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Humorous/Funny Stories for 3rd Graders

Anyone but me by Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by John & Wendy

Judy Moody: around the world in 8 1/2 days by Megan McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Louis Darling

The Bride of Frankenstein doesn't bake cookies by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney

The case of the coyote invasion by John R. Erickson ; illustrations by Gerald L. Holmes

Humourous/Funny Stories for 1st Graders

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish ; pictures by Fritz Siebel

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by written by Judi Barrett ; and drawn by Ron Barrett

Cock-a-doodle oops! by Lori Degman ; illustrated by Deborah Zemke

Big surprise in the bug tank by Ruth Horowitz ; pictures by Joan Holub

Tales for very picky eaters by Josh Schneider

Humorous/Funny Stories for Kindergarteners

Kindergarten

Imogene's antlers by David Small

Mrs. McNosh hangs up her wash by Sarah Weeks ; pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Animals should definitely not wear clothing by written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett

The silly book by Babette Cole

Big chickens by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by Henry Cole

Sports Fiction For Fifth Graders

The batboy by Mike Lupica



Go long! by Tiki and Ronde Barber with Paul Mantell



Dunk under pressure by Rich Wallace

Sports Fiction For Fourth Graders

Double team by Amar'e Stoudemire ; illustrated by Tim Jessell


Baseball world series by Matt Christopher


Mia by Laurence Yep


Game-day jitters by Rich Wallace ; illustrated by Jimmy Holder


On your mark, get set, laugh! by Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by John & Wendy

Sports Fiction For Third Graders

Softball surprise by Jake Maddox ; text by Leigh McDonald ; illustrated by Katie Wood


Kickoff to danger by Franklin W. Dixon


The soccer mystery by created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Charles Tang


Cam Jansen and the Sports Day mysteries: a super special by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Joy Allen


McKenna, ready to fly! by Mary Casanova ; [illustrations by Brian Hailes]

Sports Fiction For Second Graders

Hand-off by Michael Teitelbaum ; illustrated by Ron Zalme


Olympia the Games Fairy by Daisy Meadows


Soccer on Sunday by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Scaredy-cat catcher by Betty Hicks ; illustrated by Adam McCauley


Sports Fiction For First Graders

Last one in is a rotten egg, by Leonard Kessler by Kessler, Leonard P., 1920-


Time for T-ball by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman


I can be a gymnast by Kristen L. Depken ; illustrated by Tino Santanach and Joaquin Canizares


Monster games by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists


Soccer day by written by Alyson Heller ; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman

Sports Fiction for Kindergartners

Young Cam Jansen and the baseball mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti


Joy in Mudville by written by Bob Raczka ; illustrations by Glin Dibley


Max the champion by written by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick ; illustrated by Ros Asquith


Dino-basketball by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott


Henry Holton takes the ice by Sandra Bradley ; illustrated by Sara Palacios

Sinking of the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915 the luxury liner Lusitania was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine. The ship sunk within minutes killing 1924 people, including 114 Americans.

Dead Wake [sound recording] by LARSON, ERIK


Lusitania: an epic tragedy by Diana Preston


The Lusitania by Simpson, Colin, 1931-


The Lusitania: unravelling the mysteries by Patrick O'Sullivan


Sinking of the Lusitania [videodisc]: terror at sea by produced by Darlow Smithson for Discovery Channel and the BBC in association with NDR and M6 ; producer, Johann Insanally ; director, Christopher Spencer


Last voyage of the Lusitania [videodisc] by produced and directed by Peter Schnall

Job openings

CPL currently has two new page positions open with our Circulation Department. For complete details on the job postings please visit our Jobs page.

Murder Will Out: Ruth Rendell Dies at 85

From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell — British author, Ruth Rendell passed away at the age of 85 on May 2.  Ms. Rendell may be best known for her Inspector Wexford series, but she also wrote several suspenseful stand-alone novels as Barbara Vine. She was named Grand Master of Mystery by the Mystery Writers of America in 1997 and the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement.

Triple Crown Time


It's that time of year again and CPL is celebrating
horseracing. Come on in and see our display dedicated to the eleven Triple Crown winners and the beautiful traditions of the three highly acclaimed races:  the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes.  Also featured are materials available for check-out containing  awe-inspiring stories of horses like Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and many others that have had an impact on our nation

Murder Will Out: Edgar Award Winners 2015

Mystery Writers of America recently announced the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014.  

Best Novel

Mr. Mercedes: a novel by Stephen King








Best First Novel by an American Author








The Simon & Schuster-Mary Higgins Clark Award

The stranger you know by Jane Casey


Murder Will Out: 2015 Agatha Award Winners

The 2015 Agatha Awards were announced at Malice Domestic 27.

 Best Contemporary Novel

Truth be told by Hank Phillippi Ryan









Best Historical Novel

Queen of hearts by Rhys Bowen

Lily King at Nicola's Books on May 18

Euphoria: a novel by Lily King — Monday, May 18th at 7:00 pm meet NYT Bestselling Author Lily King at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor.  Canton Public Library's Lunch & a Book group will be discussing this award winning novel on Thursday, August 8, 2015.

Gale Courses Begin May 13

Spring is a time of new growth-are you ready? Jump start your career-or take it in a new direction! Gale Courses have offerings in technology, accounting, project management, health care and more!

The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, May 13. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!

Murder Will Out: May 2015

May is Mystery Month and what better way to celebrate than with a good mystery?


 

The unquiet dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The kings of London by William Shaw

Mr. Monk and the new lieutenant by a novel by Hy Conrad ; based on the USA Network television series created by Andy Breckman

Too bad to die by Francine Mathews

Beyond limits by Laura Griffin

Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black