Moo, baa, la la la! by Sandra Boynton — Sandra Boynton is a widely recognized illustrator and has created a delightful series of board books for the youngest patrons.
The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle — Other books written or illustrated by Eric Carle might also be considered classics, but this one is arguably the msot recognizable. For other titles written by Eric Carle, look in J PICTURE BOOK CAR.
Where the wild things are by Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak — "Let the wild rumpus start!" Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated many well-known children's books in addition to this one, many of which can be found in J PICTURE BOOK SEN.
Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume
The best Christmas pageant ever by Barbara Robinson — Although centered on a Christmas pageant, this remains a hilarious story about how people can surprise you.
School daze collection by Jerry Spinelli
Vincent van Gogh and the colors of the wind by text by Chiara Lossani; illustrations by Octavia Monaco
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr; paintings by Ronald Himler
Chuck Close: face book by Chuck Close
The pilot and The little prince: the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Peter Sis -- If you're interested in reading the classic story of The Little Prince, look in JFICTION SAINT-EXUPERY.
Drop-in Family Storytimes, April 13-May 23:
- Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Community Room)
- Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Purple Room)
ABC Activity Times, April 13-May 23:
- Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Tuesdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)
Registered patrons must be present to receive their free book.
Register beginning March 26.
Tuesday, April 7, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Sponsored by Target Early Literacy Grant and the Friends of the Canton Public Library.
Ramona the pest by Beverly Cleary — Begins a series of tales about Ramona and her family. In this story, Ramona is in Kindergarten, but further adventures take place as she gets older.
Yang the youngest and his terrible ear by Lensey Namioka
Clementine by Sara Pennypacker — The beginning of a series. For more stories about Clementine, head to JFICTION PENNYPACKER.
Dexter the tough by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Starting with Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor — The beginning of a series about Alice, which actually follows her until she grows up.
The house Baba built: an artist's childhood in China by Ed Young, text as told to Libby Koponen
Queen of the track: Alice Coachman: Olympic high-jump champion by Heather Lang; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
The mad potter: George E. Ohr, eccentric genius by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Mary Walker wears the pants: the true story of the doctor, reformer, and Civil War hero by Cheryl Harness; illustrated by Carlo Molinari
Shackleton's journey by William Grill
In this case, join us during March is Reading Month while we pick up a book and read with you. We'll celebrate our love of reading by sharing some of our favorite picture books for older children and a few chapter book excerpts.
All ages are encouraged to stop by for a listen.
Tuesday, March 17 from 7:00-7:30 PM
Tuesday, March 31 from 7:00-7:30 PM
Believe: the victorious story of Eric LeGrand by Eric LeGrand with Mike Yorkey
Boy: tales of childhood by Roald Dahl
Cheaper by the dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Code name Pauline: memoirs of a World War II special agent by Pearl Witherington Cornioley with Hervé Larroque ; edited by Kathryn J. Atwood
Tasting the sky: a Palestinian childhood by Ibtisam Barakat
Ivy and Bean by written by Annie Barrows — Looking for tales of friendship? Check out all the Ivy and Bean books at J FICTION BARROWS.
Freckle juice by Judy Blume — For anyone who thought having freckles is a good idea because they disguise the dirt on your neck.
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry — All about an imaginative second-grader who likes to tell stories.
Imogen: the mother of modernism and three boys by Amy Novesky — An introduction to a little-known photographer, who blended career, art, and family.
2015 Michael L. Printz Winner
I'll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson
2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Books
And we stay by Jenny Hubbard
Carnival at Bray: a novel by Jessie Ann Foley
Grasshopper jungle by a history by Andrew Smith
This one summer by Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
2015 Award Recipients and Honor Books:
You are (not) small by Anna King ; illustrated by Christopher Weyant
Mr. Putter & Tabby turn the page by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Arthur Howard
Waiting is not easy! by Mo Willems