May We Suggest http://www.cantonpl.org/special/may-we-suggest All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US New Books on the History Shelf http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-29 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617722"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617722.jpg" /></span>The Nazis next door: how America became a safe haven for Hitler's men</a> by Eric Lichtblau</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617718"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617718.jpg" /></span>The Georgetown set: friends and rivals in Cold War Washington</a> by Gregg Herken</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617721"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617721.jpg" /></span>Empire of sin: a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans</a> by Gary Krist</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1612953"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1612953.jpg" /></span>Rebellion: the history of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution</a> by Peter Ackroyd</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1618785"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1618785.jpg" /></span>Red Nile: a biography of the world's greatest river</a> by Robert Twigger</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1618758"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1618758.jpg" /></span>Such good girls: the journey of the Holocaust's hidden child survivors</a> by R. D. Rosen</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1613528"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1613528.jpg" /></span>Village of secrets: defying the Nazis in Vichy France</a> by Caroline Moorehead</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-books-history-shelf-29#comments History Parents Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:00 +0000 SuzyQ 76603 at http://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print: Holiday Reads http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-holiday-reads <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488882"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488882.jpg" /></span>Sugar cookie murder [large print]</a> by Joanne Fluke</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1333042"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1333042.jpg" /></span>A Redbird Christmas [large print]: a novel</a> by Fannie Flagg</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1262634"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1262634.jpg" /></span>Skipping Christmas [large print]</a> by John Grisham</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1455465"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1455465.jpg" /></span>A Cedar Cove Christmas [large print]</a> by Debbie Macomber<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1330868"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1330868.jpg" /></span>A Christmas journey [large print]</a> by Anne Perry</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-holiday-reads#comments Fiction Books Historical Fiction Inspirational Fiction Mystery Romance May We Suggest Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76571 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group December 15 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-group-december-15 <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004113&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, December 15 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss</a>: <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1526205"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1526205.jpg" /></span>Before I go to sleep: a novel</a> by S.J. Watson — Christine, suffering from a rare form of amnesia where she cannot retain memories from day to day, starts seeing a new doctor who recommends she keep a journal, and her life starts getting scary when she sees she has written "Don't trust Ben," the man who claims to be her husband.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-group-december-15#comments Adults Programs Contemporary Book Discussion Group May We Suggest Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:00:00 +0000 sobczakd 68325 at http://www.cantonpl.org Native American Fiction http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/native-american-fiction November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate by enjoying these books by Native American authors! <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1551281"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1551281.jpg" /></span>The round house</a> by Louise Erdrich</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1324302"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1324302.jpg" /></span>Ceremony</a> by Leslie Marmon Silko</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1489660"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1489660.jpg" /></span>Skeleton man [electronic resource]</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478105"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1478105.jpg" /></span>War dances</a> by Sherman Alexie</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1116263"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1116263.jpg" /></span>Killing Custer</a> by James Welch with Paul Stekler</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617828"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617828.jpg" /></span>No Name</a> by Tim Tingle</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/native-american-fiction#comments Adults Books May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:30:56 +0000 hathawaym 76530 at http://www.cantonpl.org Gone Girl Read-alikes http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/gone-girl-read-alikes Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn began as a wildly popular book, and is now a wildly popular movie. If you liked either, try these read-alikes!<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572914"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572914.jpg" /></span>The wicked girls</a> by Alex Marwood</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602208"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602208.jpg" /></span>Abroad</a> by Katie Crouch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548056"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548056.jpg" /></span>Broken Harbor</a> by Tana French</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547095"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547095.jpg" /></span>And when she was good</a> by Laura Lippman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567881"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567881.jpg" /></span>The silent wife: a novel</a> by A.S.A. Harrison</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582123"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582123.jpg" /></span>Waiting for Wednesday</a> by Nicci French</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582124"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582124.jpg" /></span>Under a silent moon: a novel</a> by Elizabeth Haynes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1561646"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1561646.jpg" /></span>Reconstructing