SuzyQ's Blog http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/kuchtac en-US Turn! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/turn The new <strong>AMC</strong> drama <a href="http://www.amctv.com/shows/turn">Turn</a>, starring Jamie Bell, tells the thrilling story of America's first spy ring during the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/dunited+states+history+r/dunited+states+history+r/1%2C101%2C658%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dunited+states+history+revolution+1775+1783&amp;1%2C134%2C/indexsort=-">Revolutionary War</a>.  Known as the Culper RIng, it was made up of a farmer and his childhood friends in and around Long Island, New York. Based on the book <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1383443">Washington's Spies</a> by Alexander Rose, the drama was created and written by Michigan's own <a href="http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014304060037">Craig Silverstein</a>. For more  on this topic try some of these resources:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581649"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581649.jpg" /></span>George Washington's secret six: the spy ring that saved the American Revolution</a> by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488245"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488245.jpg" /></span>Unlikely allies: how a merchant, a playwright, and a spy saved the American Revolution</a> by Joel Richard Paul</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452577"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1452577.jpg" /></span>Nathan Hale: the life and death of America's first spy</a> by M. William Phelps</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1248085"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1248085.jpg" /></span>The battle for New York: the city at the heart of the American revolution</a> by Barnet Schecter</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1225038"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1225038.jpg" /></span>The American Revolution: a history</a> by Gordon S. Wood</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569070.jpg" /></span>Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor: the forging of American independence, 1774-1776</a> by Richard R. Beeman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1501846"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1501846.jpg" /></span>Revolutionaries: a new history of the invention of America</a> by Jack Rakove</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573628"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573628.jpg" /></span>Revolutionary summer: the birth of American independence</a> by Joseph J. Ellis</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514015"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1514015.jpg" /></span>Tories: fighting for the king in America's first civil war</a> by Thomas B. Allen</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/turn#comments History Parents Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest American Revolution Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:15:25 +0000 SuzyQ 68651 at http://www.cantonpl.org New Documentaries on the Shelf http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-documentaries-shelf-5 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598861"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598861.jpg" /></span>Great cathedral mystery [videodisc]</a> by written, produced &amp; directed by David Murdock</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596114"><span class="jacket"></span>Twenty feet from stardom [videodisc]</a> by Radius TWC ; a Gil Friesen production ; a Morgan Neville film ; produced by Caitrin Rogers ; produced by Gil Friesen ; directed by Morgan Neville ; Tremolo Productions.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598177"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598177.jpg" /></span>Secret state of North Korea [videodisc]</a> by a Hardcash Production for WGBH/Frontline ; producer, writer, and director: James Jones</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582594"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582594.jpg" /></span>Rewind this! [videodisc]</a> by MPI Media Group ; directed by Josh Johnson; produced by Carolee Mitchell</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598098"><span class="jacket"></span>Red metal [videodisc]: the copper country strike of 1913</a> by produced and directed by Jonathan Silvers</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582592"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582592.jpg" /></span>Secrets of Selfridges [videodisc]</a> by Pioneer Productions ; produced and directed by Sam Taplin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598741"><span class="jacket"></span>100 years of Wrigley Field [videodisc]</a> by producer, Major League Baseball Production ; writer, Jeff Scott</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582409"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582409.jpg" /></span>B.A.M. 150 [videodisc]</a></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-documentaries-shelf-5#comments Adults Seniors Non-fiction Movies & Television Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:38:51 +0000 SuzyQ 68640 at http://www.cantonpl.org National Poetry Month Biographies http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/national-poetry-month-biographies <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41">National Poetry Month</a> by getting to know more about the lives of some of our greatest poets:<br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325693"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325693.jpg" /></span>Longfellow: a rediscovered life</a> by Charles C. Calhoun</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177817"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177817.jpg" /></span>Yeats's ghosts: the secret life of W.B. Yeats</a> by Brenda Maddox</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325690"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325690.jpg" /></span>Dylan Thomas: a new life</a> by Andrew Lycett</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1110302"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1110302.jpg" /></span>From noon to starry night: a life of Walt Whitman</a> by Philip Callow</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535982"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535982.jpg" /></span>Rough magic: a biography of Sylvia Plath</a> by Paul Alexander</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1207275"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1207275.jpg" /></span>Dante</a> by R.W.B. Lewis</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406720"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406720.jpg" /></span>Wordsworth: