Marianne's Blog http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/marianne en-US Ice Cream Maker Space http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/ice-cream-maker-space <p><img width="150" height="200" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ice%20cream.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Calling all ice cream lovers ages 6-16! Join us Thursday, July 16 to take part in our Ice Cream Maker Space program. We'll be making delicious homemade ice cream with all ingredients supplied - just bring your sweet tooth and enjoy! Registration is required. <br /><br />Please sign up for <strong>one</strong> of the following timeslots. Registration begins on June 25.</p><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004465~S10">Thurs</a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004465~S10"><span class="-a">day, July 16 11:30 AM</span></a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004467~S10">Thurs</a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004467~S10"><span class="-a">day July 16 1:30 PM</span></a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004469~S10">Thurs</a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004469~S10"><span class="-a">day, July 16 3:00 PM</span></a></li> </ul><p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/ice-cream-maker-space#comments Food and Cooking Kids Tweens Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Chow Down: On the Scene 2015 ice cream Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Marianne 78530 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For Sixth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-sixth-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577905"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577905.jpg" /></span>Athlete vs. mathlete: double dribble</a> by W.C. Mack</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488364"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488364.jpg" /></span>Oil King courage</a> by Sigmund Brouwer</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435585"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435585.jpg" /></span>Baseball crazy: ten short stories that cover all the bases</a> by edited by Nancy E. Mercado</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392286"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392286.jpg" /></span>Vanishing act</a> by John Feinstein</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553225"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553225.jpg" /></span>Gold medal summer</a> by Donna Freitas</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-sixth-graders#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 18:27:45 +0000 Marianne 78758 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For Fifth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-fifth-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1495595"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1495595.jpg" /></span>The batboy</a> by Mike Lupica</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1613385"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1613385.jpg" /></span>Revenge of the bully: a how to beat the bully novel</a> by Scott Starkey</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1455839"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1455839.jpg" /></span>Go long!</a> by Tiki and Ronde Barber with Paul Mantell</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1629378"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1629378.jpg" /></span>Willie &amp; me: a Baseball card adventure</a> by Dan Gutman</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392179"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392179.jpg" /></span>Dunk under pressure</a> by Rich Wallace</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-fifth-graders#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 18:06:05 +0000 Marianne 78757 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For Fourth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-fourth-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598225"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598225.jpg" /></span>Double team</a> by Amar'e Stoudemire ; illustrated by Tim Jessell</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1608561"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1608561.jpg" /></span>Baseball world series</a> by Matt Christopher</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1440466"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1440466.jpg" /></span>Mia</a> by Laurence Yep</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1530289"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1530289.jpg" /></span>Game-day jitters</a> by Rich Wallace ; illustrated by Jimmy Holder</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1555584"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1555584.jpg" /></span>On your mark, get set, laugh!</a> by Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by John &amp; Wendy</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-fourth-graders#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 17:34:48 +0000 Marianne 78756 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For Third Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-third-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604884"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604884.jpg" /></span>Softball surprise</a> by Jake Maddox ; text by Leigh McDonald ; illustrated by Katie Wood</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1407429"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1407429.jpg" /></span>Kickoff to danger</a> by Franklin W. Dixon</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1149238"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1149238.jpg" /></span>The soccer mystery</a> by created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Charles Tang</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463223.jpg" /></span>Cam Jansen and the Sports Day mysteries: a super special</a> by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Joy Allen</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1556568"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1556568.jpg" /></span>McKenna, ready to fly!</a> by Mary Casanova ; [illustrations by Brian Hailes]</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-third-graders#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 17:23:44 +0000 Marianne 78755 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For Second Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-second-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1453291"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1453291.jpg" /></span>Hand-off</a> by Michael Teitelbaum ; illustrated by Ron Zalme</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1543699"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1543699.jpg" /></span>Olympia the Games Fairy</a> by Daisy Meadows</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598837"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598837.jpg" /></span>Soccer on Sunday</a> by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473285"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473285.jpg" /></span>Scaredy-cat catcher</a> by Betty Hicks ; illustrated by Adam McCauley</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435597"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435597.jpg" /></span>Geronimo and the gold medal mystery</a> by Geronimo Stilton</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-second-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 17:07:44 +0000 Marianne 78754 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction For First Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-first-graders <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1027903"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1027903.jpg" /></span>Last one in is a rotten egg, by Leonard Kessler</a> by Kessler, Leonard P., 1920-</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1500015"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1500015.jpg" /></span>Time for T-ball</a> by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610248"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610248.jpg" /></span>I can be a gymnast</a> by Kristen L. Depken ; illustrated by Tino Santanach and Joaquin Canizares</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579250"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579250.jpg" /></span>Monster games</a> by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488321"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488321.jpg" /></span>Soccer day</a> by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-first-graders#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 16:54:50 +0000 Marianne 78753 at http://www.cantonpl.org Sports Fiction for Kindergartners http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-kindergartners <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1167168"><span class="jacket"></span>Young Cam Jansen and the baseball mystery</a> by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti</p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600031"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1600031.jpg" /></span>Joy in Mudville</a> by written by Bob Raczka ; illustrations by Glin Dibley</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1623400"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1623400.jpg" /></span>Max the champion</a> by written by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick ; illustrated by Ros Asquith</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524743"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524743.jpg" /></span>Dino-basketball</a> by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1623433"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1623433.jpg" /></span>Henry Holton takes the ice</a> by Sandra Bradley ; illustrated by Sara Palacios</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/sports-fiction-kindergartners#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books May We Suggest sports Thu, 07 May 2015 16:47:47 +0000 Marianne 78752 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Sixth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-sixth-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">6th Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1269267"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1269267.