May We Suggest https://www.cantonpl.org/taxonomy/term/3769/ht All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US 100 Page Biographies https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-100-and-200-pages Searching for a biography that's just the right size? The following biographies have between 100 and 200 pages. Additional 100-page biographies can be found in the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/tWho+Was&amp;searchscope=3">Who Was</a> series and the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S3?/tSterling+biographies">Sterling Biographies</a> series.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1419019"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1419019.jpg" /></span>John Adams, the writer: a treasury of letters, diaries, and public documents</a> by compiled and edited by Carolyn P. Yoder</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1262987"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1262987.jpg" /></span>John &amp; Abigail Adams: an American love story</a> by Judith St. George</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250280"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250280.jpg" /></span>Ansel Adams: America's photographer ; a biography for young people</a> by Beverly Gherman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322860"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322860.jpg" /></span>The voice that challenged a nation: Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights</a> by Russell Freedman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322859"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322859.jpg" /></span>Failure is impossible: the story of Susan B. Anthony</a> by Lisa Frederiksen Bohannon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1226530"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1226530.jpg" /></span>Archimedes and the door of science ; pictures by the author</a> by Jeanne Bendick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1399193"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1399193.jpg" /></span>Traitor, the case of Benedict Arnold</a> by Jean Fritz</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473222"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473222.jpg" /></span>Attila the Hun: leader of the barbarian hordes</a> by Sean Stewart Price</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162223.jpg" /></span>Jane Austen</a> by Deirdre Le Faye</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201757"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201757.jpg" /></span>Robert Ballard: oceanographer who discovered the Titanic</a> by Christine M. Hill</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1446891"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1446891.jpg" /></span>Tiki Barber: all-pro on and off the field</a> by Tom Needham</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1481275"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1481275.jpg" /></span>The great and only Barnum: the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum</a> by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1532034"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1532034.jpg" /></span>Clara Barton</a> by Stephen Krensky</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1310421"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1310421.jpg" /></span>Say it with music: the story of Irving Berlin</a> by Nancy Furstinger</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1065738"><span class="jacket"></span>Mary McLeod Bethune: a great American educator</a> by Patricia C. McKissack</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1275270"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1275270.jpg" /></span>Tony Blair</a> by Bonnie Hinman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1275267"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1275267.jpg" /></span>Niels Bohr: physicist and humanitarian</a> by Naomi Pasachoff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1138158"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1138158.jpg" /></span>Margaret Bourke-White: a photographer's life</a> by Emily Keller</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1176858"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1176858.jpg" /></span>William Bradford: Plymouth's faithful pilgrim</a> by Gary D. Schmidt</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201698"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201698.jpg" /></span>Ralph Bunche: winner of the Nobel Peace Prize</a> by Anne Schraff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1231639"><span class="jacket"></span>Aaron Burr and the young nation</a> by W. Scott Ingram</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1407131"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1407131.jpg" /></span>Laura Bush: teacher, librarian, and First Lady</a> by Dina E. Forbes</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1457062"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1457062.jpg" /></span>Meg Cabot</a> by Camille-Yvette Welsch ; foreward by Kyle Zimmer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498668"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498668.jpg" /></span>Who on earth is Archie Carr?: protector of sea turtles</a> by Christine Webster</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1077206"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1077206.jpg" /></span>Jimmy Carter</a> by Ed Slavin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1439401"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1439401.jpg" /></span>The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science &amp; invention in America</a> by written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1172925"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1172925.jpg" /></span>Mary Cassatt: portrait of an American impressionist</a> by Tom Streissguth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1451698"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1451698.jpg" /></span>Painting the wild frontier: the art and adventures of George Catlin</a> by Susanna Reich</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1186398"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1186398.jpg" /></span>Charlie Chaplin: genius of the silent screen</a> by Ruth Turk</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1508298"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1508298.jpg" /></span>Johnny Appleseed: "select good seeds and plant them in good ground"</a> by Richard Worth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201712"><span class="jacket"></span>Charlemagne</a> by Timothy Levi Biel</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1189095"><span class="jacket"></span>Agatha Christie: writer