Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen ; pictures by Kadir Nelson
Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls' taunts that she is much too tall.
The dot by Peter H. Reynolds
Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.
Monday is one day by Arthur A. Levine ; illustrated by Julian Hector
Tuesday by David Wiesner
Wednesday by Anne Bertier ; translated from the French by Claudia Z. Bedrick
Where does Thursday go? by words, Janeen Brian ; pictures, Stephen Michael King
Friday my Radio Flyer flew by Zachary Pullen
Meet Kaya: an American girl by Janet Shaw; illustrations, Bill Farnsworth ; vignettes, Susan McAliley
The Golly Sisters go West by Betsy Byars; pictures by Sue Truesdell
Five smooth stones: Hope's diary, book one by Kristiana Gregory
Baseball saved us by Ken Mochizuki; illustrated by Dom Lee
Edward and the pirates by David McPhail
Dinosaur hunter by Elaine Marie Alphin; pictures by Don Bolognese
Sam's Wild West Christmas by Nancy Antle; pictures by S.D. Schindler
Prairie friends by Nancy Smiler Levinson; pictures by Stacey Schuett
Dust for dinner by Ann Turner; pictures by Robert Barrett
The 18 penny goose by Sally M. Walker; pictures by Ellen Beier
We're sailing down the Nile: a journey through Egypt by Laurie Krebs; illustrated by Anne Wilson
Erandi's braids by Antonio Hernandez Madrigal; illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Madeline story and pictures by Ludwig Bemelmans
Marguerite makes a book by Bruce Robertson; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
How I became a pirate by Melinda Long; illustrated by David Shannon
Toy boat by Randall de Seve, Loren Long
Stick by Steve Breen
Emma's turtle by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Marsha Winborn
Come fly with me by Satomi Ichikawa
Rosie's magic horse by Russell Hoban ; [illustrations by] Quentin Blake
The funny ride by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by Jʺozef Sumichrast
Pirate School by Cathy East Dubowski and Mark Dubowski
Arthur's camp-out by Lillian Hoban
Follow that bear if you dare! by Claire Freedman ; illustrated by Alison Edgson
Young Cam Jansen and the library mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated Susanna Natti
Sam & Dave dig a hole by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Red Knit Cap Girl to the rescue by Naoko Stoop
Sebastian and the balloon by Philip C. Stead
All aboard the dinotrain by Deb Lund ; illustrated by Howard Fine
Adventure Annie goes to kindergarten by Toni Buzzeo ; illustrated by Amy Wummer
Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Kindergarteners.
Emma in Paris by written and illustrated by Claire Frossard ; photographs by Christophe Urbain
Night Dino-mite Program on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 7:00-8:00 PM. We will have a stomping good time learning about Dinosaurs. There will be fun activities, a story and snack. This program is open to kids ages four to eight years old with their caregiver. Registration required and begins on February 26, 2015. See you there!
Amelia and Eleanor go for a ride by story by Pam Muñoz Ryan ; pictures by Brian Selznick
Knit your bit: a World War I story by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia
Desmond and the very mean word: a story of forgiveness by Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams ; illustrated by A.G. Ford
Unspoken: a story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole
Boxes for Katje by Candace Fleming ; pictures by Stacey Dressen-McQueen
Need more suggestions? See this list of Historical Fiction for Kindergarteners.
Come one, come all! To celebrate March is Reading Month, we are hosting an open mic night for readers of all ages. We want you to bring in your favorite family-friendly short passage, poetry or picture book, step up to the mic and share with other literature lovers in the library. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 4 from 7:00-8:00 PM.
March is Reading Month celebrations will continue as we pick up a book and read to you. We'll celebrate our love of reading by sharing some of our favorite picture books for older children as well as a few chapter book excerpts. All ages are encouraged to stop by for a listen.
[rev reading at oceeaa by sanzibar is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0]
Knock knock: my dad's dream for me by Daniel Beaty ; illustrated by Bryan Collier
Winner of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, this picture book details how a boy deals with his father's absence.
I'm not moving by written by Wiley Blevins ; illustrated by Mattia Cerato
Keesha's family is moving from the suburbs to the city, and she is worried and not happy about this turn of events.
The Canton Book Project is your chance to share your love of reading by giving out books to people in this community who, for whatever reason, don't read for pleasure or own books. Applications are being accepted from members of the community interested in being book givers. Book givers will have the opportunity to share the love of reading by distributing a book of their choice to other members of the community. Readers of all ages are encouraged to apply and books can be of any reading level.
By applying to be a Canton Book Project book giver you agree, if selected, to:
You may bring pillows, snacks, even your own comfy chairs. This film is rated PG.
To access ABCmouse.com, click on the link above, or on the Kids page under "Early Literacy Online Resources" from any computer in the library. You can even create an ABC mouse account that you child can use to track progress when you visit the library!
Abby Cadabra, super speller by Joan Holub
Buzz Boy and Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Eliot Jones, midnight superhero by Anne Cottringer ; illustrated by Alex T. Smith
[Ferrari F40 by LEGO Bro is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]