a life</a> by Juliet Barker</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1558655"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1558655.jpg" /></span>And bid him sing: a biography of Countée Cullen</a> by Charles Molesworth</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1023804"><span class="jacket"></span>William Carlos Williams: a new world naked</a> by Paul Mariani</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1151426"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1151426.jpg" /></span>Keats</a> by Andrew Motion</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535988"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535988.jpg" /></span>Phillis Wheatley: biography of a genius in bondage</a> by Vincent Carretta</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1420832.jpg" /></span>Being Shelley</a> by Ann Wroe</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1168515"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1168515.jpg" /></span>Byron—child of passion, fool of fame</a> by Benita Eisler</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1069610"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1069610.jpg" /></span>The life of Langston Hughes. Vol. 1. 1902-1941, I too, sing America</a> by Arnold Rampersad</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1129230"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1129230.jpg" /></span>Always the young strangers</a> by Carl Sandburg</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1194010"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1194010.jpg" /></span>Chaucer 1340-1400: the life and times of the first English poet</a> by Richard West</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219350"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219350.jpg" /></span>My wars are laid away in books: the life of Emily Dickinson</a> by Alfred Habegger</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1168310"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1168310.jpg" /></span>Robert Frost: a life</a> by Jay Parini</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1208131"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1208131.jpg" /></span>Savage beauty: the life of Edna St. Vincent Millay</a> by Nancy Milford</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1333787"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1333787.jpg" /></span>E.E. Cummings: a biography</a> by Christopher Sawyer- Lauçanno</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177985"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177985.jpg" /></span>T.S. Eliot: an imperfect life</a> by Lyndall Gordon</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1171667"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1171667.jpg" /></span>The broken tower: a life of Hart Crane</a> by Paul Mariani</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/national-poetry-month-biographies#comments Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest poets Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:41:09 +0000 SuzyQ 58291 at http://www.cantonpl.org New Books on the History Shelf http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-14 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581660"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581660.jpg" /></span>Ancient Egypt in 101 questions and answers</a> by Thomas Schneider ; translated by David Lorton ; edited by J.J. Shirley</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598279"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598279.jpg" /></span>Delphi: a history of the center of the ancient world</a> by Michael Scott</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598284"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598284.jpg" /></span>From Pompeii: the afterlife of a Roman town</a> by Ingrid D. Rowland</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598086.jpg" /></span>Midnight's descendants: a history of South Asia since partition</a> by John Keay</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599080"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599080.jpg" /></span>The restoration of Rome: barbarian popes &amp; imperial pretenders</a> by Peter Heather</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600222"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1600222.jpg" /></span>Savage harvest: a tale of cannibals, colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's tragic quest for primitive art</a> by Carl Hoffman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581664"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581664.jpg" /></span>So you think you know the presidents?: fascinating facts about our chief executives</a> by Peter E. Meltzer</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-14#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:10:22 +0000 SuzyQ 68480 at http://www.cantonpl.org Everything Old is New Again http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/everything-old-new-again New books about the ancient world:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568214"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568214.jpg" /></span>A classical primer: ancient knowledge for modern minds</a> by Dan Crompton</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570152"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570152.jpg" /></span>The twelve caesars: the dramatic lives of the emperors of Rome</a> by Matthew Dennison</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573303"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573303.jpg" /></span>The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon: an elusive world wonder traced</a> by Stephanie Dalley</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568193"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568193.jpg" /></span>The riddle of the labyrinth: the quest to crack an ancient code</a> by Margalit Fox</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565844"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565844.jpg" /></span>Discovering the city of Sodom: the fascinating, true account of the discovery of the Old Testament's most infamous city</a> by Dr. Steven Collins and Dr. Latayne C. Scott</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1561239"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1561239.jpg" /></span>Europe before Rome: a site-by-site tour of the stone, bronze, and iron ages</a> by T. Douglas Price</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598279"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598279.jpg" /></span>Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World</a> by Scott, Michael</p> <br /> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/everything-old-new-again#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 SuzyQ 68135 at http://www.cantonpl.org Chicks 4 Charity Scholarships http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chicks-4-charity-0 <a href="http://www.womanslife.org/">Woman’s Life</a> (Chapter 827) <a href="http://www.womanslife.org/chapter/mi827/?PageID=14949">Chicks 4 Charity</a> will be offering a $500 scholarship(s) for part time students and $1,000 scholarship(s) for full time students to women residing in the Canton area who are looking to improve or expand career opportunities. Eligible applicants must be attending an accredited undergraduate Michigan college, university or trade school in the Fall of 2014 or Spring 2015. Preference will be given to women that demonstrate financial need, education or training needs, and those who are involved in the community. For additional information please contact Zlatina Dimova at <a href="mailto:dimova.zlatina@gmail.com">dimova.zlatina@gmail.com</a>. Applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2014 and winners will be notified by June 6, 2014.