A walk across the sun: a novel by Corban Addison — Teen-age sisters Ahalya and Sita are left orphaned after a tsunami destroys their coastal town. Destitute and alone, they plan to seek refuge in a convent miles away. A driver agrees to take them, but instead he sells the girls to human traffickers. On the other side of the world, Washington lawyer Thomas Clarke takes a sabbatical to escape his own heartache. He volunteers at an international anti-trafficking group in India where he meets Ahalya and Sita and makes it his personal mission to save them.
Caleb's crossing by Geraldine Brooks — Living in the isolated Puritan settlement of Great Harbor on Martha's Vineyard, Bethia Mayfield, the bright young daughter of the local minister, balances her strict religion with a passionate love of nature and a growing curiosity about the culture of the Wampanoag tribe that populates the island. When Bethia secretly strikes up a friendship with a young Wampanoag named Caleb, she unknowingly begins a journey that will shape her life.
The Mayo Clinic breast cancer book by Lynn C. Hartmann, Charles L. Loprinzi, medical editors
Survival lessons by Alice Hoffman
The dog lived (and so will I): a memoir by Teresa J. Rhyne
The wandering gene and the Indian princess: race, religion, and DNA by Jeff Wheelwright
Breasts: a natural and unnatural history by Florence Williams
From 7:00-7:45 PM Annie's ghosts: a journey into a family secret by Steve Luxenberg is the 2013-14 Great Michigan Read. It's part memoir, part detective story, and part history. As the author tries to understand his mom's reasons for hiding her sister's existence, he takes readers on a journey into his mother's world of the 1930s and '40s, where he explores how a poor, immigrant family manages life with a child who has special needs.
From 8:00-8:45 PM Her fearful symmetry: a novel by Audrey Niffenegger. Twin sisters learn their English aunt has left them her flat in London. The cemetery which borders the flat serves as an inspiring setting as the twins become entwined in the lives of their neighbors, both living and deceased.
Joey, the Yorkshire Terrier won CPL's Best in Show Dog Show! Adopted from a rescue organization as a puppy, Joey now 5, demonstrated he had it all to take the Best in Show prize. Joey won Best Trick to qualify for Best in Show. Congratulations, Joey! You are Canton's Top Dog for 2013!
Joey shown here with his owner, ChuChu Houle, on September 14, 2013.
Best in Show contest winners from left: Bruno (German Shepherd), Coco (Sheltie mix), Joey (Yorkie), Presser (Greyhound), Ginger (bulldog), and Roxy (Great Dane) on September 14, 2013.
Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean tells the powerful tale of Rin Tin Tin's journey from an orphaned pup to a Hollywood celebrity and international icon. It begins on a battlefield in France in World War I, when a young American soldier discovers a German Shepherd puppy among the ruins of a bombed out dog kennel. Not only did he see a survivor, but something very special that also captured the attention of Warner Brothers in Hollywood. The rest is Hollywood history, but if you want to know more, come join our group for an interesting discussion!
Healthy eating by Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Healthy foods from A to Z by [executive editor, Stephanie Maze] = Comida sana de la A a la Z / [editora ejecutiva, Stephanie Maze]
10 ways I can live a healthy life by Sara Antill
My healthy body by Liza Fromer and Francine Gerstein ; illustrated by Joe Weissmann
Going organic: a healthy guide to making the switch by Dana Meachen Rau
Cool relaxing: healthy & fun ways to chill out! by Alex Kuskowski
Chow hound: wholesome home cooking for your doggie by Eve Adamson
Eco dog: healthy living for your pet by Corbett Marshall & Jim Deskevich ; photographs by Aime Herring
Grrrrowlicious food for hungry dogs by Jamie Young ; photography by Derek Swallwel
Healthy mom, healthy baby: the ultimate pregnancy guide by Siobhan Dolan and Alice Lesch Kelly
Be fruitful: the essential guide to maximizing fertility and giving birth to a healthy child by Victoria Maizes ; foreword by Andrew Weil
Pregnancy health yoga: your essential guide for bump, birth, and beyond by Tara Lee and Mary Attwood ; foreword by Dr. Gowri Motha creator of the gentle birth method
Mommy IQ: the complete guide to pregnancy by Rosie Pope ; foreword by Amos Grunebaum