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Valentine's Day

Thanksgiving

  • The First Thanksgiving This site from Scholastic tells what life was like for both the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag around the Plymouth Colony of 1621.
  • The History of Thanksgiving This site from the History Channel tells the origins of our Thanksgiving rituals.

St. Patrick's Day

Fourth of July - Independence Day

Halloween

Halloween Books

Earth Day

Classic Books for Older Readers

LocationAuthorTitle
J 398.238 AES Aesop's Fables
J Fiction ALCOTTAlcott, L.M.Little Women
J Fiction ALEXANDERAlexander, L.The Black Cauldron
YA Paperback AAndersen, H.C.Andersen's Fairy Tales
J 398.235 PHI The Arabian Nights
J Fiction ATWATERAtwater, RichardMr.

Adventure Stories

AuthorTitle

For 2nd-4th graders

Kawai, RitsukoThe Adventures of Hamtaro
Wise, WilliamChristopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

For 4th-6th graders

Allende, IsabelKingdom of the Golden Dragon
Alton, SteveThe Malifex
Ashby, JohnSea Gift
Bledsoe, Lucy JaneThe Antarctic Scoop
Bredsdorff, Bodil

Happy Easter

National Poetry Month

  • Children's Haiku Garden A collection of haiku verse and illustrations by children from all over the world.
  • Giggle, Giggle, Snicker, Laugh! Poetry from teacher and author Robert Pottle
  • Giggle Poetry Read poetry, learn how to write your own, author interviews 
  • Magnetic Poetry Just like the refrigerator magnet poetry, use your mouse to move tiles around to create your own poem on a theme, or unscramble classic Nursery Rhymes.

Children's Programs - September/October 2008


Online Registration Alert!

  • All kids MUST have their own library card and have it registered with Canton Public Library's system to register for any Children's or Tween program.
  • Registration begins two weeks prior to the program.
  • No phone registration will be accepted.  
  • Add your email address to your child's library card to get storytime and other programming updates.

Quick Links Parent Newsletter, Spring 2008

Discover a variety of fun and instructional web sites for families ages birth through early elementary

Sixth Grade Books

The escape from home by Avi

Egg-drop blues by Jacqueline Turner Banks

The lost years of Merlin by T.A. Barron

The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs ; completed by Brad Strickland

Fifth Grade Books

Also check out the Harry Potter series for great 5th Grade reads.

Where the red fern grows : the story of two dogs and a boy by Wilson Rawls

Titanic crossing by Barbara Williams

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis

Fourth Grade Books

Ramona's world by Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Alan Tiegreen

The birthday room by Kevin Henkes

The Blue Hill Meadows by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Ellen Beier

Frindle by Andrew Clements ; pictures by Brian Selznick

Third Grade Books

LocationAuthorTitle
J Easy Fiction ADLERAdlerCam Jansen Mysteries
J Series BBerenstainBerenstain Bears Big Chapter Books
J Paperback BBlumeFudge-a-Mania
J Paperback BByarsBeans on the Roof
J Paperback CCatlingChocolate Touch
J Easy Fiction CHRISTIANChristianSebastian (Super Sleuth) Books
J Paperback CChristophe

Second Grade Books

LocationAuthorTitle
J PaperbackAdlerCam Jansen
J Series AAmerican Girl Series
J Paperback BBauerAlison's Puppy
J Reader BBrennerThe Magic Box
J Paperback BBrownArthur Chapter Books
J Easy Fiction BULLERBullerSpace Mall
J Reader BByarsThe Golly S

First Grade Books

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann

The story about Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish ; pictures by Fritz Siebel

Arthur's pet business by Marc Brown