May We Suggest http://www.cantonpl.org/special/may-we-suggest All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/remembering-martin-luther-king-jr <p><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_King_Jr_NYWTS_5.jpg"><img src="/sites/default/files/images/MLK_with_Coretta.preview.jpg" alt="" style="float:right;" /></a>Today we honor the life of <a href="http://www.kinginstitute.info/">Martin Luther King Jr</a>., the civil rights leader who would have turned 84 this year. A federal holiday to honor King, who was assassinated in April 1968, was first observed in 1986. Congress also designated it a <a href="http://mlkday.gov/">national day of service</a> in 1994.</p> <h3>Books</h3> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1438206"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1438206.jpg" /></span>April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and transformation of America</a> by Michael Eric Dyson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1378007"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1378007.jpg" /></span>At Canaan's edge: America in the King years 1965-68</a> by Taylor Branch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162500"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162500.jpg" /></span>The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.</a> by edited by Clayborne Carson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520405"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520405.jpg" /></span>Behind the dream: the making of the speech that transformed a nation</a> by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1281227"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1281227.jpg" /></span>The dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation</a> by Drew D. Hansen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405182"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405182.jpg" /></span>Going down Jericho Road: the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign</a> by Michael K. Honey</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1225014"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1225014.jpg" /></span>Martin Luther King, Jr.</a> by Marshall Frady</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1006728"><span class="jacket"></span>Parting the waters: America in the King years, 1954-1963</a> by Taylor Branch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1525454"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1525454.jpg" /></span>Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65</a> by Taylor Branch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1118949"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1118949.jpg" /></span>The preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the word that moved America</a> by Richard Lischer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463150"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463150.jpg" /></span>Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: his life and crusade in pictures</a> by Charles Johnson &amp; Bob Adelman</p> <h3><br />Movies</h3> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322885"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322885.jpg" /></span>Citizen King [videodisc]</a> by a ROJA Productions film for American experience; in association with the BBC and WGBH Boston</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1431420"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1431420.jpg" /></span>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [videodisc]: a historical perspective</a> by producer, Melissa Wegman; written and directed by Thomas Friedman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452665"><span class="jacket"></span>King [videodisc]: go beyond the dream to discover the man</a></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1503537"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1503537.jpg" /></span>A ripple of hope [videodisc]</a> by Covenant Productions</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1402113"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1402113.jpg" /></span>We shall not be moved [videodisc]</a> by FamilyNet Television; Faith and Value Media; producer, writer, director, Bernie Hargis</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/remembering-martin-luther-king-jr#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest African Americans Civil Rights civil rights movement Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:37:10 +0000 SuzyQ 44085 at http://www.cantonpl.org Canton Seniors Book Discussion: January - June 2015 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/canton-seniors-book-discussion-january-june-2015 The Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00PM-3:00PM in Canton Public Library's Group Study Room A.  Over the next six months we will be discussing a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles.<br /><div><br /><div>January 22<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>  <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544022~S1">Canada</a> by Richard Ford</div><br /><div>February 26<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>  <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1372889~S10">90 Minutes in Heaven: a True Story of Life and Death </a>by Don Piper <span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>with Cecil Murphey</div><br /><div>March 26<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>  <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1369552~S1">The Sea</a> by John Banville</div><br /><div>April 23<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>   <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1562976~S10">Sight Reading </a>by Daphne Kalotay</div><br /><div>May 28<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>  <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575556~S10">The One-Eyed Man: a Fugue, with Winds and Accompaniment</a> by L. E. <span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>Modesitt, Jr.