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...
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...
Awards season is upon us and here are your 2013 Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards:Author Award:"Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America" by Andrea Davis PinkneyAuthor Honor Books: "Each Kindness" by Jacqueline Woodson"No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and...
My life undecided by Jessica Brody
Audrey, wait! by Robin Benway
The sisterhood of the traveling pants by Ann Brashares
Every soul a star: a novel by Wendy Mass
Like adventure, action, and suspense in your books? Try one of these:
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Theodosia Throckmorton and the Serpents of Chaos by R.L. LaFevers
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman
Lovers of dogs and/or dog stories will be delighted to know that a deluge of delights awaits them this publishing season. Here is but a sampling of some recent dog tales. Take your pick of the litter!
A dog called Homeless by Sarah Lean
The vanishing by Christopher Holt
The dogs of winter by Bobbie...
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross [sound recording] by James Patterson
Twelve drummers drumming [sound recording]: a mystery by C.C.
1225 Christmas Tree Lane [sound recording] by Debbie Macomber
A fool's gold Christmas [sound recording] by Susan Mallery
An O'Brien family Christmas [sound recording] by Sherryl Woods
The Christmas wedding [sound recording] by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
The dogs of winter by Bobbie Pyron is an incredible, heart-pounding survival story based on fact. Ivan is but one of 80,000 to 2 million homeless children forced to fend for himself in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union. Most of these abandoned children form packs and live in vacant...
Michigan's own Elmore Leonard was awarded The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the ceremony announcing the 2012 winners of the National Book Award. The round house by Louise Erdrich
The scorpions of Zahir by Christine Brodien-Jones is a riveting, fast-paced mixture of fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, mythology, mystery, family affairs, and travel. Feisty Zagora Pym sets off for Morocco with her astronomy-crazed brother and archaeologist father to connect with a long lost colleague...
The secrets of Shakespeare's grave by Deron R. Hicks ; illustrated by Mark Edward Geyer has action, humor, suspense, and family intrigue. An unscrupulous, greedy relative theatens to take control of the family publishing business from Colophon and Case's father. Enter Julian, an eccentric cousin....
Does the thought of eating meat make you feel just awful? Join me in celebrating National Vegetarian Month, going on now in the month of October. We have a wonderful collection of Vegetarian cookbooks that are sure to get your mouth watering. Even if cooked cow does pass your lips sometimes, don't...
Enjoy these great picture books filled with dinosaur tales:Dinosaur thunder by Marion Dane Bauer ; [illustrated by] Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Dinosoaring by Deb Lund ; illustrated by Howard Fine
The Berenstain Bears dinosaur dig by Jan & Mike Berenstain
Last chance by Norah McClintock is the first book in the Robyn Hunter Mystery series. While working in an animal shelter for the summer, Robyn if forced to confront her fear of dogs as well as Nick, a boy from her past she had hoped never to see again. Nick is one of the juvenile offenders...
'Tis the end of summer and fall is coming! Each season in Michigan has its own beauty and special celebrations. Learn more about seasons from these great books in the Children's Library.
Listen and read along with one of our J Book/CD Kits. You can find them near the music CDs in the Children's Department. Pick some up today for a car trip or for listening at home. Here's a list of some popular choices:
Chrysanthemum [kit] by Kevin Henkes
Amelia Bedelia [kit] by Peggy Parish
The dragon turn by Shane Peacock
The false prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The alchemyst by Michael Scott
Wildwood by Colin Meloy; illustrations by Carson Ellis
Is there a new baby in your house? Read some picture books about older siblings and how they adjust to all the changes that a new baby brings.Sophie and the new baby by Laurence Anholt; illustrated by Catherine Anholt
Hi, new baby! by Robie H. Harris; illustrated by Michael Emberley
Looking for some great Fourth Grade reads? Try some of these:
The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate; illustrations by Patricia Castelao
Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume; illustrated by Roy Doty
Cork & Fuzz by Dori Chaconas; illustrated by Lisa McCue
Dodsworth in Rome by written and illustrated by Tim Egan
Are you in Third Grade and looking for a great book to read? Check out these great books:
Please write in this book by Mary Amato; illustrated by Eric Brace
Brand-new school, brave new Ruby by Derrick Barnes; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton
Ivy and Bean by written by Annie Barrows;...
Parts by Tedd Arnold
Franklin goes to school by [written by] Paulette Bourgeois; [illustrated by] Brenda Clark
Snowmen at night by Caralyn Buehner; pictures by Mark Buehner
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Just got home from the movie theater? Want to hear that great theme song again? Here are some soundtracks from the lastest and greatest family movies for you to enjoy:
Brave [sound recording]: original soundtrack by original score composed by Patrick Doyle
Hugo [sound recording]: original score by...