Amelia: a novel</a> by Kimberly McCreight</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1114286"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1114286.jpg" /></span>In the Lake of the Woods</a> by Tim O'Brien</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1560936"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1560936.jpg" /></span>The dinner: a novel</a> by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/gone-girl-read-alikes#comments Adults Fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:24:17 +0000 hathawaym 76529 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 12th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-12th-grade <p>Here are some great books for 12th grade, complete with fiction and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1615927"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1615927.jpg" /></span>The fall</a> by Bethany Griffin</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1530973"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1530973.jpg" /></span>Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children</a> by Ransom Riggs</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570535"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570535.jpg" /></span>Midwinterblood</a> by Marcus Sedgwick</p> <p></p><p></p><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> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576582"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576582.jpg" /></span>Fangirl</a> by Rainbow Rowell</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574247"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574247.jpg" /></span>Sex and violence: a novel</a> by Carrie Mesrobian</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529494"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529494.jpg" /></span>Ready player one</a> by Ernest Cline</p> <p></p><h3>Historical Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1381801"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1381801.jpg" /></span>The book thief</a> by Markus Zusak</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1395264"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1395264.jpg" /></span>The pox party</a> by taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576128"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576128.jpg" /></span>Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children: the graphic novel</a> by story by Ransom Riggs ; art by Cassandra Jean</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528677"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528677.jpg" /></span>Feynman</a> by written by Jim Ottaviani ; art by Leland Myrick ; coloring by Hilary Sycamore</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602814"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602814.jpg" /></span>This one summer</a> by Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570339"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570339.jpg" /></span>Templar</a> by written by Jordan Mechner ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham &amp; Alex Puvilland ; color by Hilary Sycamore and Alex Campbell</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-12th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Books Graphic Novel May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:01:45 +0000 hathawaym 76528 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 11th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-11th-grade <p>Here are some great books for 11th grade, complete with fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1559851"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1559851.jpg" /></span>The diviners</a> by Libba Bray</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582852"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582852.jpg" /></span>The impossible knife of memory</a> by Laurie Halse Anderson</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542768"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542768.jpg" /></span>Why we broke up: novel</a> by Daniel Handler ; art by Maira Kalman</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568411"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568411.jpg" /></span>Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets</a> by Evan Roskos</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570453"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570453.jpg" /></span>September girls</a> by Bennett Madison</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574229"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574229.jpg" /></span>The coldest girl in Coldtown</a> by Holly Black</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Nonfiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1518194"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1518194.jpg" /></span>Sugar changed the world: a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science</a> by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564443"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564443.jpg" /></span>Courage has no color: the true story of the Triple Nickles: America's first black paratroopers</a> by Tanya Lee Stone</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554970"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1554970.jpg" /></span>Breaker boys: how a photograph helped end child labor</a> by Michael Burgan</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534810"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1534810.jpg" /></span>Anya's ghost</a> by Vera Brosgol</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542378"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542378.jpg" /></span>Zahra's paradise</a> by story by Amir &amp; Khalil ; written by Amir ; artwork by Khalil</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1422682"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1422682.jpg" /></span>The arrival</a> by Shaun Tan</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567645"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567645.jpg" /></span>Relish: my life in the kitchen</a> by Lucy Knisley</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-11th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Graphic Novel May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:38:51 +0000 hathawaym 76527 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for Tenth Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-tenth-grade <p>Here are some suggested reads for tenth grade, with fiction, historical fiction, graphic novels and everything in between. make sure to also check out our other high school lists!