hathawaym's Blog http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/esseltinem en-US Happy Holidays from Mango Languages http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/happy-holidays-mango-languages <p><img width="257" height="300" class="image image-medium" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/12december.medium.jpg" style="float:right;" />Wondering what to do with your winter break? How about learning another language?  <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/database/db.html?db=MangoLanguages">Mango Languages</a> provides access to 64 different languages (including English for non-native speakers) and includes foreign films and specialty lessons. Learn about Arab etiquette, Russian slang, or how to talk about wine and cheese in French!</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/happy-holidays-mango-languages#comments Database International Languages Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 76439 at http://www.cantonpl.org Your Tablet, Your Library - Download Music, Movies and More! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/your-tablet-your-library-download-music-movies-and-more <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Capture_0.preview.PNG" style="float:right;" />Movies and music and books, oh my! Now that the holidays are over but it's still quite cold outside, it's time to snuggle up with your tablet or smart phone and enjoy downloadable and streaming library services; from <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/database/db.html?db=Zinio">Zinio</a>'s digital magazine downloads to <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/database/db.html?db=Hoopla">Hoopla</a>, which offers streaming movies, music and more! <br /><br />Join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004156">Saturday January 17th at 1:00 PM</a> to take a tour through our Library's <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/emedia">emedia</a> services, taking a close look at options for <strong>streaming and downloading movies, TV, music, ebooks and eaudiobooks</strong>. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/your-tablet-your-library-download-music-movies-and-more#comments Adults Seniors Programs Database eBooks Computer Classes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:10:37 +0000 hathawaym 76788 at http://www.cantonpl.org eBook Basics, January 3rd http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/ebook-basics-january <img width="300" height="300" class="image image-medium" style="float:right;width:141px;height:140px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/omcIcon.medium.jpg" />Wondering what to do with that new device? Did you know the library has <span style="text-decoration:underline;">thousands </span>of books that you can download and read for free?<br /><br />Learn the basics of how to check out free library ebooks and read them on your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device. Join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004154">Saturday, January 3rd from 10:00am-11:30am</a>. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/ebook-basics-january#comments Adults Seniors Programs eBooks Computer Classes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:56:40 +0000 hathawaym 76787 at http://www.cantonpl.org Drop-in eBook Help, Every Friday 10-11am http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/drop-ebook-help-every-friday-10-11am <img width="300" height="204" class="image image-medium" style="float:right;width:211px;height:99px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ereaders.medium.jpg" />Have you hit a snag with your ereader?  Patrons in need of one-on-one assistance can come in on <strong>Fridays from 10:00-11:00 AM</strong> to receive basic or extended help with borrowing or downloading books to your electronic device.  <em>No registration required, just drop in!</em> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/drop-ebook-help-every-friday-10-11am#comments Adults Seniors Programs eBooks Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:53:57 +0000 hathawaym 76786 at http://www.cantonpl.org Computer Skills Lab for Beginners - January 10th http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/computer-skills-lab-beginners-january-10th <img width="200" height="133" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/649833_67265333.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, <strong>please stop in to CPL's iLab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004152&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Saturday, January 10th</a></strong> for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more.  A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.<br /><br /><div>*This lab is restricted to basic computer skills, as listed above. Staff will not be able to assist with the diagnosis or repair of computer equipment, or with online financial transactions.</div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/computer-skills-lab-beginners-january-10th#comments Adults Seniors Programs Computer Classes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:51:19 +0000 hathawaym 76785 at http://www.cantonpl.org Intermediate Excel 2010 - January 22nd http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/intermediate-excel-2010-thursday-january-22nd <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/tip006figure.preview.gif" style="float:right;" />A more advanced Excel class, great for work or school projects. Learn custom sorting and conditional formatting to make sense of your data. Create eye-catching tables, charts and graphs. <em>Prerequisite: Beginning Excel or previous experience with Excel.</em> <br /><br />Join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004155">Thursday, January 22nd from 6:30 to 8:00 PM</a>. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/intermediate-excel-2010-thursday-january-22nd#comments Adults Programs Computer Classes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:48:53 +0000 hathawaym 76784 at http://www.cantonpl.org December Session of Gale Courses Begins Soon http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/december-session-gale-courses-begins-soon <img class="image image-medium" style="float:right;width:207px;height:54px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Gale%20Courses%20banner.medium.jpg" height="68" width="300" />The Canton Library offers free <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/database/db.html?db=Learn4Life">Gale Courses</a> to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on <strong>Wednesday, December 10th</strong>. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these <a href="http://education.gale.com/l-cantonpl/">instructor-led courses</a> on our <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/databases">databases</a> page! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/december-session-gale-courses-begins-soon#comments Adults Database Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 76443 at http://www.cantonpl.org Holiday Music on Hoopla http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/holiday-music-hoopla <img class="image image-medium" style="float:right;width:130px;height:118px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/wea_093624935476_180.jpeg" height="180" width="180" />Looking for some music to perk up your holidays?  You can use your Canton Public Library card to stream/download great holiday music to your phone, tablet or computer with <strong>Hoopla</strong>!  <br /><div>The great thing about Hoopla is that there are no holds. All items are always available, so you can sign in to Hoopla and <a href="https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11191738">stream the new Idina Menzel holiday album today</a>!