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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 12, 2021 at 3:25 PM by Genesis Gaule
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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?
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?
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.
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.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 25, 2021 at 11:41 AM by Genesis Gaule
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).
Human(Kind) by Ashlee Eiland
How reclaiming human worth and embracing radical kindness will bring us back together // Can kindness kindle a revolution? Through Eiland's thoughtful story about being a black woman living on both sides of the fence she shares how radical kindness and how showing respect to everyone--no matter their race, gender or social status--can give us hope and rekindle our common humanity.
Brave Enough by Jessie Diggins
Jessie Diggins reveals the true story of her journey from the American Midwest into world-wide sports history. Experience the final seconds of the women’s team sprint freestyle race where Jessie Diggins gave it her all. Skiing past two of the best sprinters in the world, she stretched her ski boot across the finish line to become the first ever cross-country skiing gold medal for the United States at the Winter Games.
Fidelis by Teresa Fazio
In 1998, Teresa Fazio signed up for the Marine Corps’ ROTC program to pay her way through MIT. After the events of September 11, 2001, she graduated with a physics degree into a very different world, owing the Marines four years of active duty. In this coming-of-age story set in the early days of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fazio struggles with her past, her sense of authority, and her womanhood.
Officer Clemmons by Dr. Francois S. Clemmons
Follow the incredible life story of François Clemmons, beginning with his early years in Alabama and Ohio, through his studies as a music major at Oberline to a chance encounter with Fred Rogers that changed both men’s lives leading to a long and happy friendship that lasted nearly forty years. When he earned the role as Officer Clemmons on the award-winning television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Clemmons made history as the first African American actor to have a recurring role on a children’s program.
Tag(s): sports, spirituality, skiing, religion, olympics, nonfiction, military history, memoirs, Marine Corps, lgbt, coming-of-age, Christianity, celebrities, book notes, biographies, african americans