May We Suggest
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Ratatouille [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures presents a Pixar Animation Studios film — A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession.
Julie & Julia [videodisc] — Julia Child's life is intertwined with the life of Julie Powell who decides to cook every recipe in Child's book "Mastering the art of French cooking" over the course of one year.
Chocolat [videodisc] by Miramax Films ; produced by David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran ; screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs ; directed by Lasse Hallström — A single mother opens a chocolate shop in rural France - with Sunday hours - and meets resistance from the rigidly moral community. But, as the townspeople discover their delicious products, attitudes change.
Waitress [videodisc] by Night and Day Pictures — A young married waitress who bakes wonderful pies discovers that she is pregnant, and as she begins to write letters to her child her life begins to change.
P is for passport: a world alphabet by Devin Scillian
Where on Earth? by [editors, Helen Abramson, Steve Setford, Rona Skene]
The Brontë sisters: the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef
Go! by Daniel Kirk
Dearie: the remarkable life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz
Franz Kafka by Jeremy Adler
Castles of Britain & Ireland by Lise Hull ; photography by Stephen Whitehorne
The 100 best affordable vacations by Jane Woolridge & Larry Bleiberg
Imagining Egypt: a living portrait of the time of the pharaohs by written and illustrated by Mark Millmore
at the Canton Public Library! Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? We have a wonderful International Language section in our Children's Department that has books and DVD's in many different languages including Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, and Tamil. Enjoy earning your Around the World badge!
Looking for a way to earn your Around the World Badge? Here are some great Teen titles to get you on your way!
A bride's story. Vol. 1 by Kaoru Mori ; [translation, William Flanagan ; lettering, Abigail Blackman]
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
The evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Ruby red by Kerstin Gier ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell
Chains [sound recording] by Lauri Halse Anderson
Rules of the road by Joan Bauer
Son of fortune by Victoria McKernan
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 Peel
I'm bored!: inspiring and imaginative ideas for hours of fun by Suzy Barratt and Polly Beard ; illustrated by Sam Holland
Fun on the run: 324 instant family activities by Cynthia L. Copeland ; illustrations by Sanford Hoffman
Corner to Copa: the last game at Tiger Stadium, the first at Comerica Park by illustrations by Mike Thompson ; editor: Tom Panzenhagen
Michigan Wolverines by Ken Rappoport
Mackinac Bridge: the five mile poem by written by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
Mammals of Michigan field guide by Stan Tekiela
Under Michigan: the story of Michigan's rocks and fossils by written and illustrated by Charles Ferguson Barker
Birds of Michigan by Ted Black, Gregory Kennedy ; with contributions from John Acorn ... [et al.]
Spark by Kallie George ; illustrated by Genevèive Côté
Poppy the pirate dog by Liz Kessler ; illustrated by Mike Phillips
The Loopy Coop hens by Janet Morgan Stoeke
A pet named Sneaker by Joan Heilbroner ; illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre
Dodsworth in Tokyo by written and illustrated by Tim Egan
Boris on the move by Andrew Joyner
Penny and her marble by Kevin Henkes