</div><br /><div>June 25<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>  <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579496~S10">The Paris Architect</a> by Charles Belfoure</div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/canton-seniors-book-discussion-january-june-2015#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Audiobook Books Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Science Fiction Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group May We Suggest Wed, 07 Jan 2015 21:58:33 +0000 madame librarian 77157 at http://www.cantonpl.org Canton Seniors Book Discussion 2014 Picks http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/canton-seniors-book-discussion-2014-picks <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598679"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598679.jpg" /></span>The thing with feathers: the surprising lives of birds and what they reveal about being human</a> by Noah Strycker</p> <div><br />  <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1261644"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1261644.jpg" /></span>Rocket boys [large print]: a memoir</a> by Homer H. Hickam Jr</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1558467"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1558467.jpg" /></span>Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore</a> by Robin Sloan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1511306"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1511306.jpg" /></span>Unbroken [large print]: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption</a> by Laura Hillenbrand</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1503508"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1503508.jpg" /></span>Fall of giants</a> by Ken Follett</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548948"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548948.jpg" /></span>Winter of the world</a> by Ken Follett</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553539"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553539.jpg" /></span>Fifty shades of Grey [large print]</a> by E.L. James</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record">The Glassblower by Petra Durst-Benning</p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;">Dog Water Free: A Memoir by Michael Jay (Kindle Edition Only)</span></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p>  </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/canton-seniors-book-discussion-2014-picks#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Biography Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest aerospace engineers bookstore employees bookstores Century Trilogy conspiracy theories erotic fiction Germany glassmaking Japan man-woman relationships NASA prisoners of war World War II Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:51:43 +0000 madame librarian 77151 at http://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: Award Winners 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-award-winners-2014 Looking for a good read?  Check out some of this year's award winning Mystery titles for best book.<br /><br /><div><strong>Edgar A. Poe Award for Best Novel, Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel, Dilys Award, Barry Award Best Novel, The Squid, The Macavity Award Best Novel</strong></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1563526"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1563526.jpg" /></span>Ordinary grace: a novel</a> by William Kent Krueger.   Best known for his Conor O'Cork series, Mr. Krueger's stand-alone novel about a young woman's murder and its' impact on family, friends, and community garnered six awards this year.</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div><strong>Nero Wolf Award for Best American Mystery</strong></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1561672"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1561672.jpg" /></span>Murder as a fine art</a> by David Morrell</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><strong><br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><strong>Agatha Christie Award for Best Historical Mystery</strong></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568491"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568491.jpg" /></span>A question of honor</a> by Charles Todd.  </p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><strong><br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><strong>Shamus Award Best P. I. Paperback Original (Private Eye Writers of America)</strong></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564738"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564738.jpg" /></span>Heart of ice</a> by P.J. Parrish</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><strong><br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><strong>Thriller Award Best First Novel (International Thriller Writers)</strong></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1566013"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1566013.jpg" /></span>Red sparrow: a novel</a> by Jason Matthews</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-award-winners-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Audiobook Books Historical Fiction Mystery May We Suggest Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 77032 at http://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: January 2015 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-january-2015 <img width="62" height="100" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/RealMurders.jpg" style="float:left;" />Charlaine Harris's character Aurora Teagarden makes her TV debut on Sunday, January 11 at 9:00PM on the Hallmark Channel Mysteries &amp; Movies Channel. In the first book of the series, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433066~S10">REAL MURDERS</a> twenty-eight-year-old Aurora (Roe) Teagarden is a professional Librarian and belongs to the Real Murders club, a group of 12 enthusiasts who gather monthly to study famous baffling or unsolved crimes. Ms. Harris wrote eight novels featuring Aurora Teagarden between 1990 and 2003. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-january-2015#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Movies & Television Mystery May We Suggest Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76838 at http://www.cantonpl.org Biographies for First Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-first-graders Looking for true stories about real people? Try some of these. Suggestions are geared toward first graders.<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521396"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521396.jpg" /></span>The little plant doctor: a story about George Washington Carver</a> by Jean Marzollo <span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">—</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">An introduction to the life of George Washington Carver.