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May 10

Book Notes 3/10/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 10, 2021 at 9:33 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/10/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Monday/Friday (9am-5pm) and Tuesday/Thursday (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm).


The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

A True Ghost Story // A young housewife has become the eye in a storm of chaos. In Alma Fielding's modest home, china flies off the shelves, stolen jewelry appears on her fingers, and white mice crawl out of her handbag. Nandor Fodor reads of the case and hastens to the scene of the hauntings. By unraveling Alma's peculiar history, he finds the foreshadowing of a nation's worst fears.

133.1 SUMMERSCALE

Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid by Glenn Stout

America's Original Gangster Couple // Before Bonnie and Clyde, there were Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid who were smarter and more successful. Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two love-struck working-class kids, reached for the dream of a better life. The couple lead a gang that in less than a year stole over one million dollars’ worth of diamonds and precious gems; over fifteen million dollars today.

364.15 STOUT

History Smashers: The Mayflower by Kate Messner

Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Through illustrations, photographs, and more, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known details behind the legends of the Mayflower and the first Thanksgiving.

974.402 MESSNER

E-Cigarettes Affecting Lives by Jeanne Marie Ford

This insightful book introduces young readers to the dangers of e-cigarettes and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the mental and physical effects of e-cigarettes and the negative impact it can have on lives.

362 FORD


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Apr 12

Book Notes 4/12/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 12, 2021 at 3:25 PM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

4/12/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).


Can You Protect Coral Reefs? by Michael Burgan

An interactive eco adventure // Pollution, climate change, and overfishing are killing the world's coral reefs. This book will help you navigate through three different stories in this ecological rescue mission. With dozens of possible story outcomes, it's up to you to save the coral reefs from extinction. The planet needs you. Will you chose to help?

639.97 BURGAN

Can You Save a Tropical Rainforest? by Eric Braun

An interactive eco adventure // The world's tropical rain forests are being destroyed. Navigate through three different scenarios in this rain forest rescue mission. With dozens of possible story outcomes, it is up to you to save the rain forests before they disappear forever. The planet needs you. Will you pick the right path?

333.75 BRAUN

I Heard God Laugh by Matthew Kelly

A Practical Guide to Life's Essential Daily Habit // When our bodies are hungry, our stomachs growl. When our souls are hungry, we become irritable, confused, and overwhelmed. Are you taking care of your soul? Or are you ignoring it and neglecting it? The reality is, most people have never really been taught how to tend their souls. I Heard God Laugh will help you to do just that, and so much more.

248.32 KELLY

Certain and Impossible Events by Candace Jane Opper

Certain and Impossible Events centers on the death of a fourteen year old boy who shot and killed himself. Haunted by the hazy circumstances around her classmate’s death, Candace Jane Opper takes a dive into the history of suicide in America, and interrogates the ways suicide is handed down to us. She creates space for readers to embrace a radical kind of unforgetting.

362.28 OPPER


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