March 17, 2016 | Marianne
Spring is just around the corner, so get yourself ready by checking out some of these great picture books all about the season!
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
Celebrates the joys of spring with illustrations, rhythmic text, and fun-to-imitate sounds.
Too excited to hibernate through his first winter, a bear cub tries to find spring.
February 24, 2016 | Boydl
Buddy's a basketball-playing golden retriever who finds a friend in the lonely misfit Josh and teaches him about the game. Bonus feature: Dog-U-Commentary - the Buddies dish about the story that started it all.
The movies feature an animal actor or animated critters that the whole family can enjoy.
A young cat and dog discover the dangers and delights of the outside world when they wander away from the farm.
Foster children Andi and Bruce have been placed with a flaky couple who care more for their aspiring rock careers than their charges. Their mischievous tendencies repeatedly get them into trouble. After a close call with the local pound, the kids end up searching for Friday, their secretly adopted dog, in an abandoned old hotel where they find several other stray dogs seeking shelter. They, along with three other local kids, begin caring for the strays. Bruce is a clever inventor whose innovative gadgets ensure top-notch care and constant entertainment for all the dogs. The police storm the hotel and take all the dogs to the pound. The kids attempt to rescue the dogs and it might just land them in separate group homes. Bernie, their social worker, will have to somehow convince the authorities, and perhaps a loving family, that the children were just doing what was right.
February 23, 2016 | visnawj
Canton Public Library is proud to participate in Read Aloud 15 Minutes, a national campaign to have every child being read aloud to for 15 minutes every day starting at birth. This month, the Read Aloud movement emphasizes that reading aloud (1) helps build children's vocabulary, (2) promotes healthy brain development, and (3) continues to benefit a child even after s/he can read independently.
November 23, 2015 | Marianne
Infants generally have good color vision by five months of age. They especially like bright shades of red, yellow and blue.
Try these titles to give your baby some color stimulation and enhance their visual perception:
November 19, 2015 | Marianne
The season is changing once again and it's time to get cozy under a blanket with a wintry book. Try these snowy weather-themed picture books and stay warm!
October 18, 2015 | Marianne
Introduce your baby to traditional, well-loved nursery rhymes in durable board book format. Here are some titles to get you started.