BOOK NOTES: "One Big Happy Family" ... "Weekends with Daisy" ... "Asylums, Treatment Centers and Genetic Jails"
Grand Forks Public Library o "One Big Happy Family" by Lisa Rogak tells the heartwarming stories of animals who have reached out to save the lives of babies from other species and raise them as their own, complete with a number of photos of the b...
Grand Forks Public Library
• "One Big Happy Family" by Lisa Rogak tells the heartwarming stories of animals who have reached out to save the lives of babies from other species and raise them as their own, complete with a number of photos of the babies and their adoptive parents.
• "Weekends with Daisy" by Sharron Luttrell follows her experience training a service dog on the weekend who is a part of the Prison PUP program during the week and her struggle to reconcile the man she has met with the man who committed a crime that put him in prison for decades.
• "Asylums, Treatment Centers and Genetic Jails" by Michael Resman. This is a detailed history of mental health care in Minnesota from its fairly barbaric infancy to modern medicine, along with a history of the state hospital system.
• "A Life of Barbara Stanwyck" by Victoria Wilson gives us the first full-scale life of Barbara Stanwyck, whose astonishing career in movies spanned four decades. This first volume covers Barbara's life from 1907 through 1940.
• "American Mirror: the Life and Art of Norman Rockwell" by Deborah Solomon. Behind Rockwell's folksy, pipe-smoking facade lay a surprisingly complex figure - a lonely painter who suffered from depression and was consumed by a sense of inadequacy.
East Grand Forks Campbell Library
• "The Optimal Diet: The Official Chip Cookbook" by Darlene Blaney is written on CHIP, the Coronary Health Improvement Project, which is a successful lifestyle intervention program. This cookbook includes recipes that helped participants simplify their diet.
• "Preserving America: Everglades National Park" by Nate Frisch is part of a series aimed at looking at America's national parks. This issue focuses on the Everglades and includes a full history, photos, and tips and itineraries for visitors.
• "The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else" by George Anders follows the author as he sought out the world's savviest talent judges to see what they do differently from the rest of us, from Special Forces to basketball to Fortune 500 CEOs.
• "Rival Rails" by Walter R. Borneman. While much has been written about the building of the first transcontinental railroad, the bulk of the history of the railroads in the United States has been largely ignored. In this book, Borneman picks up where most other histories leave off.