Make this an adventuresome summer. Earn your Chow Down badge by dining at one of the dozens of ethnically diverse restaurants in Canton:
Chinese: Best China
Florida's hurricane history by Jay Barnes ; foreword by Steve Lyons
Storm of the century: the Labor Day hurricane of 1935 by Willie Drye
Historical mysteries let the reader be picked up and be transported to different times and places. A good story is a painless way to get into the period, and, if it features a unsolved crime or two, give a look at history’s darker underside.
A free man of color by Barbara Hambly
A test of wills by Charles Todd
Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Hawkwood: a Regency crime thriller by James McGee
Murphy's law: a Molly Murphy mystery by Rhys Bowen
LB's cousin, Clarke, came to visit and LB took him on a tour all over Canton. They forgot to label their pictures, so put your sleuth skills to the test and help the bears remember where in Canton they visited.
Read the clue, look at the picture and send your guess to email@example.com with the subject line "Where in Canton #1", then claim your Sleuth it! badge. All correct entries will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the contest. Please one entry per picture.
Clue #1 - Didn't go far to have a lesson about Canton's past.
This one is for all the guys who love to barbeque and the women who love to watch! You can also earn your Chow Down badge.
Eight men out: the Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof
Shoeless Joe [sound recording] by W.P. Kinsella
All the great prizes: the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt by John Taliaferro
The Astor orphan: a memoir by Alexandra Aldrich
Coolidge by Amity Shlaes
The lost daughter by Mary Williams
Shadow warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA by Randall B. Woods
She left me the gun: my mother's life before me by Emma Brockes
1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm
Brave new world by Aldous Huxley
The Stepford wives; a novel by Levin, Ira
True grit: a novel by Charles Portis
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks
Stuff white people like: the definitive guide to the unique taste of millions by Christian Lander
Eat less cottage cheese and more ice cream: thoughts on life by from Erma Bombeck ; illustrations by Lynn Chang
America (the book): a citizen's guide to democracy inaction by written and edited by Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin, David Javerbaum ; writers, Rich Blomquist ... [et al.] ; additional material, Samantha Bee ... [et al.] ; with a foreword by Thomas Jefferson
Antarctica: a biography by David Day
Finding Florida: the true history of the Sunshine State by T.D. Allman
The guns at last light: the war in Western Europe, 1944- 1945 by Rick Atkinson
Here is where: discovering America's great forgotten history by Andrew Carroll
Hitler's charisma: leading millions into the abyss by Laurence Rees
A journey through Tudor England by Suzannah Lipscomb
1. Big night [videodisc] by Rysher Entertainment presents a Timpano production:
Determined to drum up business and foil his Little Italy rival, Secondo concocts a rumor that bandleader Louis Prima will dine at his restaurant that very night, sending chef Primo into a frenzy. Will it be the finest night of his career, or will it be a financial disaster? Will Louis Prima actually come to dine? With wonderful performances by Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub, it's worth viewing this film just to see the dinner's masterpiece timpano.
2. Toast [videodisc] by W2 Media Inc, BBC, and Screen WM present ; produced by Faye Ward ; written by Lee Hall ; directed by SJ Clarkson:
England's reputation for terrible food may be deserved if this film, based on food writer Nigel Slater's memoirs, can be believed. Nigel's mum may have served meals from boiled tins, but he and his dad adored her. When she dies and her place in his father's affections is threatened by their gastronomically adept cleaning lady, Nigel enters into an unofficial culinary contest with his late mother's rival.
The Americans: the national experience by Daniel J. Boorstin
The photograph and the American dream, 1840-1940 by Foreword, William Jefferson Clinton ; American notes, Charles Dickens; essays, Stephen White and Andreas Blühm
Eyes of the nation: a visual history of the United States by Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; with Alan Brinkley
Witness to America: an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today by Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]