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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 7, 2022 at 9:32 AM by Genesis Gaule
Art in Memoriam: Join artist Kim Forness Wilson Tuesday, November 15 @5:30 pm to create an art collage in memory of a loved one . More information...
Ready for Launch by Scott Kelly
An Astronaut's Lessons for Success on Earth // Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, Astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure, and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success.
A Poison like No Other by Matt Simon
How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies // Matt Simon follows the intrepid scientists who travel to the ends of the earth and the bottom of the ocean to understand the consequences of our dependence on plastic.
Solito by Javier Zamora
A Memoir // As gripping as it is moving, this book not only provides an immediate and intimate account of a treacherous and near-impossible journey of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine, but also the miraculous kindness and love delivered at the most unexpected moments.
Bravo Company by Ben Kesling
An Afghanistan Deployment and Its Aftermath // Journalist and combat veteran Ben Kesling tells the story of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of the men of one unit, part of a combat-hardened parachute infantry regiment in the 82nd Airborne Division.
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Tag(s): young adult nonfiction, space, sociology, self-improvement, science, refugees, politics, nonfiction, nature, military history, memoirs, conservation, book notes, autobiographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 17, 2022 at 11:18 AM by Genesis Gaule
Drop in and learn about peer-to-peer mental health and wellness services as well as mental health first aid training available from Wellness in the Woods on Wednesday, October 26 @ 9:30 - 11:30 am. More information...
Dinner on Mars by Lenore Newman and Evan D. G. Fraser
The Technologies That Will Feed the Red Planet and Transform Agriculture on Eart // Fraser and Newman show how setting the table off-planet will supercharge efforts to produce food sustainably here at home. For futurists, sci-fi geeks, tech nuts, business leaders, and anyone interested in the future of food, this book puts sustainability and adaptability on the menu in the face of our climate crisis.
A Rover's Story by Jasmine Warga
Built to explore Mars, Resilience begins to develop human-like feelings as he learns from the NASA scientists who assembled him, and as he blasts off and explores Mars, Resilience must overcome different obstacles as he explores the red planet.
Homestead Survival by Marty Raney
An Insider's Guide to Your Great Escape // Veteran homesteader and star of the Discovery Channel's Homestead Rescue Marty Raney shares a big-picture vision of how ordinary families can become radically resilient homesteaders: powering, feeding, and caring for themselves through their own efforts, and on their own land.
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Taking place in the years leading up to the First Reform Bill of 1832, this book explores nearly every subject of concern to modern life: art, religion, science, politics, self, society, and human relationships.
Tag(s): survival, space, science, nonfiction, junior fiction, how-to, historical fiction, fiction, climate change, book notes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 13, 2022 at 10:42 AM by Genesis Gaule
Come and enjoy Siama's Congo Roots, where Siama and Dallas Johnson sing and tell stories that bring Siama’s happy childhood to life. Join us Monday, October 17 @ 5:30 pm More information...
Blowback by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois
The CIA serves at the pleasure of the president, yet Special Agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel have sworn to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. When the threat comes directly from the Oval Office, that's where the blowback begins.
The Life of Crime by Martin Edwards
Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators // In the first major history of crime fiction in fifty years, this book traces the evolution of the genre from the eighteenth century to the present, offering brand-new perspective on the world's most popular form of fiction.
Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization // Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.
Attack of the Black Rectangles by A. S. King
When sixth-grader Mac discovers several words of his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic are blacked out he is outraged, so he, his friends, and his eccentric family set out to do something about the censorship imposed by one teacher and the school board.
Tag(s): writing, space, science, politics, nonfiction, mystery, junior fiction, fiction, civilization, censorship, book notes