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Jun 27

Book Notes 6/27/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 27, 2022 at 6:10 PM by Genesis Gaule

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6/27/2022


The Library will be CLOSED Saturday, July 2 - Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.


The Prairie Gardener's Go-To for Soil Janet Melrose & Sheryl Normandeau

Guides for the Prairie Gardener // In this fifth book in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series, master gardeners Janet and Sheryl provide the basics of soil science so that you can apply it to your gardening endeavors.

635.0489 MELROSE


To Risk It All by Admiral James Stavridis, USN

Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision // From one of the great naval leaders of our time, a master class in decision making under pressure through the stories of nine famous acts of leadership in battle drawn from the history of the United States Navy, with outcomes both glorious and notorious.

359.0092 STAVRIDIS


Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People by Stephen G. Post & Jade C. Angelica

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How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease // A new ethics guideline for caregivers of "deeply forgetful people" and a program on how to communicate and connect based on 30 years of community dialogues through Alzheimer's organizations across the globe.

616.8 POST


Summer Kitchens by Olia Hercules

Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine // In this new cookbook from award-winning author Olia Hercules, explore the diversity of Ukraine's cuisine and heritage through the alluring window of summer kitchens--small structures alongside the main house where people cook and preserve summer fruits and vegetables for the winter months.

641.59477 HERCULES


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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.

323.1196 DYSON


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.

363.738 REX


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.

508 RINELLA


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.

107 HERSHOVITZ


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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.

305.8 DIANGELO


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.

306.36 RAINES


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.

305.5 GOODMAN


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