<table id="attachments" class="sticky-enabled"> <thead><tr><th>Attachment</th><th>Size</th> </tr></thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"><td><a href="http://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/scholarshipapplication (3)_0.docx">scholarshipapplication (3).docx</a></td><td>23.55 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chicks-4-charity-0#comments Adults Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:10:51 +0000 SuzyQ 68360 at http://www.cantonpl.org Women in War http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/women-war In honor of <strong>Women's History Month</strong> read about some of the heroic women who have served their country in various ways throughout our history:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1159373"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1159373.jpg" /></span>Amelia Earhart's daughters: the wild and glorious story of American women aviators from World War II to the dawn of the space age</a> by Leslie Haynsworth and David Toomey</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1146420"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1146420.jpg" /></span>American women in World War I: they also served</a> by Lettie Gavin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1057479"><span class="jacket"></span>Cast no shadows: the life of the American spy who changed the course of World War II</a> by Mary S. Lovell</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1457179"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1457179.jpg" /></span>Florence Nightingale: the making of an icon</a> by Mark Bostridge</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1267014"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1267014.jpg" /></span>Glory, passion, and principle: the story of eight remarkable women at the core of the American Revolution</a> by Melissa Lukeman Bohrer</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1080164"><span class="jacket"></span>'Jacqueline': pioneer heroine of the Resistance</a> by Stella King</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392673"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392673.jpg" /></span>A life in secrets: Vera Atkins and the missing agents of WWII</a> by Sarah Helm</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1314571"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1314571.jpg" /></span>Masquerade: the life and times of Deborah Sampson, Continental soldier</a> by Alfred F. Young</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1446949"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1446949.jpg" /></span>On their own: women journalists and the American experience in Vietnam</a> by Joyce Hoffmann</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1314345"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1314345.jpg" /></span>Operatives, spies, and saboteurs: the unknown story of the men and women of World War II's OSS</a> by Patrick K. O'Donnell</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322987"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322987.jpg" /></span>Our mothers' war: American women at home and at the Front during World War II</a> by Emily Yellin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282436"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282436.jpg" /></span>Southern lady, Yankee spy: the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy</a> by Elizabeth R. Varon</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1539608"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1539608.jpg" /></span>Spymistress: the true story of the greatest female secret agent of World War II</a> by William Stevenson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1122647"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1122647.jpg" /></span>They also served: American women in World War II</a> by Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250849"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250849.jpg" /></span>They fought like demons: women soldiers in the American Civil War</a> by DeAnne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1245403"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1245403.jpg" /></span>War torn: stories of war from the women reporters who covered Vietnam</a> by Tad Bartimus ... [et al.] ; introduction by Gloria Emerson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1174199"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1174199.jpg" /></span>We band of angels: the untold story of American nurses trapped on Bataan by the Japanese</a> by Elizabeth M. Norman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1116264"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1116264.jpg" /></span>We're in this war too: World War II letters from American women in uniform</a> by [edited by] Judy Barrett Litoff, David C. Smith</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1110326"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1110326.jpg" /></span>A woman of valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War</a> by Stephen B. Oates</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522442"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522442.jpg" /></span>Women heroes of World War II: 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue</a> by Kathryn J. Atwood</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/women-war#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 SuzyQ 68142 at http://www.cantonpl.org New Books on the History Shelf http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-13 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581679"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581679.jpg" /></span>Dear Abigail: the intimate lives and revolutionary ideas of Abigail Adams and her two remarkable sisters</a> by Diane Jacobs</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599079"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599079.jpg" /></span>Russians: