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Sports Fiction For Second Graders

Hand-off by Michael Teitelbaum ; illustrated by Ron Zalme


Olympia the Games Fairy by Daisy Meadows


Soccer on Sunday by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Scaredy-cat catcher by Betty Hicks ; illustrated by Adam McCauley


Sports Fiction For First Graders

Last one in is a rotten egg, by Leonard Kessler by Kessler, Leonard P., 1920-


Time for T-ball by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman


I can be a gymnast by Kristen L. Depken ; illustrated by Tino Santanach and Joaquin Canizares


Monster games by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists


Soccer day by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman

Sports Fiction for Kindergartners

Young Cam Jansen and the baseball mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti


Joy in Mudville by written by Bob Raczka ; illustrations by Glin Dibley


Max the champion by written by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick ; illustrated by Ros Asquith


Dino-basketball by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott


Henry Holton takes the ice by Sandra Bradley ; illustrated by Sara Palacios

Triple Crown Time


Congratulations to American Pharoah winner of the Triple Crown. American Pharoah is the 12th horse and the first since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. Come on in and see our display dedicated to the eleven Triple Crown winners and the beautiful traditions of the three highly acclaimed races:  the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes.  Also featured are materials available for check-out containing  awe-inspiring stories of horses like Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and many others that have had an impact on our nation

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Fourth Graders

4th Grade

The locked garden by Gloria Whelan

Cupcake cousins by Kate Hannigan ; illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Second Graders

2nd Grade

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs

Arnie the doughnut by cooked up by Laurie Keller

Michigan Fiction & Authors for First Graders

1st Grade

Alien ice cream by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee

The fantastic flying bicycle by Johnathan Rand

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Kindergartners

Kindergarten

The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti

Michigan Fiction & Authors - Suggestions by Grade

Kindergarten

It's summer, dear Dragon by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell


Memoirs of a hamster by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers


The Michigan counting book by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrator, Michael Glenn Monroe


Stranger in the woods by Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick


Mr. Wayne's masterpiece by Patricia Polacco



1st Grade


Monkey monster truck by David Anthony and Charles David Clasman ; illustrations Lys Blakeslee

Minecraft for Kids

The Canton Public Library's new Minecraft server is up! Kids ages 9-12 are invited to join us Saturday, August 15, from 3:00-4:30 PM in the Computer iLab to build with friends, collaborate, show off your skills, and provide feedback for future events. We will be building in Creative Mode. No swearing or griefing will be allowed. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the game and have their own PC account. Playstation and XBox accounts are not compatible with our server. Registration is required and begins on July 27.

Minecraft for Kids

The Canton Public Library's new Minecraft server is up and running on Monday, July 20, from 2:00-3:30 PM in the Computer iLab.  Kids aged 9-12, come build with your friends, collaborate, show off your skills, and provide feedback for future events. We will be building in Creative Mode. No swearing or griefing will be allowed. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the game and have their own PC account. Playstation and XBox accounts are not compatible with our server. Registration begins June 25.

Nursery Rhyme Olympics

On your mark, get set, GO! Drop in to the Community Room on Wednesday, July 15, anytime from 10:00-11:00 AM and compete in physical tests of strength and skill geared around fairy tales. Recommended for ages 4 through 8 with an adult, but younger siblings are welcome. Everyone will get a certificate of completion.

Saturday STEM Science Kitchen Chemistry

Mix up a little science, technology, engineering and math and what do you get? STEM! A fun way for kids aged 7-10 to learn new things. Join us on Saturday August 1, 2:00-3:00 PM in the Purple Room. Registration is required and begins  July 18.

Saturday STEM Science

Mix up a little science, technology, engineering and math and what do you get? STEM! A fun way for kids aged 7-10 to learn new things. Join us on Saturday July 18, 2:00-3:00 PM in the Purple Room. Registration is required and begins on June 25.

Saturday STEM Science -- Magnets

Mix up a little science, technology, engineering and math and what do you get? STEM! A fun way for kids aged 7-10 to learn new things. Join us on Saturday, June 6, 2:00-3:00 PM in the Purple Room as we learn about magnets. Registration is required.

Minecraft for Kids

The Canton Public Library's new Minecraft server will go live on Wednesday, May 20th from 4:30-6:00PM in the Computer iLab.  Kids aged 9-12, come build with your friends, collaborate, show off your skills, and provide feedback for future events. We will be building in Creative Mode. No swearing or griefing will be allowed. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the game and have their own PC account. Playstation and XBox accounts are not compatible with our server. Registration required.

Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club

D&D game diceRoll up some fun with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming.  The next session of this monthly program will take place on Tuesday, May 26 from 4:00-5:30 PM. Have fun using your imagination while also working on building problem-solving skills, practicing mathematics and chart-reading, and learning new vocabulary.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice.  This program is suggested for ages 9-12.  Families are welcome.  No registration is required.

Photo Dungeons & Dragons by River Siren (CC BY-SA 2.0)