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Linus the vegetarian T. Rex by Robert Neubecker V is for vegan: the ABCs of being kind by written and illustrated by Ruby Roth Going vegan: a healthy guide to making the switch by Dana Meachen Rau Vegan is love: having heart and taking action by written & illustrated by Ruby Roth That's why...
These captivating series feature beloved and unforgettable characters, and are perfect for readers who are transitioning from easy readers to chapter books.Cam Jansen: the mystery of the U.F.O. by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti Clementine by Sara Pennypacker ; with illustrations by...
Whittington by Alan Armstrong ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak bandits by Michael D. Beil A summer spell by Sue Bentley ; illustrated by Angela Swan The amazing story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo My unwilling witch goes to ballet school by Hiawyn Oram, Sarah...
Python for kids: a playful introduction to programming by Jason R. Briggs Learn to program with Scratch: a visual introduction to programming with games, art, science, and math by Majed Marji Cool circuits by Susan Martineau and Nick Bushell ; illustrations by Martin Ursell Hello world!: computer...
Brick Shakespeare: the tragedies— Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar by as told and illustrated by John McCann, Monica Sweeney, and Becky Thomas Brick Shakespeare: the comedies— A midsummer night's dream, The tempest, Much ado about nothing, and The taming of the shrew by as told...
Passport on a plate: a round-the-world cookbook for children by Diane Simone Vezza ; illustrated by Susan Greenstein One world kids cookbook by Sean Mendez ; foreword by Ferran Adriá Kids around the world cook!: the best foods and recipes from many lands by Arlette N. Braman ; illustrated by Jo-...
Cool fabric projects: creative ways to upcycle your trash into treasure by Pam Scheunemann Earth-friendly clay crafts in 5 easy steps by Anna Llimós Nature crafts by Annalees Lim Cool crafts with old t-shirts: green projects for resourceful kids by Carol Sirrine Cool crafts with old wrappers, cans...
Honus & me by Dan Gutman Secret in the tower: a tale of the American Revolution by Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Greg Call Dinosaurs before dark by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca Rush Revere and the brave pilgrims: time-travel adventures with exceptional Americans by Rush...
No ordinary family by Ute Krause ; [translated by Nicholas Miller] Family and friends by Kathy Thornborough ; illustrations by Kathleen Petelinsek What makes a family? by Diana Kenney, M.A.Ed., NBCT Love is a family by Roma Downey ; illus. by Justine Gasquet Stella brings the family by Miriam B...
Mary Walker wears the pants: the true story of the doctor, reformer, and Civil War hero by Cheryl Harness ; illustrated by Carlo Molinari Who says women can't be doctors?: the story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman A boy named Beckoning: the true story of...
Aliens attack! by Lisa Shea — More Marvel characters can be found in J READER MAR, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Avengers. Batman: going ape by Laurie S. Sutton — More DC characters can be found in J READER DC, including Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Batman...
Lola at the library by Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw Library lion by Michelle Knudsen ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes The librarian of Basra: a true story from Iraq by written & illustrated by Jeanette Winter The library dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Michael P...
Wild about Michigan birds: a youth's guide to the birds of Michigan by Adele Porter Field guide to birds Michigan by [edited by] JonL. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer Wild about Michigan birds: for bird lovers of all ages by Adele Porter Birds of Michigan: field guide by Stan Tekiela
Beetle busters: a rogue insect and the people who track it by Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz ; tree and forest illustrations by Rachel Newborn Face bug by poems by J. Patrick Lewis ; photographs by Frederic B. Siskind ; illustrations by Kelly Murphy Bug detective:...
Have you ever seen a beautiful painting and wanted to know who painted it? Well, look no further than the Canton Public Library! Earn your Be Creative eLectrified Badge by checking out these great resources on some fantastic artists.Who was Claude Monet? [electronic resource] by Ann Waldron ;...
Do you find your drive to work or camp is full of the same old same old? Earn your Around the World eLectrified Badge this summer by listening to music from around the globe. Just be careful you don't start dancing in the seats!Smithsonian folkways world music collection [sound recording] World...
Kids, I know you want to take an adventure this summer, but is a far away vacation out of the picture? Have no fear! Earn your Around the World eLectrified Badge by watching one (or more) of these cool DVD's. Who says you can't travel from the comforts of your own home?Up [videodisc] by Walt Disney...