the people behind the power</a> by Gregory Feifer</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599081"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599081.jpg" /></span>Blood royal: a true tale of crime and detection in medieval Paris</a> by Eric Jager</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599084"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599084.jpg" /></span>Ancient furies: a young girl's struggles in the crossfire of World War II</a> by Anastasia V. Saporito with Donald L. Saporito</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599087"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599087.jpg" /></span>Defiant: the POWs who endured Vietnam's most infamous prison, the women who fought for them, and the one who never returned</a> by Alvin Townley</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598081"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598081.jpg" /></span>Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's lost Pacific empire: a story of wealth, ambition, and survival</a> by Peter Stark</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599088"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599088.jpg" /></span>Lincoln's boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the war for Lincoln's image</a> by Joshua Zeitz</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-13#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:05:00 +0000 SuzyQ 68309 at http://www.cantonpl.org Movies to Watch on the Way to the Final 4 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/movies-watch-way-final-four <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353899"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353899.jpg" /></span>Coach Carter [videodisc]</a> by MTV Music Television Films ; Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production ; a Tollin/Robbins production ; a Thomas Carter film</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1404774"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1404774.jpg" /></span>The heart of the game [videodisc]</a> by Miramax Films presents a Woody Creek production in association with Flying Spot Pictures ; a film by Ward Serrill</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353925"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353925.jpg" /></span>Hoop dreams [videodisc]</a> by Fine Line Features presents</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1185997"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1185997.jpg" /></span>Hoosiers [videodisc]</a> by Hemdale Film Corporation/A Carter De Haven Production</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498453"><span class="jacket"></span>Hurricane season [videodisc]</a> by Weinstein Company ; Dimension Films presents an I Am Entertainment production, a Tim Story film</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1469699"><span class="jacket"></span>March madness [videodisc]: the greatest moments of the NCAA tournament</a></p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1493863"><span class="jacket"></span>More than a game [videodisc]</a></p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1372519"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1372519.jpg" /></span>Passing glory [videodisc]</a> by TNT presents a Magic Johnson Entertainment</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1431988"><span class="jacket"></span>Something to cheer about [videodisc]</a></p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571690"><span class="jacket"></span>Survive and advance [videodisc]</a> by ESPN films presents a Hock Films production ; produced by Deirdre Fenton ; directed by Jonathan Hock</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574531"><span class="jacket"></span>There's no place like home [videodisc]</a> by ESPN Films ; produced by Erin Leyden ; directed by Maura Mandt, Josh Swade</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/movies-watch-way-final-four#comments Adults Seniors Movies & Television Basketball Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:43:29 +0000 SuzyQ 68290 at http://www.cantonpl.org March Madness Biographies http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-madness-biographies Just in time for the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament!<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1595975"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1595975.jpg" /></span>Wooden: a coach's life</a> by Seth Davis</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498798"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498798.jpg" /></span>A game of character: Robinson family values: a family journey from Chicago's southside to the Ivy League and beyond</a> by Craig Robinson ; foreword by Marian Robinson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177757"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177757.jpg" /></span>A coach's life</a> by Dean Smith with John Kilgo and Sally Jenkins</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1225850"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1225850.jpg" /></span>Knight: my story</a> by Bob Knight with Bob Hammel</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1376992"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1376992.jpg" /></span>Glory road: my story of the 1966 NCAA basketball championship and how one team triumphed against the odds and changed America forever</a> by Don Haskins ; with Daniel Wetzel</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1562528"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1562528.jpg" /></span>Sum it up: 1,098 victories, a couple of irrelevant losses, and a life in perspective</a> by Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-madness-biographies#comments Sports Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography college basketball Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 SuzyQ 68134 at http://www.cantonpl.org Erin go Bragh! