjure.


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