of mystery</a> by Carol Dommermuth- Costa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463725"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463725.jpg" /></span>Cleopatra: Egypt's last and greatest queen</a> by Susan Blackaby</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465996.jpg" /></span>Claudette Colvin: twice toward justice</a> by Phillip Hoose</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1110576"><span class="jacket"></span>Constantine</a> by Nancy Zinsser Walworth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1089378"><span class="jacket"></span>James Cook</a> by Zachary Kent</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1315641"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1315641.jpg" /></span>Calvin Coolidge</a> by Michael Geoffrey Allen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1255293"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1255293.jpg" /></span>Nicholas Copernicus and the founding of modern astronomy</a> by Todd Goble</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1377850"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1377850.jpg" /></span>The forbidden schoolhouse: the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall and her students.</a> by Suzanne Jurmain</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1523583"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1523583.jpg" /></span>Davy Crockett</a> by Judy L. Hasday</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1404086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1404086.jpg" /></span>Something out of nothing: Marie Curie and radium</a> by Carla Killough McClafferty</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201727"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201727.jpg" /></span>George Armstrong Custer: Civil War general and western legend</a> by Zachary Kent</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434070.jpg" /></span>Mad for Miley: an unauthorized biography</a> by Lauren Alexander</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1059086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1059086.jpg" /></span>Boy: tales of childhood</a> by Roald Dahl</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1470076"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1470076.jpg" /></span>Young Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle</a> by Ruth Ashby</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1492593"><span class="jacket"></span>Jefferson Davis: president of the Confederacy</a> by Jean Kinney Williams</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1178832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1178832.jpg" /></span>Tomie dePaola: his art &amp; his stories</a> by Barbara Elleman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1093781"><span class="jacket"></span>Hernando de Soto</a> by Robert Carson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1546041"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1546041.jpg" /></span>Diana, Princess of Wales: humanitarian</a> by Sherry Beck Paprocki</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1328170"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1328170.jpg" /></span>Joe DiMaggio</a> by Lois Sakany</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353798"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353798.jpg" /></span>Abner Doubleday: boy baseball pioneer</a> by written by Montrew Dunham ; illustrated by Cathy Morrison</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1021078"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1021078.jpg" /></span>Frederick Douglass</a> by Sharman Apt Russell ; senior consulting editor, Nathan Irvin Huggins</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1171203"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1171203.jpg" /></span>The mysterious case of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle</a> by Cynthia Adams</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201744"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201744.jpg" /></span>W.E.B. Du Bois: champion of civil rights</a> by Mark Rowh</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1004760"><span class="jacket"></span>Lost star: the story of Amelia Earhart</a> by Patricia Lauber</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498672"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498672.jpg" /></span>Who on earth is Sylvia Earle?: undersea explorer of the ocean</a> by Susan E. Reichard</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1015028"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1015028.jpg" /></span>Behind rebel lines: the incredible story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War spy</a> by Seymour Reit</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1179380"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1179380.jpg" /></span>Einstein: visionary scientist</a> by John B. Severance</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488603"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488603.jpg" /></span>Albert Einstein</a> by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1036545"><span class="jacket"></span>Dwight David Eisenhower, president</a> by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1041047"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1041047.jpg" /></span>Queen Eleanor, independent spirit of the Medieval world: a biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine</a> by Polly Schoyer Brooks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1034936"><span class="jacket"></span>Duke: the musical life of Duke Ellington</a> by Bill Gutman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1030499"><span class="jacket"></span>Leif Eriksson, first voyager to America</a> by Shippen, Katherine Binney, 1892-</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572297"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572297.jpg" /></span>Young Jerry Ford: athlete and citizen</a> by Hendrik Booraem, V</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1029766"><span class="jacket"></span>Amos Fortune: free man</a> by Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1427225"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1427225.jpg" /></span>Bone detective: the story of forensic anthropologist Diane France</a> by Lorraine Jean Hopping</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1105716"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1105716.jpg" /></span>Anne Frank, beyond the diary: a photographic remembrance</a> by Rian Verhoeven</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1227481"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1227481.jpg" /></span>B. Franklin, printer</a> by David A. Adler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1226523"><span class="jacket"></span>Who was Ben Franklin?