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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 1/26 Melanie Law wrote: The book is a hybrid of self-help book and scientific paper. It is refreshing to read about hard science’s role in a field typically described as a soft science. The author explains with the use of SPECT scans (brain imagining scans) each major section of the brain and its chief responsibilities concerning ... Review: This is Your Brain on Joy by Dr. Earl Henslin

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 1/3 Melanie Law wrote: The seasoned historian and the newcomer to American history are bound to find this book both interesting and useful. The American Patriot's Almanac has a unique layout. Each day of the year, except February 29, is chronicled by a historical event. These entries are brief, seldom more than a few paragraphs. ... The American Patriot's Almanac by William J. Bennett and John T. E. Cribb

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My Little Girl

My Little Girl

On 12/4 Melanie Law wrote: In this story. a father and daughter enjoy activities together which are refreshing for two reasons. First, they are not stereotypical “little girl” activities, like tea parties or playing with dolls. Instead the pair head off to see animals at the local co-op, play on a swing, watch clouds, and ... Review: My Little Girl by Tim McGraw and Tom Douglas

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Moon Shines Down

Moon Shines Down

On 11/30 Melanie Law wrote: The Moon Shines Down explores countries and regions around the world as well as the oceans that connect them all. Holland, Switzerland, Mexico, and Australia are just a few of the many countries included in the rhyming verse. A koala bear guide and the moon are the common threads in the large brightly-colored ... Review: The Moon Shines Down by Margaret Wise Brown

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