</div><br /><div>Other great holiday albums on Hoopla: <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1620389"><span class="jacket"></span>Christmas [electronic resource]</a> by Michael Bublé</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1583752"><span class="jacket"></span>The christmas collection [electronic resource]</a> by Frank Sinatra</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1583712"><span class="jacket"></span>A holiday carole (deluxe edition) [electronic resource]</a> by Carole King</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1583763"><span class="jacket"></span>Christmas kisses [electronic resource]</a> by Ariana Grande</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1583605"><span class="jacket"></span>Mi navidad [electronic resource]</a> by Andrea Bocelli</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1620428"><span class="jacket"></span>Let it be Christmas [electronic resource]</a> by Alan Jackson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1620432"><span class="jacket"></span>Home for the holidays [electronic resource]</a> by Darius Rucker</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/holiday-music-hoopla#comments Teens Adults Database Music/CDs Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 76733 at http://www.cantonpl.org Watch Your Language (Literally) http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/watch-your-language-literally <img width="400" height="238" class="image image-large" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/kung%20fu%20dunk.large.png" style="float:right;" />Sit back, relax and learn a language. Say bonjour to Canton Public Library's favorite language-learning resource: <strong>Mango Premiere</strong>™, the first and only language learning resource to teach through film. Visit the <strong>Mango Languages</strong> link on the <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/databases">Databases</a> page to get started. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/watch-your-language-literally#comments Adults Database International Languages Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 76441 at http://www.cantonpl.org Native American Fiction http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/native-american-fiction November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate by enjoying these books by Native American authors! <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1551281"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1551281.jpg" /></span>The round house</a> by Louise Erdrich</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1324302"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1324302.jpg" /></span>Ceremony</a> by Leslie Marmon Silko</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1489660"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1489660.jpg" /></span>Skeleton man [electronic resource]</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478105"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1478105.jpg" /></span>War dances</a> by Sherman Alexie</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1116263"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1116263.jpg" /></span>Killing Custer</a> by James Welch with Paul Stekler</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617828"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617828.jpg" /></span>No Name</a> by Tim Tingle</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/native-american-fiction#comments Adults Books May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:30:56 +0000 hathawaym 76530 at http://www.cantonpl.org Gone Girl Read-alikes http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/gone-girl-read-alikes Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn began as a wildly popular book, and is now a wildly popular movie. If you liked either, try these read-alikes!<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572914"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572914.jpg" /></span>The wicked girls</a> by Alex Marwood</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602208"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602208.jpg" /></span>Abroad</a> by Katie Crouch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548056"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548056.jpg" /></span>Broken Harbor</a> by Tana French</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547095"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547095.jpg" /></span>And when she was good</a> by Laura Lippman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567881"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567881.jpg" /></span>The silent wife: a novel</a> by A.S.A. Harrison</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582123"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582123.jpg" /></span>Waiting for Wednesday</a> by Nicci French</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582124"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582124.jpg" /></span>Under a silent moon: a novel</a> by Elizabeth Haynes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1561646"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1561646.jpg" /></span>Reconstructing Amelia: a novel</a> by Kimberly McCreight</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1114286"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1114286.jpg" /></span>In the Lake of the Woods</a> by Tim O'Brien</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1560936"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1560936.jpg" /></span>The dinner: a novel</a> by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/gone-girl-read-alikes#comments Adults Fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:24:17 +0000 hathawaym 76529 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 12th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-12th-grade <p>Here are some great books for 12th grade, complete with fiction and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1615927"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1615927.jpg" /></span>The fall</a> by Bethany Griffin</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1530973"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1530973.jpg" /></span>Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children</a> by Ransom Riggs</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570535"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570535.jpg" /></span>Midwinterblood</a> by Marcus Sedgwick</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596546"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596546.jpg" /></span>We were liars</a> by E. Lockhart</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576582"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576582.jpg" /></span>Fangirl</a> by Rainbow Rowell</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574247"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574247.jpg" /></span>Sex and violence: a novel</a> by Carrie Mesrobian</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529494"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529494.jpg" /></span>Ready player one</a> by Ernest Cline</p> <p></p><h3>Historical Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1381801"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1381801.jpg" /></span>The book thief</a> by Markus Zusak</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1395264"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1395264.jpg" /></span>The pox party</a> by taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576128"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576128.jpg" /></span>Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children: the graphic novel</a> by story by Ransom Riggs ; art by Cassandra Jean</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528677"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528677.jpg" /></span>Feynman</a> by written by Jim Ottaviani ; art by Leland Myrick ; coloring by Hilary Sycamore</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602814"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602814.jpg" /></span>This one summer</a> by Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570339"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570339.jpg" /></span>Templar</a> by written by Jordan Mechner ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham &amp; Alex Puvilland ; color by Hilary Sycamore and Alex Campbell</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-12th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Books Graphic Novel May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:01:45 +0000 hathawaym 76528 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 