Do you love comics? Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd the Ann Arbor District Library invites you to a totally free event: Kids Read Comics! Learn, draw, meet cartoonists! Can't make it to KRC? Check out these great graphic works by some of KRC's featured artists:Zita the spacegirl. book...
The games bible: over 300 games— the rules, the gear, the strategies by Leigh Anderson
365 unplugged family fun activities: a year's worth of ideas for TV-free, video-free, and computer game-free entertainment by Steve Bennett, Ruth Bennett
The family manager's guide to summer survival by Kathy...
Have you ever wondered how the Sleeping Bear Dunes got their name? Or how Mackinac Island came to be? If so, check out these books on Michigan myths, legends, and folklore and earn your 'My Mitten' badge.
The legend of the Petoskey stone by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by Gijsbert van...
Travel back in time to various points in Michigan history with these historical fiction novels:
Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
The log cabin wedding by Ellen Howard ; illustrated by Ronald Himler
Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff
Ellie McDoodle: have pen, will travel by Ruth McNally Barshaw
Mom for mayor by Nancy Edwards ; illustrated by Michael Chesworth
Sparrow Road by Sheila O'Connor
Gator on the loose! by Sue Stauffacher ; illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
The Danger Box by Blue Balliett
Hidden by Helen Frost
Every year, the Library of Michigan selects a special book for its 'Michigan Reads! One State, One Children's Book' program. These books are great for sharing with preschoolers and other members of the family! This summer, earn your My Mitten badge by checking out some of the great book selections...
Geek n.An unfashionable or socially inept person.
A person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest: "A computer geek".
We have lots of books in our Children's Library starring geeks. And quite often, they are the heros. Check one out today.
Notes from an accidental band geek by Erin...
These time-traveling adventures will keep you coming back for more...good thing they're part of a series!
The knight at dawn by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca [series: Magic Tree House]
Knights of the kitchen table by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Lane Smith [series: Time Warp...
Comic Book Superheroes have hit Hollywood in a big way! Check out these action-packed films full of our favorite heroes.Marvel's the Avengers [videodisc] by Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures, a Marvel Studios production ; written and directed by Joss Whedon
A mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer ; illustrated by John Butler
Owen & Mzee: the language of friendship by told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kuhumbu ; with photographs by Peter Greste
Owen and Mzee: the true story of a remarkable friendship by told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig...
Geeked about books and reading? For the most interested, a nonfiction selection of stories about authors or the inspiration for their work.The Brontë sisters: the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine ReefThe trouble begins at 8: a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West by Sid...
Becoming Babe Ruth by Matt Tavares
Mighty Jackie: the strike out queen by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by C.F. Payne
Lipman Pike: America's first home run king by Richard Michelson ; and illustrated by Zachary PullenBlack Jack: the ballad of Jack Johnson by Charles R. Smith Jr. ; illustrated by Shane...
Tag, toss & run: 40 classic lawn games by Paul Tukey & Victoria RowellThe adventurous book of outdoor games: classic fun for daring boys and girls by Scott StrotherThe kids' guide to classic games by Sheri Bell-RehwoldtActivities on the go: one-on-one fun for kids and adults by edited by...
Who's on first? by Abbott & Costello ; illustrated by John MartzA is for amazing moments: a sports alphabet by written by Brad Herzog ; illustrated by Melanie RoseHappy like soccer by Maribeth Boelts ; illustrated by Lauren CastilloClorinda plays baseball! by Robert Kinerk ; illustrated by...
Good sports by Jack Prelutsky ; illustrated by Chris Raschka
Lay-ups and long shots: an anthology of short stories by Joseph Bruchac, Lynea Bowdish, David Lubar, Terry Trueman, C.S. Perryess, Dorian Cirrone, Jamie McEwan, Max Elliot Anderson, Peggy Duffy
The Million Dollar Kick by Dan Gutman
Bones never lie: how forensics helps solve history's mysteries by Elizabeth MacLeod
The mystery of Darwin's frog by Marty Crump ; illustrations by Steve Jenkins and Edel Rodriguez
Forensics and modern disasters by written by Rebecca Stefoff
The discovery and mystery of a dinosaur named Jane by...