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544372"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544372.jpg" /></span>Annie Jump Cannon, astronomer</a> by Carole Gerber<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">—</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">A biography about an early female astronomer.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570617"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570617.jpg" /></span>War dogs</a> by Kathryn Selbert<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">—</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"> </span>And for another story about a real-life celebrity and her dog, try <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568965~S10">Mister and Lady Day</a>.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572304"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572304.jpg" /></span>Flying solo: how Ruth Elder soared into America's heart</a> by Julie Cummins<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">—</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">An alternative to the multitude of books on Amelia Earhart.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582902"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582902.jpg" /></span>To dare mighty things: the life of Theodore Roosevelt</a> by Doreen Rappaport<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">—</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">Looking for a president to learn about? Try Teddy Roosevelt (and nearby are biographies on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/dRoosevelt%2C+Franklin+D.+%28Franklin+Delano%29%2C+1882-1945+--+Juvenile+literature/droosevelt+franklin+d+franklin+delano+1882+1945+juvenile+literature/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/exact&amp;FF=droosevelt+franklin+d+franklin+delano+1882+1945+juvenile+literature&amp;1%2C16%2C">Franklin Delano</a> and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/dRoosevelt%2C+Eleanor/droosevelt+eleanor/1%2C14%2C68%2CB/exact&amp;FF=droosevelt+eleanor+1884+1962+juvenile+literature&amp;1%2C11%2C/indexsort=-">Eleanor</a>).</span></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-first-graders#comments Beginning Readers Kids Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:47:38 +0000 strande 76937 at http://www.cantonpl.org Thorndyke Thoughts: Paddington on the Big Screen http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/thorndyke-thoughts-paddington-big-screen <div>Hey Kids,</div><br /><div>I’m so excited to announce a dear friend of mine is <a href="http://www.paddington.com/us/the-movie/about-the-movie/">coming to the big screen</a> in January. On my birthday. Some of you may be familiar with my marmalade-loving buddy, Paddington, but if not, be sure to check him out here before seeing him in theaters. I’ve made some handy lists below of bear stories, some that are also available as movies. What are some of your favorite bear stories? You can tell me in the comments or stop by to chat the next time you’re in the library.</div><div> </div><div><h3>“Classic” Bears</h3></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1031075"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1031075.jpg" /></span>A bear called Paddington</a> by Michael Bond ; with drawings by Peggy Fortnum</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1181861"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1181861.jpg" /></span>Who were they really?: the true stories behind famous characters</a> by Susan Beth Pfeffer</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1396570"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1396570.jpg" /></span>Winnie-the-Pooh</a> by A.A. Milne ; with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1021610"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1021610.jpg" /></span>The Berenstain bears and the missing honey</a> by Stan &amp; Jan Berenstain</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1390992"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1390992.jpg" /></span>Corduroy lost and found</a> by B.G. Hennessy ; illustrations by Jody Wheeler</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1426475"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1426475.jpg" /></span>Goldilocks and the three bears</a> by retold and illustrated by Jan Brett</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div><h3>Favorite Bear Stories from 2014</h3></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1601323"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1601323.jpg" /></span>Three bears in a boat</a> by David Soman</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1618106"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1618106.jpg" /></span>Something about a bear</a> by Jackie Morris</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1606659"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1606659.jpg" /></span>A library book for Bear</a> by Bonny Becker ; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597120"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597120.jpg" /></span>Wild about bears</a> by Jeannie Brett</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600083"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1600083.jpg" /></span>Brother Hugo and the bear</a> by written by Katy Beebe ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581930"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581930.jpg" /></span>Goose the Bear</a> by Katja Gehrmann ; translated by Connie Stradling Morby</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/thorndyke-thoughts-paddington-big-screen#comments Kids Movies & Television May We Suggest Bear stories Bears Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:42:21 +0000 Thorndyke 77141 at http://www.cantonpl.org Realistic Fiction for First Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-first-grade Want stories about regular people like you? Try these suggestions.<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1513479"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1513479.jpg" /></span>Bink &amp; Gollie</a> by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> — </span><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;">This is the start of a series about two very different friends. Look for the rest of the Bink and Gollie stories at JFICTION DICAMILLO.