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STRAWBERRY THANKSGIVING

Originally published in 1992 by Simon & Schuster for Boston’s Children’s Museum, this Narragansett children’s story is about the lesson of forgiveness.

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Tell Your Kids to Take a Hike

Author: Jeanine Silversmith Publisher: RI Families in Nature, 2015 Location: Books on the Pond / Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge Never has it been more important to learn about the healing properties of nature and unplug from our devices. Hiking is a simple way for your family to have fun together while enhancing your health and …

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AFTER THE BLOODBATH: Is healing possible in the wake of rampage shootings?

Author: Jim Diamond, J.D., S.J.D. Publisher: Michigan State University Press, 2019 As the horror of mass shootings becomes more commonplace, the question of how communities reset grows in significance. Diamond draws from his experience as a leading attorney during Sandy Hook. He concludes after studying the violent tragedy at Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota, …

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Salt Pond Coalition Discusses Elizabeth Rush’s “Rising Dispatches”

Author: Elizabeth Rush Publisher: Milkweed Editions (June 12, 2018) We are hosting five (5) attendees to a live screening of the SPC’s Book Club Meeting on July 28th. Free of charge. Rising seas are transforming coastlines in Rhode Island and throughout the United States. Today we see vanishing beaches and rising tides in many local …

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50 Things To See In The Sky

Author: Sarah Barker Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press, 2019 Location: Frosty Drew Observatory Great for ALL AGES Brooklyn-based astrophysicist Sarah Barker shares with us the wonders we can see if only we look up into the sky. In language we can all understand. Sarah will present fascinating facts and take you on a journey through the night …

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CONSIDER THE EEL

The peculiar ways of the American eel will delight anyone with a taste for natural history, but Schweid is just as interested in the nexus of eel and humankind.

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THE NIGHT DIARY

Author: Veera Hiranandani Publisher: Penguin Random House Newbery Winner 2019 “The Night Diary” takes place seven decades ago, but religious intolerance and the story of India’s refugee crisis are strikingly contemporary; whereas a child searching for love, acceptance, meaning and identity are timeless.” Young Adults