This discussion will help participants build literacy skills, as well as their vocabulary and writing skills.
Program Date: September 20, 2:00 PM
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff
The locked garden by Gloria Whelan
No cream puffs by Karen Day
The Danger Box by Blue Balliett
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis
The wanigan: a life on the river by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Emily Martindale
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
Corner to Copa: the last game at Tiger Stadium, the first at Comerica Park by illustrations by Mike Thompson ; editor: Tom Panzenhagen
Michigan Wolverines by Ken Rappoport
Mackinac Bridge: the five mile poem by written by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
Mammals of Michigan field guide by Stan Tekiela
Under Michigan: the story of Michigan's rocks and fossils by written and illustrated by Charles Ferguson Barker
Birds of Michigan by Ted Black, Gregory Kennedy ; with contributions from John Acorn ... [et al.]
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
Oddball Michigan: a guide to 450 really strange places by Jerome Pohlen
Weird Michigan: your travel guide to Michigan's local legends and best kept secrets by Linda S. Godfrey ; Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran, executive editors
Michigan curiosities: quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff by Colleen Burcar with Gene Taylor
Haunted travels of Michigan: spirits rising. III by Kathleen Tedsen & Beverlee Rydel
Do you love living in Michigan? Kids ages 5-9 can register online to join us at the library on Wednesday, July 9 from 2:00-2:45 PM for a fun Mitten State celebration. We'll read some stories that take place in the Great Lakes State, and have fun creating a Michigan-themed craft.
Fletcher and the springtime blossoms by Julia Rawlinson ; pictures by Tiphanie Beeke
10 hungry rabbits: counting & color concepts by Anita Lobel
999 frogs wake up by Ken Kimura ; illustrated by Yasunari Murakami
The second line [sound recording]: scarf activity songs by Johnette Downing — Dance along and wave scarves to the track "Flitter Flutter." Don't have scarves like the ones we use at our library storytimes? Any piece of light fabric will do the trick - even a washcloth or a clean dust cloth!
Singable songs for the very young [compact disc] by Raffi — Sing along to Raffi's upbeat version of "Mr. Sun."
My car by Byron Barton
Freight train by Donald Crews
Dear zoo by Rod Campbell
Zoo ah-choooo by Peter Mandel ; illustrated by Elwood Smith
The Underpants Zoo by written and illustrated by Brian Sendelbach
Six little ducks [sound recording] by Al Dana... [et al.] — Dance to the track "Going To The Zoo."
Wiggleworms love you [sound recording] — Sing along with the track "Speckled Frogs."