Here in the Mitten State, we have so many wonderful things to do with your family over the summer! Check out these great websites and earn your My Mitten eLectrified Badge while having a good time too!Pure Michigan Michigan Kids Michigan Animals Michigan Activity Pass 101 Free Things to do with...
Have you ever been to another country? Would you like to go? Explore these great websites and databases we offer at the Canton Public Library! Travelling online is a great way to earn your Around the World eLectrified Badge.CultureGrams Sirs Discover (click on the Countries Button) National...
A great way to explore new places is through books. Be sure to read a few of these and earn your Around the World Super Bookworm Badge!In the Forbidden City by [written by Chiu Kwong-chiu ; designed and illustrated by Design and Cultural Studies Workshop ; translation by Ben Wang] We visit India by...
During the summer, keeping up on your reading should be fun and relaxing! Check out these great Early Chapter Books and Readers available on Tumblebooks. Reading any of these will help you earn your Animal Lover eLectrified Badge. In order to find the books, simply follow the link and type the...
During the summer, it is a great time to keep learning about all the amazing animals in the world around us and earn your Animal Lover eLectrified Badge! The online resource, Tumblebooks, provides great options that are both colorful and informative. You can find each of these titles on their site...
Are you stumped trying to figure out how to earn your Animal Lover eLectrified badge? Check out this great list of Animal Picture Books we offer on our awesome website, Tumblebooks.  You can find each of these titles by using the search box at the top of the Tumblebooks site. Enjoy!Duck! Rabbit! by...
Ever wonder about the authors and illustrators behind your favorite stories? Or the reporters behind the news? These biographies tell of fascinating lives and in some cases, the real-life inspiration behind the writing. A home for Mr. Emerson by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham...
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by James E. Ransome The boy in number four by Kara Kootstra ; illustrated by Regan Thomson ; with an afterword by Bobby Orr Lewis Tewanima: born to run by Sharon K. Solomon ; illustrated by Lisa Fields Silent star: the story of deaf major leaguer...
Animated picture books are available for Canton patrons on Hoopla. For more instructions on how to access our Hoopla streaming service, check our eMedia page. Secret pizza party [electronic resource] Arnie the doughnut [electronic resource] Dragons love tacos [electronic resource] The pigeon...
Veronica Mars. The complete first season, Disc 1 & 2 [videodisc] Nancy Drew [videodisc] by Jerry Weintraub Productions ; Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios Scooby-Doo's original mysteries [videodisc] by Hanna- Barbera Productions ; based on characters created by...
Tales of the cryptids: mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Kelly Milner Halls, Rick Spears, Roxyanne Young Sea monsters by Melissa Higgins ; content consultant Joseph Nigg, author of Wonder Beasts and other books on mythical animals Bigfoot and other monsters by John Hawkins Mysteries...
Destroy after reading: the world of secret codes by Mary Colson The black book of buried secrets by [written by Mallory Kass] ; introduction by Rick Riordan Betrayed! 1977: the journal of Zeke Moorie by Bill Doyle The secret of the skeleton key by Penny Warner Sly the sleuth and the code mysteries...
Forensic identification: putting a name and face on death by Elizabeth A. Murray Case closed: the real scoop on detective work by Milton Meltzer Bones never lie: how forensics helps solve history's mysteries by Elizabeth MacLeod Criminal investigation by Chris Woodford Forensic science experiments...
Check out these great mysteries for kids, written by authors from right here in Michigan!Mike's mystery by created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Dirk Gringhuis The baseball mystery by [Carole Marsh] The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs ; completed by Brad Strickland ;...
The Bambino and me [kit] by Zachary Hyman ; illustrated by Zachary Pullen Players in pigtails [kit] by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon Heavy hitters [sound recording] by Mike Lupica Hothead [sound recording]: a novel by Cal Ripken, Jr. with Kevin Cowherd Bleachers [sound recording] by...
Clark the Shark tooth trouble by written by Bruce Hale ; illustrated by Guy Francis Little Elephant's blocked trunk by text and illustrations by Dosh Archer Charlie the ranch dog: Charlie goes to the doctor by Ree Drummond, the pioneer woman and Diane deGroat Digger and Daisy go to the doctor by...