</a> by Dennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrated by John O'Brien</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201754"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201754.jpg" /></span>Aretha Franklin: Motown superstar</a> by Silvia Anne Sheafer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406237"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406237.jpg" /></span>Sigmund Freud</a> by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1181892"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1181892.jpg" /></span>Robert Fulton: inventor and steamboat builder</a> by James M. Flammang</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1145121"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1145121.jpg" /></span>Galileo: astronomer and physicist</a> by Paul Hightower</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162187"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162187.jpg" /></span>Galileo Galilei: first physicist</a> by James MacLachlan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1039998"><span class="jacket"></span>A deaf child listened: Thomas Gallaudet, pioneer in American education</a> by Anne E. Neimark</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1492582"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1492582.jpg" /></span>Indira Gandhi: daughter of India</a> by Carol Dommermuth- Costa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1337482"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1337482.jpg" /></span>Marcus Garvey: controversial champion of black pride</a> by Anne Schraff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473226"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473226.jpg" /></span>Bill Gates: entrepreneur and philanthropist</a> by Jeanne M. Lesinski</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1468098"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1468098.jpg" /></span>Lou Gehrig</a> by Ronald A. Reis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1067124"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1067124.jpg" /></span>Geronimo and the struggle for Apache freedom</a> by written by Russell Shorto ; introduction by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ; illustrated by L.L. Cundiff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1132675"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1132675.jpg" /></span>Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme Court justice</a> by Carmen Bredeson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1377860"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1377860.jpg" /></span>John Glenn</a> by Tom Streissguth ; in consultation with Martha Cosgrove</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498670"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498670.jpg" /></span>Who on earth is Jane Goodall?: champion for the chimpanzees</a> by Victoria Guidi</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1156421"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1156421.jpg" /></span>Martha Graham, a dancer's life</a> by Russell Freedman</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=b1530887"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1530887.jpg" /></span>Hammerin' Hank Greenberg: baseball pioneer</a> by Shelley Sommer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1216255"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1216255.jpg" /></span>The Brothers Grimm: two lives, one legacy</a> by Donald R. Hettinga</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1468326"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1468326.jpg" /></span>Johannes Gutenberg: the printer who gave words to the world</a> by Stephen Feinstein</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1508260"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1508260.jpg" /></span>Candy bomber: the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"</a> by Michael O. Tunnell</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162213"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162213.jpg" /></span>On the field with— Mia Hamm</a> by Matt Christopher</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155372"><span class="jacket"></span>John Hancock: a signature life</a> by Philip Koslow</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1464833"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1464833.jpg" /></span>Hannibal</a> by Cliff Mills</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1261079"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1261079.jpg" /></span>Tony Hawk: professional skateboarder</a> by Tony Hawk with Sean Mortimer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201766.jpg" /></span>Ernest Hemingway: writer and adventurer</a> by Della A. Yannuzzi</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1407130"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1407130.jpg" /></span>Jim Henson: puppeteer and filmmaker</a> by James Robert Parish</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496101"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496101.jpg" /></span>The greatest doctor of ancient times: Hippocrates and his oath</a> by Mary Gow</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1183434"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1183434.jpg" /></span>Herbert Hoover</a> by David M. Holford</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1329598"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1329598.jpg" /></span>Grace Hopper: the first woman to program the first computer in the United States</a> by Christy Marx</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498621"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498621.jpg" /></span>Henry Hudson: discoverer of the Hudson River</a> by Jeff C. 