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Spitting image</a> by Shutta Crum</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496447"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496447.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Kyle's island</a> by Sally Derby</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1351075"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1351075.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The game of silence</a> by Louise Erdrich</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1386810"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1386810.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Gilda Joyce: the Ladies of the Lake</a> by Jennifer Allison</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1495595"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1495595.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The batboy</a> by Mike Lupica</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-sixth-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:49:09 +0000 Marianne 78730 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Fifth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-fifth-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">5th Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1386844"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1386844.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The one left behind</a> by Willo Davis Roberts</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1510534"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1510534.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The Danger Box</a> by Blue Balliett</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1280420"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1280420.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The whistle, the grave, and the ghost</a> by Brad Strickland</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1144654"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1144654.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Yolonda's genius</a> by Carol Fenner</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1410653"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1410653.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Shadow Island: a tale of Lake Superior</a> by Raymond Bial</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-fifth-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:47:53 +0000 Marianne 78729 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Fourth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-fourth-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">4th Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473259"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473259.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The locked garden</a> by Gloria Whelan</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602602"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602602.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Cupcake cousins</a> by Kate Hannigan ; illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1361889"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1361889.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Willow Run</a> by Patricia Reilly Giff</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1543832"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1543832.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The mighty Miss Malone</a> by Christopher Paul Curtis</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1198232"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1198232.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Mystery explosion!</a> by Johnnie Tuitel and Sharon Lamson</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-fourth-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:46:36 +0000 Marianne 78728 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Third Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-third-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">3rd Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1410569"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1410569.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Ellie McDoodle: have pen, will travel</a> by Ruth McNally Barshaw</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200093"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1200093.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Akiko on the planet Smoo</a> by written and illustrated by Mark Crilley</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1245843"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1245843.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The wanigan: a life on the river</a> by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Emily Martindale</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405696"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405696.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Mitt, the Michigan mouse</a> by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by Karen Busch Holman</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1364703"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1364703.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Mr. Chickee's funny money</a> by Christopher Paul Curtis</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-third-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:45:33 +0000 Marianne 78727 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Second Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-second-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">2nd Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1455858"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1455858.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Never glue your friends to chairs</a> by Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1268199"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1268199.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Arnie the doughnut</a> by cooked up by Laurie Keller</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1541294"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1541294.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The art of Miss Chew</a> by Patricia Polacco</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433333"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433333.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Grace for president</a> by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures to LeUyen Pham</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322210"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322210.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Did you see Chip?</a> by Wong Herbert Yee ; illustrated by Laura Ovresat</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-second-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:44:20 +0000 Marianne 78726 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for First Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-first-graders <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">1st Grade</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1444356"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1444356.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Alien ice cream</a> by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1368078"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1368078.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The fantastic flying bicycle</a> by Johnathan Rand</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568745"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568745.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Memoirs of a hamster</a> by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1372194"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1372194.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Big chickens</a> by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by Henry Cole</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1095347"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"></span>The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales</a> by Jon Scieszka &amp; Lane Smith</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-first-graders#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:43:02 +0000 Marianne 78725 at http://www.cantonpl.org Michigan Fiction & Authors for Kindergartners http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-kindergarteners <h3 style="margin:1.5em 0px .5em;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">Kindergarten</h3><p style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528227"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528227.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan</a> by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604055"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604055.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Bernida: a Michigan sailing legend</a> by Al Declercq and Tom Ervin with Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by David Miles</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1185075"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1185075.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Island magic</a> by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1179954"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1179954.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book</a> by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe</p><p class="book-record" style="margin-top:.05em;margin-bottom:.05em;float:left;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1550996"><span class="jacket" style="margin-top:7px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:7px;background:transparent url(&quot;https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/all/themes/zen/cpl/sprites/site-sp-v011712r1.png&quot;) no-repeat scroll -480px 0px;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1550996.jpg" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;" /></span>Up, up, up dear dragon</a> by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/michigan-fiction-authors-kindergarteners#comments Kids Parents Books May We Suggest Michigan Tue, 05 May 2015 16:41:16 +0000 Marianne 78724 at http://www.cantonpl.org