Harlem's little blackbird by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson
Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the dog who loved her by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton
The extraordinary music of Mr.
The secret cellar by Michael D. Beil
It happened on a train by Mac Barnett ; illustrations by Adam Rex
The secret in the old attic by Carolyn Keene
The Hardy Boys, undercover brothers. Vol. 17. Word up! by Scott Lobdell, writer ; Paulo Henrique Marcondes, artist ; based on the series by Franklin W.
Early Chapter Books
Nate the Great and the lost list by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat ; illustrated by Marc Simont
Cam Jansen and the mystery at the haunted house by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti
Princess mix-up mystery by Carolyn Keene ; illustrated by Macky Pamintuan
The deadly dungeon...
Hey Teens! It's Connect Your Summer 2013 and here are some awesome suggestions to help you earn your Green Thumb Badge. Enjoy! Grow your own pizza!: gardening plans and recipes for kids by Constance Hardesty ; illustrations by Jeff McClung
Plants vs. zombies [electronic resource (video game)]
Hi 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...
There are so many fantastic picture books out there to enjoy. Here's a few great reads that kids of all ages will love!
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
Chicka chicka boom boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Curious George by H. A.
Check out some of these easy-to-read books to earn your Chow Down badge.Pancakes, crackers, and pizza: a book about shapes by Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler ; illustrations by Steven Hayes ; prepared under the direction of Robert Hillerich
Good food by written by DeMar Reggier ; illustrated by...
You can't take a balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts by story by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser
Giraffes can't dance by Giles Andreae ; illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen ; pictures by Kadir Nelson
The barn dance by Pat Hutchins
Elephants cannot dance! by Mo Willems
Dancing with the star by Alex Harvey ; illustrated by Stephen Reed
Practice makes perfect by text and jacket art by Rosemary Wells ; interior illustrations by Jody Wheeler
The smile by Donna Jo Napoli
Leonardo's shadow: or, My astonishing life as Leonardo da...
Kids make music!: clapping & tapping from Bach to rock by Avery Hart and Paul Mantell ; illustrated by Loretta Trezzo Braren
M is for melody: a music alphabet by written by Kathy-jo Wargin and illustrated by Katherine Larson
Linnea in Monet's garden by text, Christina Bjork ; drawings, Lena...
Caillou [videodisc]: Caillou the creative by Cinar Productions
Dora the explorer [videodisc]: Dance to the rescue by directed by Ray Pointer ; written by Eric Weiner
Angelina Ballerina. Love to dance [videodisc]
The Wiggles [videodisc]: You make me feel like dancing: Learn to move to the music! by...
Bounce & boogie [sound recording] by Greg & Steve
Dance along [sound recording]
Dancin' tunes [sound recording]
Disney's dance along [sound recording]
Greatest dance hits [sound recording] by Sugar Beats
Jumpin' & jammin' [sound recording] by Greg & Steve
Kids' dance party [sound...
The Children's Library has lots of nonfiction on your favorite geeky subjects. Here are some fun ones to help you geek out.
The dangerous book for boys by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
Star Wars head to head by Pablo Hidalgo
Lego Star wars: character encyclopedia by written by Hannah Dolan with...
Check out one of these fun foodie picture books to earn your Chow Down badge.Pete's a pizza by William Steig
The apple pie tree by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern
Growing vegetable soup by written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Who took the cookies from the cookie jar? by Bonnie Lass &...
Check out some of these foodie chapter books to earn your Chow Down badge.
My chocolate year by Charlotte Herman ; [illustrations by LeUyen Pham]
Katie and the cupcake cure by Coco Simon
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli ; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Lucky for good by Susan Patron ;...