The wondrous journals of Dr. Wendell Wiggins: describing the most curious, fascinating, sometimes-gruesome, and seemingly impossible creatures that roamed the world before us by Lesley M.M. Blume ; illustrated by David Foote. If you don't know what a paleozoologist is, then read this extremely...
The 2012 London Olympics by Nick Hunter — Last night, sadly, was the closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. It was such a spectacle to watch and I have to admit, I may be going through Olympic withdrawal. Are you? Have no fear! We have great books on London, Brazil (where Rio de...
Every year, at this time, kids are preparing to go back to school. Here is a list of some great stories to help everyone get ready for that fun first day!
It's my school by Sally Grindley; illustrations by Margaret Chamberlain
Mr. Ouchy's first day by B.G. Hennessy; illustrated by Paul Meisel
The phantom of the post office by Kate Klise — will bring you up to speed on this next generation of electronic communication if you are not. In book four of 43 Old Cemetery Road you will also meet a new, mysterious ghost and Seymour may actually find a human friend his age. Mystery, humor,...
Did you know the library has a great collection of international language items for kids? Among those many items, we have some fun picture books in Spanish. Check out some of the suggestions below:Bravo! by Ginger Foglesong Guy ; illustrated by Rene King MorenoFloating on Mama's song = Flotando con...
There's still plenty of time to hit the beach this summer. Here are some great picture books full of beachy fun to read before you go.A beach tail by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Floyd CooperThe boy on the beach by story and pictures by Niki DalyMermaids Parade by Melanie Hope Greenberg
Like the Clique series? Try one of these:The earth, my butt, and other big, round things by Carolyn MacklerTtyl by Lauren MyracleThe daughters by Joanna Philbin
Here's some great non-fiction books about animals for kids:Sharks! by Anne SchreiberBackyard detective: critters up close by Nic BishopMonster hunt: exploring mysterious creatures by with Jim Arnosky
Do you like Michigan Chillers, or R.L. Stine? Want something funny and frightening? Try one of these: Invasion of the road weenies: and other warped and creepy tales by David LubarThe name of this book is secret by Pseudonymous Bosch ; illustrations by Gilbert Ford
Have a long car trip planned? Looking for some fun music to entertain the whole family? Here is a list of some great car tunes everyone will love.Mater's car tunes [sound recording]: rock and rust with songs inspired by Disney-Pixar Cars!Wee sing in the car [sound recording] by Pamela Conn Beall...
The dragon turn by Shane Peacock will captivate readers, even if they have not read the first four cases in the award winnning The Boy Sherlock Holmes series. Actually, Sherlock is an astute teen, not boy, in these books and in addition to solving crimes Scotland Yard cannot, he is dealing with...
Check out these great reads about the creepiest, crawliest creatures around!
Incredible arachnids by John Townsend
Ant lions and lacewings by text by Elaine Pascoe; photographs by Dwight Kuhn
Goliath bird-eating spiders and other extreme bugs by Deirdre A.
Comic-Con 2012 is underway this weekend in San Diego, California. Your favorite books, movies, and TV shows are all present at this pop culture extravaganza. Get into the spirit by catching up on your favorites.
The hobbit, or, there and back again by J.R.R. Tolkien — Peter Jackson adds to his...
The great cake mystery: Precious Ramotswe's very first case by Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh is a delightful read and a quick way to claim the Sleuth It badge in the CYS program. It is written by the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (an adult series...
The case of the mystery meat loaf by David Lewman
Sleepy time crime by Sarah Hines Stephens ; illustrated by Art Baltazar
Hold the pickles by Vicki Grant
The great turkey heist by created by Gertrude Chandler Warner ; illustrated by Robert Papp
If you liked the Mysterious Benedict Society, then try one of these books:The mysterious case of the Allbright Academy by Diane StanleyChasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett ; with artwork by Brett HelquistThe name of this book is secret by Pseudonymous Bosch ; illustrations by Gilbert Ford
Here's some great realistic fiction for tweens:
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary; illustrated by Tracy Dockray
Every soul a star: a novel by Wendy Mass
The secret language of girls by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Enjoy some wonderful picture books that celebrate America and our independence!Apple pie 4th of July by Janet S. Wong ; pictures by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Celebration! by Jane Resh Thomas ; illustrated by Raul Colon
Cranberry summer by Wende and Harry Devlin