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/erin-go-bragh Biographies for St. Patrick's Day:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1317587"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1317587.jpg" /></span>St. Patrick of Ireland: a biography</a> by Philip Freeman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1137641"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1137641.jpg" /></span>Damned to fame: the life of Samuel Beckett</a> by James Knowlson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1139958"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1139958.jpg" /></span>Michael Collins: a life</a> by James Mackay</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177817"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177817.jpg" /></span>Yeats's ghosts: the secret life of W.B. Yeats</a> by Brenda Maddox</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1153980"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1153980.jpg" /></span>Irish rebel: John Devoy and America's fight for Ireland's freedom</a> by Terry Golway</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1140133"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1140133.jpg" /></span>Loitering with intent: The child</a> by Peter O'Toole</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1347698"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1347698.jpg" /></span>Bono: in conversation with Michka Assayas</a> by Bono, 1960-</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1224033"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1224033.jpg" /></span>Iris Murdoch: a life</a> by Peter J. Conradi</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1199690"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1199690.jpg" /></span>Tip O'Neill and the Democratic century</a> by John Aloysius Farrell</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1385815"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1385815.jpg" /></span>All will be well: a memoir</a> by John McGahern</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1317589"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1317589.jpg" /></span>'Tis herself: a memoir</a> by Maureen O'Hara with John Nicoletti</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1158734"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1158734.jpg" /></span>Citizen lord: the life of Edward Fitzgerald, Irish revolutionary</a> by Stella Tillyard</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570882"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570882.jpg" /></span>Rose Kennedy: the life and times of a political matriarch</a> by Barbara A. Perry</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1173967"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1173967.jpg" /></span>Jonathan Swift: a portrait</a> by Victoria Glendinning</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1176025"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1176025.jpg" /></span>James Joyce</a> by Edna O'Brien</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1136991"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1136991.jpg" /></span>Angela's ashes: a memoir</a> by Frank McCourt</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1193685"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1193685.jpg" /></span>Oscar Wilde: a certain genius</a> by Barbara Belford</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/erin-go-bragh#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:28:43 +0000 SuzyQ 68127 at http://www.cantonpl.org 25 More Extraordinary Women from Past & Present http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/25-more-extraordinary-women-past-present Celebrate <a href="http://www.nwhp.org/whm/index.php"><span style="color:#0066cc;">Women's History Month</span></a> by reading about one of the fascinating women below:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1431962"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1431962.jpg" /></span>Bella Abzug: how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way: an oral history</a> by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom — <strong>Bella Abzug</strong>, lawyer, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and leader of the Women's Movement</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580186"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580186.jpg" /></span>Queen Anne: the politics of passion</a> by Anne Somerset — <strong>Queen Anne</strong>, monarch of Great Britain, 1702-1707</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1316099"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1316099.jpg" /></span>To the heart of the Nile: Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of Central Africa</a> by Richard Hall — <strong>Florence Baker</strong>, explorer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1181217"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1181217.jpg" /></span>Eleanor of Aquitaine: a life</a> by Alison Weir — <strong>Eleanor of Aquitaine</strong>, queen of France and England</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1578435"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1578435.jpg" /></span>Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world</a> by Alison Weir — <strong>Elizabeth of York</strong>, queen of England and mother of Henry VIII</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1309387"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1309387.jpg" /></span>Margot Fonteyn: a life</a> by Meredith Daneman — <strong>Margot Fonteyn</strong>, prima ballerina with Britain's royal ballet</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577145"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577145.jpg" /></span>Book of ages: the life and opinions of Jane Franklin</a> by Jill Lepore — <strong>Jane Franklin</strong>, writer and sister of Benjamin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1181339"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1181339.jpg" /></span>Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire</a> by Amanda Foreman — <strong>Georgiana Cavendish,</strong> duchess, writer, social hostess, political campaigner</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1414992"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1414992.jpg" /></span>Witness: adventurer and foreign correspondent, friend and emissary of FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt, maker of—and witness to—history, tells her extraordinary story with 200 of her own photographs</a> by Ruth Gruber — <strong>Ruth Gruber</strong>, foreign correspondent</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1226763"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1226763.jpg" /></span>Art lover: a biography of Peggy Guggenheim</a> by Anton Gill — <strong>Peggy Guggenheim</strong>, art collector</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1091092"><span class="jacket"></span>This little light of mine: the life of Fannie Lou Hamer</a> by Kay Mills — <strong>Fannie Lou Hamer</strong>, voting rights activist, and civil rights leader</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1208648"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1208648.jpg" /></span>Hildegard of Bingen: the woman of her age</a> by Fiona Maddocks — <strong>Hildegard of Bingen</strong>, 12th century musician, theologian, abbess</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1385463"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1385463.jpg" /></span>Mockingbird: a portrait of Harper Lee</a> by Charles J. Shields — <strong>Harper Lee</strong>, writer and author of To Kill a Mockingbird</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536331"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1536331.jpg" /></span>Myrna Loy: the only