Mission unstoppable by Dan Gutman
Itch: the explosive adventures of an element hunter by Simon Mayo
The billionaire's curse by Richard Newsome ; illustrated by Jonny Duddle
Ruby Redfort: look into my eyes by Lauren Child
Young samurai: the way of the warrior by Chris Bradford
Copper by Rebecca...
The Floating Islands by Rachel Neumeier
City of fire by Laurence Yep
Poison by Bridget Zinn
Dragon run by Patrick Matthews
The flame in the mist by Kit Grindstaff
Winterling by Sarah Prineas
Bad unicorn by Platte F. Clark
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson ; illustrations by Ben McSweeney
Hey Kids! Are you a lover of animals? If so, check out these awesome animal books and get your Animal Lover Badge.
My farm friends by Wendell Minor
Chicken, chicken, duck! by Nadia Krilanovich
Gilbert Goldfish wants a pet by Kelly DiPucchio; illustrated by Bob Shea
Purple Little Bird...
Pot-bellied pigs: a complete and up-to-date guide by Dennis Kelsey-Wood
The chinchilla handbook: filled with full-color photographs by Sharon L. Vanderlip; illustrations by Michele Earle-Bridges
Cockatiels: everything about purchase, care, behavior, and health by Thomas Haupt and Julie Rach Mancini...
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...
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
Beautiful babies: nutrition for fertility, pregnancy,...
Sneaky art: crafty surprises to hide in plain sight by Marthe JocelynPet crafts: everything you need to become your pet's craft star! by Megan FridayStar Wars origami: 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away— by Chris AlexanderFood art by Jeanette RyallThe kids' guide to duct...
The blood stone by Jamila Gavin
Destiny, rewritten by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
Breaking Stalin's nose by written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
Ben and me: a new and astonishing life of Benjamin Franklin as written by his good mouse Amos by lately discovered, edited & illustrated by Robert Lawson...
Earn your Be Creative badge and learn a new craft all at the same time! Don't forget to share your finished project!The complete book of home crafts: projects for adventurous beginners by edited by Carine Tracanelli
175 easy-to-do everyday crafts by edited by Sharon Dunn Umnik
The crafty diva's D.I...
Has watching the 21 baby ducks in the Baby nook area sparked some duck love at your house? There are lots of really fun duck themed books and movies here at Canton Public Library.
10 little rubber ducks by Eric Carle
Charlie at the zoo by Marcus Pfister ; translated by J. Alison James
George Washington, spymaster: how the Americans outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War by Thomas B. Allen ; featuring illustrations by Cheryl HarnessThe worst of friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the true story of an American feud by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain ; illustrations by...
Poetry can be celebrated the year-round, but especially so in April. Established in April 1996, National Poetry Month brings together poets and booksellers, literary organizations and publishers to celebrate the importance of poetry and its vital place in American culture. We at the Canton Public...
If you're looking to expand your music listening from Veggie Tales, here are some new, and classic CDs you might want to trySlugs & bugs & lullabies (CD) [sound recording] by Randall Goodgame
Seeds of courage [sound recording] by Seeds Family Worship
Meet the rizers [sound recording] by...
Here's some great books for those who like fantasy with a little wonder and humor:The false prince by Jennifer A. NielsenThe chaos code by Justin RichardsThe scorpions of Zahir by Christine Brodien-JonesThe Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Looking for songs in other languages? We have many scattered through out the children's CD collectionOle! Ole! Ole! [sound recording]: Dr. Jean en español by Dr. Jean Feldman
Beth Manners' playtime Spanish for kids [sound recording] by Manners, Beth
Universe of song [sound recording] Spanish by...
On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. 5 drawings by Degas were among the missing. B.A. Shapiro draws from this fact for her novel--The Art Forger.
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Where's my teddy? by Jez AlboroughAnimals should definitely not wear clothing by written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron BarrettMike Mulligan and his steam shovel; story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968The very hungry caterpillar by Eric CarleFreight train by...
The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao has been awarded the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature for the year 2013. This heart-moving tale about a captive silverback gorilla was inspired by a true story. Ivan...