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Tell Your Kids to Take a Hike

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

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?

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

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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100 Things to Do in Rhode Island Before You Die

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

Author: Robert Curley Publisher: Reedy Press, Missouri, 2019 The things you never knew you could do here disprove that Rhode Island is the smallest state in the Union. Del's Lemonade and Quonnie Sirens - the best oysters ever - will accompany a pleasant summer's evening with author Robert Gurley as we explore options for adventure …

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

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

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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Untold Stories of World War II Rhode Island

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

Author: Christian McBurney Publisher: History Press/Acadia Publishing, 2019 To honor the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, read about Rhode Island’s extraordinary contribution to the war effort: John F. Kennedy's training as a PT boat commander at Melville; George H.W. Bush's training as a pilot at Charlestown; radar used on night-flying aircraft …

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CONSIDER THE EEL

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

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

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

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

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The Defectors

Books On The Pond 289 Narrow Lane, Charlestown

Author: Rene Georg Vasicek, Publisher: J. New Books, 2020 Rene Georg Vasicek, author, The Defectors (J. New Books, 2020) Son of Czech defectors, Rene was born in Austria in 1969. He grew up on Long Island and has lived in New York City since 1995. Vasicek earned a Master of Fine Arts at Sarah Lawrence …

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