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Posted to Book Notes on April 3, 2023 at 10:32 AM by Robyn Benda
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
The Library will be closed December 24-26 (Saturday - Monday) for Christmas. More information...
Musical Tables by Billy Collins
Poems // "America's favorite poet" (the Wall Street Journal) has found a new form for his unique poetic style: the small poem. Here Collins writes about his trademark themes of nature, animals, poetry, mortality, absurdity, and love--all in a handful of lines.
The Story of Love by Beth Wiseman
An Amish Bookstore Novel // Yvonne Wilson is eager to leave her Texas home behind for a dream job as a book store manager in Montgomery, Indiana. Abraham Byler is no lover part of the Amish community, but still a resident of Montgomery. Now on the police force, Abraham must reckon with his pacifist upbringing when his job turns violent. He must also deal with his relationship with the wealthy and aggressive Brianna when his old crush, Yvonne, is back in town.
WISEMAN Bookstore v.2
Numb to This by Kindra Neely
Memoir of a mass shooting // Author Kindra Neely recounts her journey to healing after surviving a mass shooting during her first year of college.
362.88 NEELY Graphic Novel
Thistlefoot by GennaRose Nethercott
The Yaga siblings--Bellatine, a young woodworker, and Isaac, a wayfaring street performer and con artist--have been estranged since childhood, separated both by resentment and by wide miles of American highway. But when they learn that they are to receive a mysterious inheritance, the siblings are reunited--only to discover that their bequest isn't land or money, but something far stranger: a sentient house on chicken legs.
Science Fiction NETHERCOTT
Tag(s): young adult nonfiction, poetry, nonfiction, memoir, history, graphic novels, fiction, fantasy, book notes
Do you want to make something fun and learn at the same time? Join the UND Chemistry Club at the library for a children's chemistry day! Kids in grades K-5 can come join us Sunday, January 22 @ 2pm More information...
Spare by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex
With its raw, unflinching honesty, Prince Harry shares a landmark publication full of insight, revelation, self-examination, and hard-won wisdom about the eternal power of love over grief.
941.086 HARRY // Also in e-book, e-audio, and CD
Windfall by Erika Bolstad
The Prairie Woman Who Lost Her Way and the Great-Granddaughter Who Found Her // With journalistic rigor, Erika Bolstad unearths an unexpected family story that sheds light on a history of environmental exploitation and genocide as well as the modern-day consequences of the Great Plains Dream: we could be rich.
Sugar Falls by David A. Robertson & Scott B. Henderson
A Residential School Story // From Governor-General's Award-winning writer David A. Robertson comes this special edition of the timeless graphic novel that introduced the world to the awe-inspiring resilience of Betty Ross, and shared her story of strength, family, and culture.
371.8299 ROBERTSON Graphic Novel
The January 6th Report by Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol
Presents the full text of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol's report, which addresses the origins of the insurrection, how it was organized and funded and the role of Donald Trump and other high-ranking officials.
Tag(s): young adult nonfiction, women's history, politics, North Dakota, nonfiction, graphic novels, First Nations, environment, celebrities, British monarchy, book notes