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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 22, 2022 at 2:26 PM by Genesis Gaule
Stop by the library to visit the Justice Bus for free civil legal information Monday, August 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. No appointment needed.
Life on the Mississippi by Rinker Buck
An Epic American Adventure // This book is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand "flatboat era" of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America's first western frontier.
The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean
This is a story of motherhood, sacrifice, and hope; of queer identity and learning to accept who you are; of gilded lies and the danger of believing the narratives others create for you.
Slenderman by Kathleen Hale
Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls // //The first full account of the Slenderman stabbing, a true crime narrative of mental illness, the American judicial system, the trials of adolescence, and the power of the internet.
The Arc of a Covenant by Walter Russell Mead
The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People // A groundbreaking work that overturns the conventional understanding of the Israeli-American relationship and, in doing so, explores how fundamental debates about American identity drive our country's foreign policy.
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Tag(s): US history, true crime, politics, nonfiction, mental illness, LGBT, history, fiction, book notes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 26, 2022 at 2:13 PM by Genesis Gaule
Our August Book Club pick is Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. Check it out and then join us on August 30 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...
Night in the American Village by Akemi Johnson
Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa // At the southern end of the Japanese archipelago lies Okinawa, host to a vast complex of U.S. military bases. A legacy of World War II, these bases have been a fraught issue in Japan for decades—with tensions exacerbated by the often volatile relationship between islanders and the military.
Shadowlands by Matthew Green
A Journey Through Britain's Lost Cities and Vanished Villages // This is the extraordinary tale of Britain’s eerie and remarkable ghost towns and villages; shadowlands that once hummed with life.
Aurora by Dr. Lynne Fenton & Kerrie Droban
The Psychiatrist Who Treated the Movie Theater Killer Tells Her Story // A compelling look at violence and trauma from the psychiatrist who treated mass shooter James Holmes, perpetrator of the infamous movie theater massacre.
Fire and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams
The End of World War Two in the West // The final volume in one of the most acclaimed works of military history of this generation. Here is Peter Caddick-Adams' third volume in his trilogy about the final year of the Western front in World War Two. Fire & Steel covers the war's final 100 days-beginning in late January 1945 and continuing until May 8th, 1945, when the German high command surrendered unconditionally to all Allied forces.
Tag(s): World War II, true crime, travel, psychology, nonfiction, military history, history, England, book notes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 18, 2022 at 3:29 PM by Genesis Gaule
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The Icepick Surgeon by Sam Kean
Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science // Bestselling author Sam Kean tells the true story of what happens when unfettered ambition pushes otherwise rational men and women to cross the line in the name of science, trampling ethical boundaries and often committing crimes in the process.
Why Is Everybody Yelling? by Marisabina Russo
Growing Up in My Immigrant Family // Following the author's young life into the tumultuous, liberating 1960s, this graphic-novel memoir explores the childhood burdens of memory and guilt, and Marisabina's struggle and success in forming an identity entirely her own.
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Heroes by Stephen Fry
The Greek Myths Reimagined // Stephen Fry recounts the stories of the human heroes found in Greek mythology, with illustrations of classical art inspired by the myths.
Play to Progress by Allie Ticktin MA, OTD, OTR/L
Lead Your Child to Success Using the Power of Sensory Play // Ticktin has seen an increase in cases of children who are delayed in walking, talking, and playing by themselves and with their peers-- because they are spending more time in front of screens and less time exploring and interacting with their environment. Here she offers activities that will encourage development of sensory play.,
Tag(s): true crime, psychology, parenting, nonfiction, medicine, Jewish Americans, immigrants, graphic novels, culture, child development, book notes, biographies, autobiographies