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1073235"><span class="jacket"></span>Henry and Mudge</a> by Cynthia Rylant<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> — </span>find more in this series by searching for <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=Henry+and+Mudge&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">Henry and Mudge</a>.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420390"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1420390.jpg" /></span>Soupy Saturdays: with the Pain &amp; the Great One</a> by Judy Blume <span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">— </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">Sibling rivalry abounds. More stories about Pain and the Great One in the fiction shelves at JFICTION BLUME.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1061680"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1061680.jpg" /></span>The stories Julian tells</a> by Ann Cameron <span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">— Look for more stories about Julian and his friend Gloria nearby at JFICTION CAMERON.</span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617696"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617696.jpg" /></span>Dory Fantasmagory</a> by Abby Hanlon<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">— About a little sister whose nickname is is "Rascal."</span></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-first-grade#comments Beginning Readers Kids Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:10:20 +0000 strande 77139 at http://www.cantonpl.org Year 2014 Top Audiobook Picks http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/year-2014-top-audio-picks <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567933"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567933.jpg" /></span>And the mountains echoed [sound recording]</a> by Khaled Hosseini</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1601243"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1601243.jpg" /></span>The Beekeeper's Ball [sound recording]</a> by Susan Wiggs</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1621085"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1621085.jpg" /></span>Big little lies [sound recording]</a> by y Liane Moriarty</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1612832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1612832.jpg" /></span>How we got to now [sound recording]: six innovations that made the modern world</a> by Steven Johnson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1605792"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1605792.jpg" /></span>One plus one [sound recording]: a novel</a> by Jojo Moyes</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579496"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579496.jpg" /></span>The Paris architect [sound recording]: a novel</a> by Charles Belfoure</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582380"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582380.jpg" /></span>The Rosie project [sound recording]</a> by Graeme Simsion</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1612839"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1612839.jpg" /></span>Somewhere safe with somebody good [sound recording]</a> by Jan Karon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598980"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598980.jpg" /></span>The storied life of A.J. Fikry [sound recording]: a novel</a> by Gabrielle Zevin</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/year-2014-top-audio-picks#comments Adults Audiobook May We Suggest Staff Recommendations Fri, 02 Jan 2015 21:13:41 +0000 daviscrl 77097 at http://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print January 2015 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-january-2015 <p>Check out recent bestsellers available in Large Print.<br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602841"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602841.jpg" /></span>The burning room [large print]: a novel</a> by Michael Connelly</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1615778"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1615778.jpg" /></span>Gray Mountain [large print]: a novel</a> by John Grisham</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1511306"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1511306.jpg" /></span>Unbroken [large print]: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption</a> by Laura Hillenbrand</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1558413"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1558413.jpg" /></span>Gone girl [large print]: a novel</a> by Gillian Flynn</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1608271"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1608271.jpg" /></span>Hope to die [large print]</a> by James Patterson</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-january-2015#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Historical Fiction Mystery Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 77074 at http://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: January 2015 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-january-2015-0 M.C. Beaton's first Agatha Raisin mystery has been made into a television movie. It premiers in Great Britain on Boxing Day (December 26), hopefully we will be seeing “<img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/mcbeaton.jpg" alt="" class="image image-preview" width="107" height="144" style="float:left;border:1px solid #111111;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1539337~S10">Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death</a>” in the States soon. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-january-2015-0#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Audiobook Books Movies & Television Mystery May We Suggest Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:24:36 +0000 madame librarian 77031 at http://www.cantonpl.org LOL Audiobooks to check out/download http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/lol-audiobooks-check-outdownload <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1483581"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1483581.jpg" /></span>Good omens [sound recording]</a> by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett</p> <p>According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. . </p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1202954"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1202954.jpg" /></span>A walk in the woods [sound recording]: [rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail]</a> by Bill Bryson</p> <p> Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you'll find to the Appalachian Trail. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the trail and to some of the other hardy (or just foolhardy) folks he meets along the way-and a couple of bears. Already a classic, "A Walk in the Woods " will make you long for the great outdoors (or at least a comfortable chair to sit and read in). </p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1377583"><span class="jacket"></span>Confessions of a shopaholic [sound recording]</a> by Sophie Kinsella</p> <p>Becky Bloomwood is bored to death writing for Successful Saving. So, with a handsome credit line from her bank, she liberates herself the best way she knows how-- by shopping! Think of it as an investment, she tells herself. But, soon she is buried in bank notices and cursed VISA bills</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1621003"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1621003.jpg" /></span>As you wish [sound recording]: inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride</a> by Cary Elwes, with Joe Layden ; [foreword by Rob Reiner]</p> <p>From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner. </p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524266"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524266.jpg" /></span>Bossypants [sound recording]</a> by Tina Fey</p> <p>Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. </p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1592094"><span class="jacket"></span>Dead end gene pool [electronic resource]</a> by Wendy Burden</p> <p>In the tradition of Sean Wilsey's Oh The Glory of It All and Augusten Burrough's Running With Scissors, in Dead End Gene Pool, Wendy invites readers to meet her tragically flawed family, including an uncle with a fondness for Hitler, a grandfather who believes you can never have enough household staff, and a remarkably flatulent grandmother. </p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1459562"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1459562.jpg" /></span>I was told there'd be cake [sound recording]: essays</a> by Sloane Crosley</p> <p>From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/lol-audiobooks-check-outdownload#comments Adults Audiobook Comedy May We Suggest audiobooks comedy funny LOL May We Suggest Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:41:05 +0000 Boydl 77009 at http://www.cantonpl.org Epic Fantasy for Teens http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/epic-fantasy-teens <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547478"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547478.jpg" /></span>The false prince</a> by Jennifer A. Nielsen</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1495614"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1495614.jpg" /></span>Graceling</a> by Kristin Cashore</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547237"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547237.jpg" /></span>Grave mercy</a> by Robin LaFevers</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1555458"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1555458.jpg" /></span>Throne of glass</a> by Sarah J. Maas</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573107"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573107.jpg" /></span>Shadow and bone</a> by Leigh Bardugo</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1562258"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1562258.jpg" /></span>Falling kingdoms</a> by Morgan Rhodes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1556849"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1556849.jpg" /></span>The Paladin prophecy. Book 1</a> by Mark Frost</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494708"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494708.jpg" /></span>Finnikin of the rock</a> by Melina Marchetta</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581787"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581787.jpg" /></span>Angelfall</a> by Susan Ee</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567472"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567472.jpg" /></span>Soulbound</a> by Heather Brewer</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598199"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598199.jpg" /></span>The story of Owen: dragon slayer of Trondheim</a> by E. K. Johnston</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576590"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576590.jpg" /></span>The burning sky</a> by Sherry Thomas</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/epic-fantasy-teens#comments Teens Fiction Fantasy May We Suggest Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:48:07 +0000 Brad B. 76976 at http://www.cantonpl.org Teen Mysteries http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-mysteries <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1615935"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1615935.jpg" /></span>Trust me, I'm lying</a> by Mary Elizabeth Summer</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1611357"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1611357.jpg" /></span>Jackaby</a> by William Ritter</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576550"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576550.jpg" /></span>Also known as</a> by Robin Benway</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581789"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581789.jpg" /></span>The Naturals</a> by Jennifer Lynn Barnes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1360624"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1360624.jpg" /></span>Jimmy Coates: assassin?