</p> <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></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></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576607"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576607.jpg" /></span>The midnight dress</a> by Karen Foxlee</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568388"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568388.jpg" /></span>The summer prince</a> by Alaya Dawn Johnson</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573153"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573153.jpg" /></span>If I ever get out of here: a novel with paintings</a> by Eric Gansworth</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567469"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567469.jpg" /></span>Eleanor &amp; Park</a> by Rainbow Rowell</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Historical Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548813"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548813.jpg" /></span>Code name Verity</a> by Elizabeth Wein</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1270168"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1270168.jpg" /></span>A northern light</a> by Jennifer Donnelly</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1351510"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1351510.jpg" /></span>Code talker: a novel about the Navajo marines of World War Two</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <p></p><p></p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572836"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572836.jpg" /></span>The adventures of Superhero Girl</a> by written and drawn by Faith Erin Hicks ; colors by Cris Peter ; introduction by Kurt Busiek</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573639"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573639.jpg" /></span>Boxers</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573640"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573640.jpg" /></span>Saints</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576159"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576159.jpg" /></span>Delilah Dirk and the Turkish lieutenant</a> by Tony Cliff</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576138"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576138.jpg" /></span>Steve Jobs: genius by design</a> by [by Jason Quinn ; illustrated by Amit Tayal]</p> <p></p><p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-tenth-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:41 +0000 hathawaym 76526 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 9th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-9th-grade There are a ton of great books for ninth grade readers; here are a few from the last several years that really stand out. <p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1556821.jpg" /></span>Dodger by Terry Pratchett</p><p></p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581807"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581807.jpg" /></span>Killer of enemies</a> by Joseph Bruchac</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542752"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542752.jpg" /></span>A brief history of Montmaray</a> by Michelle Cooper</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536425"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1536425.jpg" /></span>The fault in our stars</a> by John Green</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576610"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576610.jpg" /></span>Reality Boy</a> by a novel by A.S. King</p> <p></p><h3>Nonfiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610522"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610522.jpg" /></span>Popular a memoir: Vintage wisdom for a modern geek</a> by Maya Van Wagenen</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564253"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564253.jpg" /></span>Hole in my life</a> by Jack Gantos</p> <p></p><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577197"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577197.jpg" /></span>The Nazi hunters: how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi</a> by Neal Bascomb</p> <p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545344"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545344.jpg" /></span>Friends with boys</a> by Faith Erin Hicks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405521"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405521.jpg" /></span>American born Chinese</a> by Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596414"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596414.jpg" /></span>Dogs of war</a> by Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by Nathan Fox ; colors by Rico Renzi and Guy Major</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-9th-grade#comments Teens Parents Fiction Non-fiction Books Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:43:33 +0000 hathawaym 76525 at http://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 8th Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-8th-grade There are so many great books out there for eight graders! Below are some particularly good ones from recent years, spanning fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and everything in between.<p></p><h3>Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282794"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282794.jpg" /></span>The earth, my butt, and other big, round things</a> by Carolyn Mackler</p> <p></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571619"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1571619.jpg" /></span>Far far away</a> by Tom McNeal, a sinister take on Hansel and Gretel</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1526862"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1526862.jpg" /></span>Akata witch</a> by Nnedi Okorafor, essentially Harry Potter set in Nigeria</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576611"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576611.jpg" /></span>Eat, brains, love</a> by Jeff Hart</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> <p></p><h3>Historical Fiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572441"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572441.jpg" /></span>How I became a ghost: a Choctaw trail of tears story</a> by Tim Tingle</p> <p></p><h3>Nonfiction</h3><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557766.jpg" /></span>Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon</a> by Steve Sheinkin, the true story of espionage and the building of the atomic bomb during WWII</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463224"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463224.jpg" /></span>Charles and Emma: the Darwins' leap of faith</a> by Deborah Heiligman, Charles Darwin and his wife Emma had a loving marriage, despite their very different views on Charles' theory of evolution </p><p></p><h3>Graphic Novels</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568260"><span class="jacket"></span>Will &amp; Whit</a> by Laura Lee Gulledge</p> <br /><p class="book-record"></p><p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577642"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577642.jpg" /></span>How to fake a moon landing: exposing the myths of science denial</a> by Darryl Cunningham ; introduction by Andrew C. Revkin</p> <strong> </strong><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1605635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1605635.jpg" /></span>Treaties, trenches, mud, and blood</a> by Nathan Hale, an amazing nonfiction graphic novel that explores WWI, just as we remember the start of the Great