11th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-11th-grade <p>Here are some great books for 11th grade, complete with fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1559851"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1559851.jpg" /></span>The diviners</a> by Libba Bray</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582852"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582852.jpg" /></span>The impossible knife of memory</a> by Laurie Halse Anderson</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542768"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542768.jpg" /></span>Why we broke up: novel</a> by Daniel Handler ; art by Maira Kalman</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568411"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568411.jpg" /></span>Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets</a> by Evan Roskos</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570453"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570453.jpg" /></span>September girls</a> by Bennett Madison</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574229"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574229.jpg" /></span>The coldest girl in Coldtown</a> by Holly Black</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Nonfiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1518194"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1518194.jpg" /></span>Sugar changed the world: a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science</a> by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564443"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564443.jpg" /></span>Courage has no color: the true story of the Triple Nickles: America's first black paratroopers</a> by Tanya Lee Stone</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554970"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1554970.jpg" /></span>Breaker boys: how a photograph helped end child labor</a> by Michael Burgan</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534810"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1534810.jpg" /></span>Anya's ghost</a> by Vera Brosgol</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542378"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542378.jpg" /></span>Zahra's paradise</a> by story by Amir &amp; Khalil ; written by Amir ; artwork by Khalil</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1422682"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1422682.jpg" /></span>The arrival</a> by Shaun Tan</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567645"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567645.jpg" /></span>Relish: my life in the kitchen</a> by Lucy Knisley</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-11th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Graphic Novel May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:38:51 +0000 hathawaym 76527 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for Tenth Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-tenth-grade <p>Here are some suggested reads for tenth grade, with fiction, historical fiction, graphic novels and everything in between. make sure to also check out our other high school lists!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598199"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598199.jpg" /></span>The story of Owen: dragon slayer of Trondheim</a> by E. K. Johnston</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576607"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576607.jpg" /></span>The midnight dress</a> by Karen Foxlee</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568388"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568388.jpg" /></span>The summer prince</a> by Alaya Dawn Johnson</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573153"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573153.jpg" /></span>If I ever get out of here: a novel with paintings</a> by Eric Gansworth</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567469"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567469.jpg" /></span>Eleanor &amp; Park</a> by Rainbow Rowell</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Historical Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548813"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548813.jpg" /></span>Code name Verity</a> by Elizabeth Wein</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1270168"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1270168.jpg" /></span>A northern light</a> by Jennifer Donnelly</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1351510"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1351510.jpg" /></span>Code talker: a novel about the Navajo marines of World War Two</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572836"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572836.jpg" /></span>The adventures of Superhero Girl</a> by written and drawn by Faith Erin Hicks ; colors by Cris Peter ; introduction by Kurt Busiek</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573639"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573639.jpg" /></span>Boxers</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573640"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573640.jpg" /></span>Saints</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576159"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576159.jpg" /></span>Delilah Dirk and the Turkish lieutenant</a> by Tony Cliff</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576138"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576138.jpg" /></span>Steve Jobs: genius by design</a> by [by Jason Quinn ; illustrated by Amit Tayal]</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-tenth-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:41 +0000 hathawaym 76526 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 9th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-9th-grade There are a ton of great books for ninth grade readers; here are a few from the last several years that really stand out. <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1556821.jpg" /></span>Dodger by Terry Pratchett</p><p></p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581807"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581807.jpg" /></span>Killer of enemies</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542752"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542752.jpg" /></span>A brief history of Montmaray</a> by Michelle Cooper</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536425"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1536425.jpg" /></span>The fault in our stars</a> by John Green</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576610"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576610.jpg" /></span>Reality Boy</a> by a novel by A.S. King</p> <p></p><h3>Nonfiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610522"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610522.jpg" /></span>Popular a memoir: Vintage wisdom for a modern geek</a> by Maya Van Wagenen</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564253"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564253.jpg" /></span>Hole in my life</a> by Jack Gantos</p> <p></p><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577197"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577197.jpg" /></span>The Nazi hunters: how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi</a> by Neal Bascomb</p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545344"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545344.jpg" /></span>Friends with boys</a> by Faith Erin Hicks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405521"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405521.jpg" /></span>American born Chinese</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596414"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596414.jpg" /></span>Dogs of war</a> by Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by Nathan Fox ; colors by Rico Renzi and Guy Major</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-9th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:43:33 +0000 hathawaym 76525 at http://www.cantonpl.org