</a> by Joe Craig</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596546"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596546.jpg" /></span>We were liars</a> by E. Lockhart</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1562238"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1562238.jpg" /></span>Etiquette &amp; espionage</a> by Gail Carriger</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553581"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553581.jpg" /></span>Confessions of a murder suspect</a> by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1349111"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1349111.jpg" /></span>SilverFin: a James Bond adventure</a> by Charlie Higson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570505"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570505.jpg" /></span>Mind games</a> by Kiersten White</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1517156"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1517156.jpg" /></span>The lying game</a> by Sara Shepard</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610495"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610495.jpg" /></span>Kiss kill vanish</a> by Jessica Martinez</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542780"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542780.jpg" /></span>The name of the star</a> by Maureen Johnson</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-mysteries#comments Teens Fiction Mystery May We Suggest Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:32:51 +0000 Brad B. 76975 at http://www.cantonpl.org Grades 6-9 Winter themed reading http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/grades-6-9-winter-themed-reading <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1128998"><span class="jacket"></span>Brian's winter</a> by Gary Paulsen</p> <span id="freeText6893629157998160833"></span><p>He would have to find some way to protect himself, some weapon. The fire worked well when it was burning, but it had burned down. His hatchet and knife would have done nothing more than make the bear really angry -- something he did not like to think about -- and his bow was good only for smaller game. He had never tried to shoot anything bigger than a foolbird or rabbit with it and doubted that the bow would push the arrow deep enough to do anything but -- again -- make the bear really made. <br /> He bundled in his bag that night, the end of the two weeks of warm weather. He kept putting wood on the fire, half afraid the bear would come back. All the while he tried to think of a solution.<br /> But in reality, the bear was not his primary adversary. Nor was the wolf, nor any animal. Brian had become his own worst enemy because in all the business of hunting, fishing and surviving he had forgotten the primary rule: Always, "always" pay attention to what was happening. Everything in nature means something and he had missed the warnings that summer was ending, had in many ways already ended, and what was coming would be the most dangerous thing he had faced since the plane crashed.</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1026593"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1026593.jpg" /></span>Julie of the wolves</a> by Jean Craighead George ; pictures by John Schoenherr</p> <p>Miyax, like many adolescents, is torn. But unlike most, her choices may determine whether she lives or dies. At 13, an orphan, and unhappily married, Miyax runs away from her husband's parents' home, hoping to reach San Francisco and her pen pal. But she becomes lost in the vast Alaskan tundra, with no food, no shelter, and no idea which is the way to safety. Now, more than ever, she must look hard at who she really is. Is she Miyax, Eskimo girl of the old ways? Or is she Julie (her "gussak"-white people-name), the modernized teenager who must mock the traditional customs? And when a pack of wolves begins to accept her into their community, Miyax must learn to think like a wolf as well. If she trusts her Eskimo instincts, will she stand a chance of surviving?</p><hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1601996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1601996.jpg" /></span>Absolutely Truly</a> by Heather Vogel Frederick</p> <p>An unsent letter in a first edition copy of Charlotte’s Web leads to a hunt for treasure in this heartwarming middle grade mystery from the author of The Mother-Daughter Book Club. Now that Truly Lovejoy’s father has been injured by an IED in Afghanistan and is having trouble finding work back home, the family moves from Texas to tiny Pumpkin Falls, New Hampshire, to take over Lovejoy’s Books, a struggling bookstore that’s been in the family for one hundred years. With two older brothers and two younger sisters clamoring for attention, her mother back in school, and everyone up to their eyebrows trying to keep Lovejoy’s Books afloat, Truly feels more overlooked than usual. So she pours herself into uncovering the mystery of an undelivered letter she finds stuck in a valuable autographed first edtion of Charlotte’s Web, which subsequently goes missing from the bookshop. What’s inside the envelope leads Truly and her new Pumpkin Falls friends on a madcap treasure hunt around town, chasing clues that could spell danger.</p><hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1507331"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1507331.jpg" /></span>The secret life of a snowflake: an up-close look at the art &amp; science of snowflakes</a> by Kenneth Libbrecht</p> <p>Before a snowflake melts on your tongue, it makes an epic journey. This is the beautiful, full-color story of that journey, step by step, from a single snowflake’s creation in the clouds, through its fall to earth, to its brief and sparkling appearance on a child’s mitten. Told by a scientist who knows snowflakes better than almost anyone, the story features his brilliant photographs of real snowflakes, snowflakes forming (in the author’s lab), water evaporating, clouds developing, ice crystals, rain, dew, and frost--all the elements of the world and weather that add up, flake by flake, to the white landscape of winter. Aimed at readers from 6 to 12, The Secret Life of a Snowflake gets to the heart of one of nature’s most magical phenomena while making the wonder of the snowflake all the more real. </p><hr /><p>All reviews taken from www.goodreads.com</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/grades-6-9-winter-themed-reading#comments Tweens Teens Books May We Suggest grade 6-9 junior high middle school tween winter Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:53:25 +0000 Boydl 76945 at http://www.cantonpl.org