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Dec 06

Book Notes 12/5/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 6, 2022 at 9:25 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

12/5/2022


Take a break from the hubbub of winter with an evening of fun indoor activities at the Campbell Library! License to Chill: Thursday, December 8 from 4pm-7pm. More information...


Before Austen Comes Aesop by Cheri Blomquist

The Children's Great Books and How to Experience Them // An in-depth examination of the Children's Great Books--the literature that has made the most profound impact on the lives of children throughout Western history. In addition to its invaluable chronological list of titles, from ancient times to the present, the book provides both students and their parents the guidance they need to read leisurely or study formally the Children's Great Books at home.

809.89282 BLOMQUIST


A Death in Door County  by Annelise Ryan

A Wisconsin bookstore owner and cryptozoologist is asked to investigate a series of deaths that just might be proof of a fabled lake monster in this first installment of a new mystery series by USA Today bestselling author Annelise Ryan.

Mystery RYAN Monster v.1


American Midnight  edited by Adam Hochschild

The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis // A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles.

MH 973.91 HOCHSCHILD


I'm the Girl  by Laurie Cass

When sixteen-year-old Georgia Avis finds the dead body of thirteen-year-old Ashley James outside the gates of an exclusive resort, she teams up with Ashley's older sister Nora to find the killer.

Young Adult SUMMERS


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

Nov 29

Book Notes 11/28/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 29, 2022 at 10:29 AM by Genesis Gaule

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11/28/2022


Join us for Music & Movement, Wednesdays @ 10am! For children ages 0-5 (and their grown-ups too!) More information...


Papyrus by Irene Vallejo

The Invention of Books in the Ancient World // In this sweeping tour of the history of books, the wonder of the ancient world comes alive and, along the way, we discover the singular power of the written word.

002.09 VALLEJO MOREU


Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home. And she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.

Young Adult BRACKEN Passenger v.1


The Escape Artist edited by Jonathan Freedland

The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World // This is the story of a brilliant yet troubled man--a gifted "escape artist" who even as a teenager understand that the difference between truth and lies can be the difference between life and death, a man who deserves to take his place alongside Anne Frank, Oskar Schindler and Primo Levi as one of the handful of individuals whose stories define our understanding of the Holocaust.

MH 940.531 FREEDLAND


Gone with the Whisker by Laurie Cass

A Bookmobile Cat Mystery // Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, have spent a busy day on the bookmobile, delivering good cheer and great reads to even the library's most far-flung patrons. But Minnie is still up for the nighttime festivities, eager to show off her little town to her visiting niece, Katrina. But then, during the grand finale of the fireworks display, Katrina discovers a body.

Mystery CASS Bookmobile v.8 LP


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

Oct 31

Book Notes 10/31/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 31, 2022 at 10:38 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

10/31/2022


Join us on Tuesday, November 8 @ 5:30 pm for the opening reception of Arts for Vets: In Memoriam--An art exhibit featuring the work of deceased veterans. More information...


Poster Girl by Veronica Roth

Sonya, former poster girl for the Delegation, has been imprisoned for ten years when an old enemy comes to her with a deal: find a missing girl who was stolen from her parents by the old regime, and earn her freedom.

Science Fiction ROTH


The Alpha Female Wolf by Rick McIntyre

The Fierce Legacy of Yellowstone's 06 // In his latest book, award-winning author and renowned wolf researcher Rick McIntyre turns his spotting scope on 06 and more remarkable female wolves, telling the dramatic true story of five generations of female leaders in Yellowstone National Park. As Rick shows us, female wolves, not their male counterparts, play the most pivotal roles in pack life. They choose who may mate with them and where their pack will hunt and raise pups. They negotiate treaties and fiercely defend their families. The only opponent they cannot defeat is a human with a gun.

599.773 MCINTYRE


Rust in the Root by Justina Ireland

Laura and Skylark are sent off on their first mission together into the heart of the country's oldest and most mysterious Blight, and they discover the work of mages not encountered since the darkest period in America's past, when Black mages were killed for their power.

Young Adult IRELAND


The Night Ship by Jess Kidd

1989: A lonely boy named Gil is sent to live off the coast of Western Australia among the seasonal fishing community where his late mother once resided. There, on the tiny reef-shrouded island, he discovers the story of an infamous shipwreck.

KIDD


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!