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Philip Randolph: integration in the workplace</a> by Sarah Wright ; with an introduction by Andrew Young</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514740"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1514740.jpg" /></span>Ronald Reagan</a> by Michael Burgan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1179369"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1179369.jpg" /></span>Christopher Reeve</a> by Megan Howard</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1313902"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1313902.jpg" /></span>Condoleezza Rice: National Security Advisor</a> by Christin Ditchfield</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1468084"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1468084.jpg" /></span>Jerry Rice</a> by Jon Sterngass</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1215143"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1215143.jpg" /></span>Sally Ride: space pioneer</a> by Lorraine Jean Hopping</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1050786"><span class="jacket"></span>Diego Rivera: Mexican muralist</a> by Jim Hargrove</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155364"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1155364.jpg" /></span>Diego Rivera: his art, his life</a> by Doreen Gonzales</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1500279"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1500279.jpg" /></span>Jackie Robinson: champion for equality</a> by Michael Teitelbaum</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1183762"><span class="jacket"></span>John D. Rockefeller, empire builder</a> by Ellen Greenman Coffey</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1419013"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1419013.jpg" /></span>Eleanor Roosevelt: a courageous spirit</a> by Victoria Garrett Jones</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1371589"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1371589.jpg" /></span>Our Eleanor: a scrapbook look at Eleanor Roosevelt's remarkable life</a> by Candace Fleming</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435568"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435568.jpg" /></span>The remarkable, rough-riding life of Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of empire America</a> by painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1481365"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1481365.jpg" /></span>Theodore Roosevelt: a twentieth-century life</a> by Michael L. 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Schuman</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-100-and-200-pages#comments Tweens Teens Biography May We Suggest 100 page Reports school assignment school projects Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:44:12 +0000 strande 59080 at https://www.cantonpl.org Winter Themed Books for Kids https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/winter-themed-books-kids <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200451"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1200451.jpg" style="float:left;" /></span></a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200451">Winter waits</a> by Lynn Plourde ; illustrated by Greg Couch</p><p> Lynn Plourde, author of the best-selling picture book "Wild Child," reunites with acclaimed illustrator Greg Couch to continue the story of Nature's family with this exquisite book that captures the joy of a father-son relationship.</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1163635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1163635.jpg" /></span>Winter lullaby</a> by Barbara Seuling ; illustrated by Greg Newbold</p> <p>As the natural world changes with winter's approach, young children worry about the creatures they see around them. Where do the ducks and other animals go? Will they find shelter from the cold? Will they be safe and warm? In Winter Lullaby, Barbara Seuling's reassuring, gentle verse and Greg Newbold's breathtaking paintings reveal what animals do to survive as winter takes hold.</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1249717"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1249717.jpg" /></span>Winter: an alphabet acrostic</a> by Steven Schnur ; illustrated by Leslie Evans</p> <p>Sleds sailing downhill on newly fallen snow, animals nestled deep in underground burrows, and families gathered hearthside to share the joys of the season are among the alphabet of cold-weather delights celebrated in 26 acrostic poems, alphabetically arranged. The colors and textures of winter—the cool blue of icy ponds and the golden glow of holiday candles—are gloriously captured in linoleum-cut illustrations. A companion volume to Autumn, Spring, and Summer, Winter rounds out the year of seasonal collaborations by Steven Schnur and Leslie Evans.</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534823"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1534823.jpg" /></span>There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow! [kit]</a> by Lucille Colandro ; illustrated by Jared Lee</p> <p>Here's the newest twist on the familiar tale of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow. I don't know why she swallowed some snow. Perhaps you know. This time, the old lady is swallowing everything from snow to a pipe, some coal, a hat, and more! With rollicking, rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page. And this time, there's a surprise at the end no reader will be able to guess!</p> <hr /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1195267"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1195267.jpg" /></span>I like winter</a> by Lois Lenski</p> <p>Snow, sledding, and Christmas are just a few of the winter things that young readers learn about in this selection focusing on the frosty season.</p> <hr /><p> Synopsis of books taken from www.Goodreads.com</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/winter-themed-books-kids#comments Beginning Readers Kids Fiction Non-fiction May We Suggest holidays kids picture books winter Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:46:11 +0000 Boydl 76860 at https://www.cantonpl.org Realistic Fiction for Kindergarteners https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-kindergarteners Looking for something without talking animals or inanimate objects come to life? Try a few realistic fiction titles. <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<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> Being friends with a squash comes with some unusual problems for Sophie to overcome.</span></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<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> A celebration of all kinds of princesses.</span></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<span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">—</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> If you like Monty's adventures in first grade, look for more in <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=X&amp;searcharg=monty+hurwitz&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">J FICTION HURWITZ</a>.</span></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/realistic-fiction-kindergarteners#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Fiction May We Suggest fiction Realistic stories Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:10:17 +0000 strande 76829 at https://www.cantonpl.org Biographies for Kindergarteners https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-kindergarteners Do you have a child in Kindergarten who loves to read about people? Use this list to find books to share, or to pique your own interest about famous people.