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The books that have been merit badges since the club began.

Summer 2023

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon, by Kevin Fedarko

Winter 2023

Island Wisdom: Hawaiian Traditions and Practices for a Meaningful Life by Kainoa Daines & Annie Daly

Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen by Liliuokalani

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker

This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are by Melody Warnick 

Cook Real Hawai’i: A Cookbook by Sheldon Simeon

Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Hooked: How Crafting Saved My Life by Sutton Foster

52 Ways to Walk by Annabel Streets

Summer 2022

Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

More Than A Body: Your Body Is an Instrument, Not an Ornament by Lexie Kite & Lindsay Kite

Homemade Beauty: 150 Simple Beauty Recipes Made from All-Natural Ingredients by Annie Strole

Eat Dirt by Dr. Josh Axe

The High 5 Habit: Take Control of Your Life with One Simple Habit by Mel Robbins

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam Grant

A Fine and Pleasant Misery by Patrick F. McManus

The Unselected Journals of Emma M. Lion: Vol 1 by Beth Brower

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest by Suzanne Simard

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Uplifting Service: The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues, and Everyone Else You Meet by Rom Kaufman

The Art of the Handwritten Note: A Guide to Reclaiming Civilized Communication by Margaret Shepherd

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

Winter 2022

The Short History of a Prince by Jane Hamilton

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business by Dolly Parton

Atomic Habits by James Clear

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

The Art of Making Memories by Meik Wiking

The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

The Sea Wolves: A History of the Vikings by Lars Brownworth

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way by Lars Mytting

The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Author Spotlight: Hans Christian Andersen

Summer 2021

Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis - Lessons from a Master by Brad Gilbert

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat

John Adams by Dan McCullough

The Green Witch by Arin Murphy-Hiscock

Author Spotlight: Mary Oliver

Winter 2021

All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Summer 2020

Eccentric Glamour: Creating and Insanely More Fabulous You by Simon Doonan

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

The Priesthood Power of Women: In the Temple, Church and Family by Barbara Morgan Gardner

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