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Articles for May 2016 

May 23, 2016

There's a reason for everything

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

There's a reason for everything. Well, of course there is. That's like saying "It is what it is". I feel like replying with an eye roll and "Duh!". There is a reason for flood and famine, plague and pestilence. There is a reason for babies dying and mass killings and airplanes falling out of the sky. The reasons why things happen could be due to climate change or malfunctioning machinery or…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 16, 2016


Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

When I think about hunger, I tend to think of it as a third world problem.  Or I might think about the homeless who line up for soup kitchens. But the statistics paint a much larger picture.  In the State of Washington, there are about 400 schools where 70 per cent or more of the students qualify for subsidized meals. In King County, for the 2013-2014 school year, 99,114 children…  MORE >>

May 9, 2016

Our Amazing Brain

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Did you see the animated film Inside Out? I thought it would be a great introduction to the study of the brain in a biology class. Or are there brainology classes? Following are the major brainy topics that the film covered.

The brain:

Mapping the mind/Carter, Rita  612.82 CAR

My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey…  MORE >>

May 2, 2016

Whirlwind trip 'round the world

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

In the last weeks, I've been writing a little bit about traveling. Join me as we go around the world - just for the fun of it..

First, we  are off to England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland with books and movies from Plymouth Library.  Look for old favorites from Jane Austen to PG Wodehouse, Irish folktales, or an exciting story for middle school school readers that is set in…  MORE >>

Articles for May 2016