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Nov 07

Book Notes 11/7/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 7, 2022 at 9:32 AM by Genesis Gaule

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11/7/2022


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.

629.450 KELLY


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.

Coming soon!


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.

305.9069 ZAMORA


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.

Coming soon!


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Sep 27

Book Notes 9/26/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 27, 2022 at 9:57 AM by Genesis Gaule

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9/26/2022


Support your library at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! October 7 & 8 @ 8 am - 5 pm. More information...


Indigenous Continent  by Pekka Hämäläinen

The Epic Contest for North America // In this book Pekka Hämäläinen overturns the traditional, Eurocentric narrative, demonstrating that, far from being weak and helpless "victims" of European colonialism, Indigenous peoples controlled North America well into the 19th century.

970.004 HAMALAINEN


What the Fact?  by Dr. Seema Yasmin

Finding the Truth in All the Noise //Tracing the spread of misinformation and disinformation through our fast-moving media landscape, a journalist, scientist, medical professional, and professor gives readers the skills to identify and counter poorly sourced clickbait and misleading headlines.

302.23 YASMIN


When Children Feel Pain by Rachel Rabkin Peachman & Anna C. Wilson

From Everyday Aches to Chronic Conditions // Drawing on the latest research, two leading voices on pediatric pain show parents, teachers, and medical practitioners how to help when they are needed most, attuning adults to practical strategies that make real difference in kids' lives.

618.92 PEACHMAN


The Story of Russia by Orlando Figes

This book is a fresh approach to the thousand years of Russia's history, concerned as much with the ideas that have shaped how Russians think about their past as it is with the events and personalities comprising it.

947 FIGES


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Jul 11

Book Notes 7/11/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 11, 2022 at 6:31 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/11/2022


Have a puzzle you want to trade out for new one? Come join us for the Puzzle Exchange Thursday, July 14 @ 5:30pm.


Killers of the Flower Moon David Grann

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI -- Adapted for Young Adults // This essential book introduces young readers to the Reign of Terror against the Osage people--one of history's most ruthless and shocking crimes. // Original version also available in book, CD, and e-book.

976.6004 GRANN


What's the Use? Ian Stewart

How Mathematics Shapes Everyday Life // An esteemed mathematician shows how math powers the world, from technology to health care and beyond.

510 STEWART


Fallout by Steve Sheinkin

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Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown // With the United States’ creation of the Atomic Bomb, the Soviet Union does not want to be left behind. This results in neck-and-neck competition through the arms and Space Race, culminating in the Cuban Missile Crisis.

972.9106 SHEINKIN


The Light of Days by Judy Batalion; with Winifred Conkling

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The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos -- Young Readers Edition // This book presents the untold story of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. // Original version also available.

940.53 BATALION


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