Posted on June 21, 2021 at 10:58 AM by Genesis Gaule
Shift gears and join our Community Reading Challenge! Read anything--the newspaper, an e-book, instructions to your child's playset--and then stop in and fill out a gear to add to our reading machine.
The Unfit Heiress by Audrey Clare Farley
The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt // In 1934, aided by a California eugenics law, the socialite Maryon Cooper Hewitt had her "promiscuous" daughter declared feebleminded and sterilized without her knowledge. When a sensational court case ensued, the American public was captivated. So were eugenicists, who saw an opportunity to restrict reproductive rights in America for decades to come.
Terror to the Wicked by Tobey Pearl
America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation // A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history. Set in the 1600s in colonial New England, an explosive trial whose outcome changed the course of history, ended a two-year war, and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to become a full-blown nation.
The Non-Obvious Guide: Working Remotely by Rohit Bahrgava
Being Productive Without Getting Distracted, Lonely, or Bored // In today’s world, there are many reasons you may need to work remotely or do virtual meetings, from taking parental leave to navigating a global health pandemic. In this guide you will learn the keys to being effective from afar. This handy guide will help you be more productive when you can't be there in person.
Surviving: The Wilderness by Samantha Bell
People can become lost in the wilderness under a range of circumstances. They can have accidents or get caught in natural disasters, such as storms and avalanches. This book, for reading ages 8-12 years old, will help expand the mind and help prepare for any wilderness circumstances.
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