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The environment is important to Canton Public Library and the Canton community. Canton Green Resources:
May We Suggest? This post contains recommendations from a CPL librarian. To get your own customized recommendation, just fill out the May We Suggest form — you can expect results within 10 days. All suggestions can be found on the May We Suggest blog or by liking May We Suggest on facebook.

Kids Green Thumb Book Suggestions

green thumbHi Kids! Are you looking for some fun summer reads to help you earn your Green Thumb Badge during Connect Your Summer 2013? Here is a list of some great books for you to enjoy:

Potatoes on rooftops: farming in the city by Hadley Dyer

Vegetables!: life on a produce farm by Ruth Owen

Life on a cattle farm by Judy Wolfman ; photographs by David Lorenz Winston

Food and farming by Jen Green

Our farm: four seasons with five kids on one family's farm by written and photographed by Michael J. Rosen

An edible alphabet: 26 reasons to love the farm by Carol Watterson ; illustrated by Michela Sorrentino

Indoor gardens by Lori Kinstad Pupeza

Plants bite back! by Richard Platt

Wildflowers by Marfé Ferguson Delano ; [reviewed and updated by Cristol Fleming ; illustrators, Stephen Wagner, Tim Phelps]

Cool basil from garden to table: how to plant, grow, and prepare basil by Katherine Hengel

Grow your own pizza!: gardening plans and recipes for kids by Constance Hardesty ; illustrations by Jeff McClung

Food: the new gold by Kathlyn Gay