Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

By Bruce Henderson In the vein of Unbroken, Bank of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, Sons and Soldiers tells the little-known story of young German Jews, known as The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came to America and then returned to Europe at tremendous personal peril as members of the U.S. Army. With there mastery of the German language, history and custom, The Richie Boys would Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Thinking, Fast  and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

By Daniel Kahneman A New York Times bestseller and winner of numerous literary awards, Thinking, Fast and Slow takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Daniel Kahneman, a renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, delves into the impact Read more »
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November 15, 2017
KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

By Kate Banks,  Illustrated by Naoko Stoop Recommended for ages 4 – 8 “You are not my mother, said the wolf pup. I am not your mother, said the polar bear, but I can cuddle you and keep you safe.” During the ice melt that follows an Arctic winter, a wolf cub finds himself floating out to sea on a sheet of ice. He awakes lost and alone to an unfamiliar smell: Read more »
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November 15, 2017
KID’S CORNER: Top Elf

KID’S CORNER: Top Elf

By Caleb Huett Recommended for ages 9 – 12 Ollie and Celia are two elves off the shelves.  They think they know what the life of an elf is supposed to be like: Make toys and help Santa. Try out a new ice-cream flavor and help Santa. But Santa shakes up everything when he announces his unexpected plans for retirement with a challenge to any kid – Claus or elf – to Read more »
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November 15, 2017
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RIDGELAND, Miss – Following the biggest year of participation ever in Central Mississippi, the Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile read more »

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