Bookstall & Library

Come visit our Bookstall table in between worship services on Sunday mornings! Our Bookstall offers a variety of books which represent and support UU ministries such as the Addictions Ministry and the 7th Principle Action Network. Beyond selling books, the Bookstall table provides a space for meeting people and engaging in conversation and exchanging ideas. For more information or to volunteer, contact the chairperson, Charlene Little.

Every quarter, we feature new books at a reduced price! Learn more about pricing and order your book today by contacting Charlene Little.

Title: Courage

Author: Bernard Waber
Age Range: 4 – 8 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten – 3
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (October 28, 2002)

What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like “being the first to make up after an argument,” or “going to bed without a nightlight.” Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in each of us.

 

Title: Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living

Authors: Rachel Kaplan with K. Ruby Blume
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing (April 27, 2011)

The urban homesteading movement is spreading rapidly across the nation. Urban Homesteading is the perfect “back-to-the-land” guide for urbanites who want to reduce their impact on the environment. Full of practical information, as well as inspiring stories from people already living the urban homesteading life, this colorful guide is an approachable guide to learning to live more ecologically in the city. The book embraces the core concepts of localization (providing our basic needs close to where we live), self-reliance (re-learning that food comes from the ground, not the grocery store; learning to do things ourselves), and sustainability (giving back at least as much as we take).

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