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Medical Drama in Books

Before I go to sleep: a novel by S.J. Watson

Coma: a novel by Robin Cook

Contagion by Robin Cook

Cure by Robin Cook

Cutting for stone: a novel by Abraham Verghese

Handle with care: a novel by Jodi Picoult

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson; supplemental material written by Anna Maria Hong

Canton Seniors Book Group April 25, 2013

Canton Seniors Book Group will meet on Thursday, April 25 at 2:00-3:00pm in Canton Public Library's Group Study Room A.  We will be discussing Jeffrey Zaslow's THE GIRLS FROM AMES.  Copies of the book are distributed at the group's meeting or request a copy  at the Adult Help Desk.

The girls from Ames: a story of women & a forty-year friendship by Jeffrey Zaslow

Curtains Up Books for Kids

Did you know that many of the great family movies out there were kids books first? You can earn your "curtains up" badge by reading some of these great titles:

Ella enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

Cheaper by the dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey; (with a new afterword by Ernestine Gilbreth Carey)

Holes by Louis Sachar

White Fang by retold from the Jack London original by Kathleen Olmstead; illustrated by Dan Andreasen

Food-Faring Adventure

The traveling restaurant: Jasper's voyage in three parts: a novel for children by Barbara Else ; [illustrations, Sam Broad] is a savory story featuring twelve-year-old Jasper who must mature very quickly in order to meet the challenges of life suddenly thrust upon him. He is abandoned by his family, he thinks, and soon realizes his baby sister has been kidnapped by the ruthless Lady Gall and her soldiers. She holds the key to restoring the missing magic to Fontania and he must rescue her before they poison her and take control of the kingdom. He gets help from a most unexpected source - the Traveling Resaurant, a mysterious ship serving delicious, magically appearing food and the two owers who operate it. With twists and turns, hidden relationships, fast action, and zany humor, this adventure-fantasy is wonderful summer reading fare.

Youth Time Travel Series

The knight at dawn by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca

Knights of the kitchen table by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Lane Smith

A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle

Honus & me by Dan Gutman

City of masks by Mary Hoffman

The Book of Time by Guillaume Prevost ; translated by William Rodarmor

It's About Time (Youth Books)

Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson

Justin Thyme by Panama Oxridge

The new policeman by Kate Thompson

Ruby red by Kerstin Gier ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

The Brotherhood of the Traveling Underpants by Greg Trine ; art by Rhode Montijo

Archer's quest by Linda Sue Park

If you like Robyn Carr...

If you are a fan of Robyn Carr's Virgin River series or Debbie Macomber's Blossom Street series you may enjoy these authors.

 

Sullivan's Island [Large print]: a Lowcountry tale by Dorothea Benton Frank

Big Stone Gap [large print] by Adriana Trigiani

Lover's leap [Large print] by Emily March

Forsaking all others [large print] by LaVyrle Spencer

A cowboy kind of daddy [Large print] by Cathy Gillen Thacker

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