good girl in Hollywood</a> by Emily W. Leider — <strong>Myrna Loy</strong>, actress</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1383454"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1383454.jpg" /></span>A perfect union: Dolley Madison and the creation of the American nation</a> by Catherine Allgor — <strong>Dolley Madison</strong>, first lady of the United States</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420822"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1420822.jpg" /></span>The ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: a woman in world history</a> by Linda Colley — <strong>Elizabeth Marsh</strong>, 18th century travel writer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392679"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392679.jpg" /></span>The women of the house: how a colonial she-merchant built a mansion, a fortune, and a dynasty</a> by Jean Zimmerman — <strong>Margaret Philipse</strong>, colonial merchant</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1314571"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1314571.jpg" /></span>Masquerade: the life and times of Deborah Sampson, Continental soldier</a> by Alfred F. Young — <strong>Deborah Sampson</strong>, woman soldier in the Continental Army</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1143118"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1143118.jpg" /></span>Maria Tallchief: America's prima ballerina</a> by Maria Tallchief with Larry Kaplan — <strong>Maria Tallchief</strong>, Native American prima ballerina in the New York City Ballet</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1438219"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1438219.jpg" /></span>Taking on the trust: the epic battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller</a> by Steve Weinberg — <strong>Ida Tarbell</strong>, muckraking journalist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325697"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325697.jpg" /></span>Theodora: empress of Byzantium</a> by Paolo Cesaretti ; translated from the Italian by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia — <strong>Theodora</strong>, empress of the Byzantine Empire</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1396065"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1396065.jpg" /></span>Madame Tussaud: a life in wax</a> by Kate Berridge — <strong>Marie Tussaud</strong>, wax modeller</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282436"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282436.jpg" /></span>Southern lady, Yankee spy: the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy</a> by Elizabeth R. Varon — <strong>Elizabeth Van Lew</strong>, Yankee spy in the Civil War</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392683"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392683.jpg" /></span>Mae West: it ain't no sin</a> by Simon Louvish — <strong>Mae West</strong>, actress</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1159369"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1159369.jpg" /></span>Notorious Victoria: the life of Victoria Woodhull, uncensored</a> by Mary Gabriel — <strong>Victoria Woodhull</strong>, suffragist, feminist, and the first woman U.S. presidential candidate</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/25-more-extraordinary-women-past-present#comments Sat, 15 Mar 2014 14:05:00 +0000 SuzyQ 67233 at http://www.cantonpl.org Born to Rule! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/born-rule In honor of <strong>Women's History Month</strong> check out some of these titles about female rulers throughout history: <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1344740"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1344740.jpg" /></span>Born to rule: five reigning consorts, granddaughters of Queen Victoria: Maud of Norway, Sophie of Greece, Alexandra of Russia, Marie of Romania, and Victoria Eugenie of Spain</a> by Julie Gelardi</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565856"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565856.jpg" /></span>Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens</a> by Jane Dunn</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1458057"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1458057.jpg" /></span>Female pharaohs [videodisc]</a> by Discovery Communications</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392680"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392680.jpg" /></span>Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia</a> by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520314"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520314.jpg" /></span>Livia, Empress of Rome: a biography</a> by Matthew Dennison</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1341726"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1341726.jpg" /></span>Maharanis: the extraordinary tale of four Indian queens and their journey from purdah to parliament</a> by Lucy Moore</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522432"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522432.jpg" /></span>She-wolves: the women who ruled England before Elizabeth</a> by Helen Castor</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542232"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542232.jpg" /></span>Sister queens: the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile</a> by Julia Fox</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1484254"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1484254.jpg" /></span>The sisters who would be queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: a Tudor tragedy</a> by Leanda de Lisle</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1229947"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1229947.jpg" /></span>Terrible tsarinas: five Russian women in power</a> by Henri Troyat ; translated by Andrea Lyn Secara</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325697"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325697.jpg" /></span>Theodora: empress of Byzantium</a> by Paolo Cesaretti ; translated from the Italian by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1163372"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1163372.jpg" /></span>Victoria's daughters</a> by Jerrold M. Packard</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155857"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1155857.jpg" /></span>The warrior queens</a> by Antonia Fraser</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234159"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1234159.jpg" /></span>Women in purple: rulers of medieval Byzantium</a> by Judith Herrin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1082791"><span class="jacket"></span>Women who ruled</a> by Guida M. 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