Little Michigan by written by Denise Brennan-Nelson ; Illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe
Clever Beatrice by written by Margaret Willey ; illustrated by Heather McWhorter
The day the Great Lakes drained away by written and illustrated by Charles Ferguson Barker
Island magic by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci
M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe
Meteor! by Patricia Polacco
Young Jerry Ford: athlete and citizen by Hendrik Booraem, V
Little Stevie Wonder by Quincy Troupe ; illustrated by Lisa Cohen
Henry Ford by Steven Roberts ; [illustrations, Planman Technologies]
Rosa Parks by Gillian Gosman
Derek Jeter: champion baseball star by Ken Rappoport
Magic Johnson: basketball star and entrepreneur by J Chris Roselius
The cornflake king: W.K. Kellogg and his amazing cereal by Edwin Brit Wyckoff
Tag, toss & run: 40 classic lawn games by Paul Tukey & Victoria Rowell
The kids' guide to classic games by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt
Activities on the go: one-on-one fun for kids and adults by edited by Kate Brielmaier
Lazy days of summer by Judy Young and illustrated by Kathy O'Malley
Let's go outside!: outdoor activities and projects to get you and your kids closer to nature by Jennifer Ward ; illustrations by Susie Ghahremani
The games bible: over 300 games— the rules, the gear, the strategies by Leigh Anderson
365 unplugged family fun activities: a year's worth of ideas for TV-free, video-free, and computer game-free entertainment by Steve Bennett, Ruth Bennett
The family manager's guide to summer survival by Kathy Peel
I'm bored!: inspiring and imaginative ideas for hours of fun by Suzy Barratt and Polly Beard ; illustrated by Sam Holland
Fun on the run: 324 instant family activities by Cynthia L. Copeland ; illustrations by Sanford Hoffman
Mirette on the high wire by Emily Arnold McCully
From there to here by Laurel Croza ; pictures by Matt James
Ming's adventure with the Terracotta Army by Li Jian ; translated by Yijian Wert
Linnea in Monet's garden by text, Christina Bjork ; drawings, Lena Anderson
Green is a chile pepper: a book of colors by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra
Meet me at the moon by Gianna Marino
Little flower yoga for kids: a yoga and mindfulness program to help your child improve attention and emotional balance by Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RCYT
You are a lion!: and other fun yoga poses by Taeeun Yoo
Y is for yoga by Anita B. Adhikary ; illustrated by Jen Mundy
Little yoga: a toddler's first book of yoga by Rebecca Whitford & Martina Selway
Babar's yoga for elephants by Laurent de Brunhoff
The closer by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey
Clouds of glory: the life and legend of Robert E. Lee by Michael Korda
The extraordinary life of Rebecca West by Lorna Gibb
The good spy: the life and death of Robert Ames by Kai Bird
John Quincy Adams: American visionary by Fred Kaplan
Michael Jordan: the life by Roland Lazenby
You may bring pillows, snacks, even your own comfy lawn chairs if you like. And remember...Everything is AWESOME!
Parents and kids grades 4-8 (for 2014-15) are welcome and encouraged to attend an information and demonstration session about FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge. East Middle School robotics teams and student built robots will be available for demonstration.
FIRST – For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is designed to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders. It combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.
Come and learn how you can participate in these FIRST fun and educational activities.
Event Information: Thursday, June 12 from 6:30-8:30 PM, Community Room
On Saturday, August 30 from 4:00-5:45 PM, participants will explore the theme of Be Well, Stay Well and Go Well. This session will be interactive and experiential, where your tools for the inward journey will be explored and shared.
On Wednesday, August 6 from 10:00-10:45 AM, you and your child, 0-5 years old, will love taking a musical trip to the Zoo together starting with a train ride with This Train, seeing different animals including Two Little Blackbirds, and cuddling together under the big night sky with Great Big Stars. Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them. This program will be presented by staff from the Grosse Pointe Music Academy of Canton.
[Detroit Zoo Train by WyanPhoto is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
Raja Yoga Meditation helps you reach a deeper understanding of yourself, your intrinsic positive qualities and your innate value. There is beauty in all of us and through meditation the inner beauty not only is revealed to the self, but also to the people around us. Join practitioners from the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University to explore these universal concepts and encourage your inner spiritual development toward a fresh perspective on values such as justice, freedom, respect and love.
On Saturday, July 26 from 4:00-5:45 PM, participants will explore the A.R.T. of Healing (Awareness Realization and Transformation). This session will be interactive and experiential, where your tools for the inward journey will be explored and shared.