War 100 years ago</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/suggested-reads-8th-grade#comments Tweens Teens Parents Books Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:33:52 +0000 hathawaym 76524 at http://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print: November, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-november-2014 Get a jump on those New Year's Resolutions, books to help you lose weight, forgive and be forgiven, strengthen relationships... <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406758"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406758.jpg" /></span>The five languages of apology [large print]: how to experience healing in all your relationships</a> by Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1340501"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1340501.jpg" /></span>A walk on the beach [large print]: tales of wisdom from an unconventional woman</a> by Joan Anderson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1426879"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1426879.jpg" /></span>Become a better you [large print]: 7 keys to improving your life every day</a> by Joel Osteen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600800"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1600800.jpg" /></span>What are you hungry for? [large print]: the Chopra solution to permanent weight loss, well-being, and lightness of soul</a> by Deepak Chopra</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-november-2014#comments Health Adults Seniors Non-fiction Books May We Suggest forgiveness relationships self-actualization self-realization spirituality weight loss well-being Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76426 at http://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: November 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-october-2014 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597271"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597271.jpg" /></span>The Arnifour affair</a> by Gregory Harris</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597289"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597289.jpg" /></span>Buried</a> by Kate Watterson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602705"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602705.jpg" /></span>Death stalks Door County</a> by Patricia Skalka</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604312"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604312.jpg" /></span>All things murder</a> by Jeanne Quigley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602706"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602706.jpg" /></span>Bloom and doom</a> by Beverly Allen</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-october-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest actresses Adirondack Mountains amateur dectectives bridal boquets Door County England florists London missing persons New York park ranger police detectives Virginia Wisconsin Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76031 at http://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading: November, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-november-2014 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1615221"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1615221.jpg" /></span>An event in autumn</a> by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson.  Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case. </p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1616822"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1616822.jpg" /></span>The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession</a> by Dana Goldstein.  Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1105220"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1105220.jpg" /></span>A share in death</a> by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series.  It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1480440"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1480440.jpg" /></span>The monuments men: Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history</a> by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter.  Seen the movie?  Read the book and join in the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004070&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">discussion</a> on Saturday, November 15 in Canton Public Library's Community Room. </p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1618300"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1618300.jpg" /></span>Speed limits: where time went and why we have so little left</a> by Mark C. Taylor.  The very forces and technologies that were supposed to free us by saving time and labor now trap us in a race we can never win. The faster we move the more we seem to fall behind.  Why?  Is it inevitable? Taylor doesn't think so.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-november-2014#comments Education Health History Religion and Spirituality Science Social Science Technology Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest charter schools England mystery and detective stories police procedurals public schools sweden Teachers time time management World War II Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20:36:02 +0000 madame librarian 76428 at http://www.cantonpl.org Realistic Fiction Suggestions by Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-suggestions-grade <p></p><h3>Kindergarten</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1331064"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1331064.jpg" /></span>Knuffle Bunny: a cautionary tale</a> by Mo Willems — A story for any child who has lost a beloved toy. The story continues in <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420239~S3">Knuffle Bunny, Too</a> and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1513399~S3">Knuffle Bunny Free</a>.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572765"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572765.jpg" /></span>Sophie's squash</a> by Pat Zietlow Miller; illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544482"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544482.jpg" /></span>One special day</a> by written by Lola M. Schaefer; illustrated by Jessica Meserve — A delightful look at becoming a big brother, followed up by <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600088~S3">One Busy Day</a>, about these same siblings a little older.