These biographies offer only a glimpse into the countries they are from, but might open a window into a new place for you. Please enjoy your travels! If you need to see where all these lands are located, check the globe behind the Children's Reference Desk, or ask a librarian for help....
There is a bird on your head! by Mo Willems Cork & Fuzz by Dori Chaconas ; illustrated by Lisa McCue Brownie & Pearl see the sights by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by Brian Biggs Frog and friends by written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Josée Masse Shoo, Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold Pigsticks and...
See your favorite stories on the big screen. Read the book to earn your Bookworm badge, then watch the movie to earn your eLectrified badge.Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst ; illustrated by Ray Cruz Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad...
Some of these graphic novels describe true events outright, and others are based on real stories, but all of them turn history into a visual treat. Hidden: a child's story of the Holocaust by written by Loïc Dauvillier ; illustrated by Marc Lizano ; color by Greg Salsedo ; translated by Alexis...
The camping trip by Catherine Hapka ; pictures by Anne Kennedy Flat Stanley goes camping by created by Jeff Brown ; by Lori Haskins Houran ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan Rocky and Daisy go camping by Melinda Melton Crow ; illustrated by Mike Brownlow Camping: a Mr. and Mrs. Green adventure by Keith...
True stories about people with a connection to Michigan. For more stories about real people, try our JBIO collection.Young Jerry Ford: athlete and citizen by Hendrik Booraem, V Knucklehead: tall tales and mostly true stories of growing up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka Little Stevie Wonder by Quincy...
Sink your tastebuds into a good movie this summer.Ratatouille [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures presents a Pixar Animation Studios film Cloudy with a chance of meatballs [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation How to eat fried worms [videodisc] by Gran Via ; Imagine...
Read about your favorite artists and creative types. Get inspired this summer to be creative yourself!Gordon Parks: how the photographer captured black and white America by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph Draw what you see: the life and art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen...
Dog-lovers will enjoy these novels for kids that feature "man's best friend."Soldier dog by Sam Angus The incredible journey by Sheila Every Burnford ; with illustrations by Carl BurgerThe amazing odorous adventures of Stinky Dog by James Howe ; illustrated by Brett HelquistThe empty city by Erin...
Food lovers can enjoy these scrumptious stories featuring characters who are cooks or who just love to dabble in the kitchen.Recipe for disaster by Laura Driscoll Ratatouille: the junior novelization by Kitty Richards Madame Pamplemousse and her incredible edibles by Rupert Kingfisher ; illustrated...
Take a taste of some great picture books that put a twist on food and mealtime. They are great for sharing with a hungry young mind!Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett Peanut Butter & Cupcake! by Terry Border The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle Foodie babies...
Like to be grossed out? Check out these books that describe yucky, icky, or downright disgusting stuff from the world of science, from bacteria to body functions. Micro mania: a really close-up look at bacteria, bedbugs & the zillions of other gross little creatures that live in, on & all...
Britt Wilson's cat dad, king of the Goblins by Wilson, Britt, artist, author Spirited away. Vol. 1 by written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki Hilda and the bird parade by Luke Pearson Pippi fixes everything by Astrid Lindgren & Ingrid Vang Nyman ; translated by Tiina Nunnally Comics Squad:...
Learn about the video game industry and the creators and designers behind your favorite games.The history of video games by Lydia Bjornlund Video games: from concept to consumer by Kevin Cunningham The epic evolution of video games by Arie Kaplan The awesome inner workings of video games by Arie...
Looking for some interesting books that aren't too difficult to read? check these out:The ultimate Minecraft comic book: a graphic novel. Volume 1, The curse of Herobrine by Herobrine Comics Bone: tall tales by Jeff Smith ; with Tom Sniegoski ; color by Steve Hamaker Iron Man. Enter the dragon by...
Athlete vs. mathlete: double dribble by W.C. Mack Oil King courage by Sigmund Brouwer Baseball crazy: ten short stories that cover all the bases by edited by Nancy E. Mercado Vanishing act by John Feinstein Gold medal summer by Donna Freitas
The batboy by Mike Lupica Revenge of the bully: a how to beat the bully novel by Scott Starkey Go long! by Tiki and Ronde Barber with Paul Mantell Willie & me: a Baseball card adventure by Dan Gutman Dunk under pressure by Rich Wallace