Waiting

Waiting

By Kevin Henkes, Author and Illustrator Suggested Ages: 4 – 8 In Henkes’ irresistible picture book, five toyland friends, all sitting in a child’s windowsill – are waiting for something amazing to happen. An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit and a pig, each has his own ideas about what the anticipated event might be. The frustration of waiting is something every child understands, but in this delightful tale, it is Read more »
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November 04, 2015
Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

By Scott Jurek and Steve Friedman Eat and Run could be described as the intersection of sheer determination, nutrition, philosophy and elite athleticism. Scott Jurek, world-renowned ultramarathoner, and U.S. record holder for the 24-hour run (135 miles through Death Valley) fuels his passion for long-distance running on a vegan diet. Jurek loves cooking and enjoys trying new foods, so his memoir naturally addresses his approach to nutrition, but it also explores Read more »
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November 04, 2015
Wherever You Go There You Are

Wherever You Go There You Are

By Jon Kabat-Zinn The title of this book, Wherever You Go There You Are, speaks to the importance of the present moment. Kabat-Zinn reminds us that the present is all we really have. Buddhism warns us of becoming too involved in the past, the future or even in the actions of others. Kabat-Zinn offers the practice of mindful meditation as a way to understand the present self as it unfolds, moment Read more »
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November 04, 2015
The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature

By Andrea Wulf Andrea Wulf's The Invention of Nature tells the forgotten story of Alexander von Humboldt of Prussia (1769-1859). Humbolt was an energetic learner, a bold adventurer of the natural world and the most famous scientist of his age. Through his courageous explorations of the Americas and Russia, Humboldt came to understand the interconnectedness of all of nature and became the first to predict and discuss climate change. He is Read more »
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November 04, 2015
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