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1506644"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1506644.jpg" /></span>Not all princesses dress in pink</a> by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple Yolen; illustrated by Anne-Sophie Lanquetin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575267"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575267.jpg" /></span>Amazing Monty</a> by Johanna Hurwitz; illustrated by Anik McGrory</p> <p></p><h3>First Grade</h3><p></p> <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; illustrated by Tony Fucile</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1073235"><span class="jacket"></span>Henry and Mudge</a> by Cynthia Rylant; pictures by Sucie Stevenson<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; illustrations by James Stevenson</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; illustrated by Ann Strugnell</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</p> <p></p><h3>Second Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1386825"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1386825.jpg" /></span>Ivy and Bean</a> by written by Annie Barrows; illustrated by Sophie Blackall</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1027554"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1027554.jpg" /></span>Freckle juice</a> by Judy Blume</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250613"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250613.jpg" /></span>Gooney Bird Greene</a> by Lois Lowry: illustrated by Middy Thomas</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1525218"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1525218.jpg" /></span>EllRay Jakes is not a chicken</a> by Sally Warne ; illustrated by Jamie Harper</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1448844"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1448844.jpg" /></span>Alvin Ho allergic to girls, school, and other scary things</a> by Lenore Look; illustrated by LeUyen Pham<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">— Read more about seven-year-old Alvin Ho and his fears by searching for the title <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=Alvin+Ho&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">Alvin Ho</a>.</span></p> <p></p><h3>Third Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1033000"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1033000.jpg" /></span>Ramona the pest</a> by Beverly Cleary  illustrated by Tracy Dockray — Begins a series of tales about Ramona and her family. In this story, Ramona is in Kindergarten, but further adventures take place as she gets older.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1088101"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1088101.jpg" /></span>Yang the youngest and his terrible ear</a> by Lensey Namioka; illustrated by Kees de Kiefte</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392737"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392737.jpg" /></span>Clementine</a> by Sara Pennypacker; illustrations by Marla Frazee<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> The beginning of a series. For more stories about Clementine, head to JFICTION PENNYPACKER. </span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1402614"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1402614.jpg" /></span>Dexter the tough</a> by Margaret Peterson Haddix; illustrated by Mark Elliott</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250618"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250618.jpg" /></span>Starting with Alice</a> by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor — The beginning of a series about Alice, which actually follows her until she grows up.</p> <p></p><h3>Fourth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602761"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602761.jpg" /></span>Tales of a fourth grade nothing</a> by Judy Blume</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1026658"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1026658.jpg" /></span>The best Christmas pageant ever</a> by Barbara Robinson; pictures by Judith Gwyn Brown<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> Although centered on a Christmas pageant, this remains a hilarious story about how people can surprise you. </span></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573907"><span class="jacket"></span>School daze collection</a> by Jerry Spinelli</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353300"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353300.jpg" /></span>The Penderwicks: a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy</a> by Jeanne Birdsall</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547551"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547551.jpg" /></span>Wonder</a> by R.J. Palacio — And if you liked Wonder (or if the hold list is still long), try <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604194~S3">Absolutely Almost</a>.</p> <p></p><h3>Fifth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1187328"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1187328.jpg" /></span>Because of Winn-Dixie</a> by Kate DiCamillo</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1086765"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1086765.jpg" /></span>Shiloh</a> by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1350984"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1350984.jpg" /></span>Lunch money</a> by Andrew Clements; illustrations by Brian Selznick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598903"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598903.jpg" /></span>Hope is a ferris wheel</a> by Robin Herrera</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1034240"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1034240.jpg" /></span>From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler</a> written and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> A sister and brother run away to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.</span></p> <p></p><h3>Sixth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1543244"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1543244.jpg" /></span>Notes from an accidental band geek</a> by Erin Dionne</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435635.jpg" /></span>Waiting for normal</a> by Leslie Connor</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1502515"><span class="jacket"></span>Smile</a> by Raina Telgemeier</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1313749"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1313749.jpg" /></span>The outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place</a> by E.L. Konigsburg</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494697"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494697.jpg" /></span>After ever after</a> by Jordan Sonnenblick</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-suggestions-grade#comments Kids Fiction Realistic Fiction May We Suggest graded reading lists Leveled Reading Lists Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 strande 76383 at http://www.cantonpl.org Biography Suggestions by Grade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biography-suggestions-grade <p>Looking for fascinating stories about real people? Explore the following list for some suggestions.</p> <p></p><h3>Kindergarten</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522909"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522909.jpg" /></span>Mali under the night sky: a Lao story of home</a> by Youme</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529065"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529065.jpg" /></span>The watcher: Jane Goodall's life with the chimps</a> by Jeanette Winter</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544383"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544383.jpg" /></span>Looking at Lincoln</a> by Maira Kalman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568964"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568964.jpg" /></span>The boy who loved math: the improbable life of Paul Erdős</a> by Deborah Heiligman; illustrated by LeUyen Pham</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579161"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579161.jpg" /></span>The tree lady: the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever</a> by H. Joseph Hopkins; illustrated by Jill McElmurry</p> <p></p><h3>First Grade</h3><p></p> <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; illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max</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; illustrated by Christina Wald</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 -- 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; illustrated by Malene R. Laugesen</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; illustrated by C.F. Payne</p> <p></p><h3>Second Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568683"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568683.jpg" /></span>Imogen: the mother of modernism and three boys</a> by Amy Novesky; illustrated by Lisa Congdon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568693"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568693.jpg" /></span>The Beatles were fab (and they were funny)</a> by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer; illustrated by Stacy Innerst</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582910"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582910.jpg" /></span>Footwork: the story of Fred and Adele Astaire</a> by Roxane Orgill; illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604122"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604122.jpg" /></span>Jubilee!: one man's big, bold, and very, very loud celebration of peace</a> by Alicia Potter; illustrated by Matt Tavares</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568681"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568681.jpg" /></span>Look up!: Henrietta Leavitt, pioneering woman astronomer</a> by Robert Burleigh; illustrated by Raúl Colón</p> <p></p><h3>Third Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597161"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597161.jpg" /></span>The house Baba built: an artist's childhood in China</a> by Ed Young, text as told to Libby Koponen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1546663"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1546663.jpg" /></span>Queen of the track: Alice Coachman: Olympic high-jump champion</a> by Heather Lang; illustrated by Floyd Cooper</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1578313"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1578313.jpg" /></span>The mad potter: George E. Ohr, eccentric genius</a> by Jan Greenberg &amp; Sandra Jordan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568691"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568691.jpg" /></span>Mary Walker wears the pants: the true story of the doctor, reformer, and Civil War hero</a> by Cheryl Harness; illustrated by Carlo Molinari</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599400"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599400.jpg" /></span>Shackleton's journey</a> by William Grill</p> <p></p><h3>Fourth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529064"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529064.jpg" /></span>Vincent van Gogh and the colors of the wind</a> by text by Chiara Lossani; illustrations by Octavia Monaco</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1031720"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1031720.jpg" /></span>Sadako and the thousand paper cranes</a> by Eleanor Coerr; paintings by Ronald Himler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568701"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568701.jpg" /></span>Chuck Close: face book</a> by Chuck Close</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582904"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582904.jpg" /></span>A stranger at home: a true story</a> by Christy Jordan-Fenton &amp; Margaret Pokiak-Fenton; artwork by Liz Amini- Holmes -- The continuing story of Olemaun, which was begun in <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570632~S10">Fatty Legs</a>.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1601382"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1601382.jpg" /></span>The pilot and The little prince: the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry</a> by Peter Sis -- If you're interested in reading the classic story of The Little Prince, look in <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602764~S10">JFICTION SAINT-EXUPERY</a>.</p> <p></p><h3>Fifth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522888"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522888.jpg" /></span>Tom Thumb: the remarkable true story of a man in miniature</a> by George Sullivan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1549787"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1549787.jpg" /></span>Temple Grandin: how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world</a> by Sy Montgomery</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572311"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572311.jpg" /></span>Mythmaker: the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of The hobbit and The lord of the rings</a> by Anne E. Neimark</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582901"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582901.jpg" /></span>Josephine: the dazzling life of Josephine Baker</a> by Patricia Hruby Powell; pictures by Christian Robinson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568695"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568695.jpg" /></span>The Emily sonnets: the life of Emily Dickinson</a> by Jane Yolen; illustrations by Gary Kelley</p> <p></p><h3>Sixth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162200"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162200.jpg" /></span>The seventeenth child</a> by Dorothy Marie Rice &amp; Lucille Mabel Walthall Payne</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529066"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529066.jpg" /></span>The many faces of George Washington: remaking a presidential icon</a> by Carla Killough McClafferty</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570619"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570619.jpg" /></span>Annie Sullivan and the trials of Helen Keller</a> by Joseph Lambert; with an introduction by TK</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599402"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599402.jpg" /></span>Leaving China: an artist paints his World War II childhood</a> by James McMullan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1607091"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1607091.jpg" /></span>Everybody paints!: the lives and art of the Wyeth family</a> by Susan Goldman Rubin</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biography-suggestions-grade#comments Kids Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest biography grade level memoir Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 strande 76276 at http://www.cantonpl.org