<br /><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 <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 artist must leave her home because of war.</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span></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<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;">Find out more about this chimpanzee-loving woman.</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span></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<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;">Have you ever wondered about Mr. Abraham Lincoln? The little girl in this story certainly has.</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span></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<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 young boy is delighted by numbers. An inspiring story for the mathematically minded.</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span></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<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 charming story about a woman who made her world more beautiful. If you like this one, try <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1037551~S10">Miss Rumphius</a> as a fictional counterpart.</span><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"> </span></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-kindergarteners#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest people stories Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:32:40 +0000 strande 76827 at https://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading: December 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-november-2014-0 <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1423430"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1423430.jpg" /></span>A Christmas carol: and other Christmas books</a> by Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1023817"><span class="jacket"></span>A child's Christmas in Wales</a> by Dylan Thomas ; illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1138285"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1138285.jpg" /></span>This year it will be different and other stories: a Christmas treasury</a> by Maeve Binchy</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1257182"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1257182.jpg" /></span>The Christmas train</a> by David Baldacci</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498505"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498505.jpg" /></span>A week in December</a> by Sebastian Faulks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1008627"><span class="jacket"></span>A different kind of Christmas</a> by Alex Haley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200307"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1200307.jpg" /></span>Holidays on ice</a> by David Sedaris</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1180328"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1180328.jpg" /></span>The little big book of Christmas</a> by edited by Lena Tabori ; designed by Timothy Shaner</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-november-2014-0#comments Fiction Non-fiction Books May We Suggest Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76574 at https://www.cantonpl.org New Cookbooks/ Holiday Cooking https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-cookbooks-holiday-cooking <br /><strong>Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking</strong><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610150"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610150.jpg" /></span>Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants</a> by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, &amp; Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1543408"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1543408.jpg" /></span>Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions</a> by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420988"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1420988.jpg" /></span>How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food</a> by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke</p> <p><strong><br />For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it</strong></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575007"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575007.jpg" /></span>The can't cook book: 100+ recipes for the absolutely terrified!</a> by Jessica Seinfeld ; photographs by John Kernick ; cover photography by Mark Seliger ; design &amp; illustrations by 3&amp;Co. ; food styling by Sara Quessenberry</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1394816"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1394816.jpg" /></span>I like you: hospitality under the influence</a> by Amy Sedaris</p> <p><br /><strong>Well Tested Recipes</strong><br /> </p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1618243"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1618243.jpg" /></span>The complete America's test kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001 -2015</a> by the editors at America's Test Kitchen ; photography, Carl Tremblay, Keller + Keller, and Daniel J. Van Ackere</p> <p><strong><br />Holiday Recipes</strong></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1489068"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1489068.jpg" /></span>Nigella Christmas: food, family, friends, festivities</a> by Nigella Lawson ; photographs by Lis Parsons</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1281012"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1281012.jpg" /></span>The Martha Stewart living Christmas cookbook: a collection of favorite holiday recipes</a> by from the editors of Martha Stewart Living</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1332587"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1332587.jpg" /></span>The gourmet cookbook: more than 1000 recipes</a> by edited by Ruth Reichl</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572883"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572883.jpg" /></span>The pioneer woman cooks: a year of holidays: 140 step- by-step recipes for simple, scrumptious celebrations</a> by Ree Drummond</p> <p><br /><strong>Baking<br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219419"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219419.jpg" /></span>The all-American cookie book</a> by Nancy Baggett</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250240"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250240.jpg" /></span>The good cookie: over 250 delicious recipes from simple to sublime</a> by Tish Boyle</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1453256"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1453256.jpg" /></span>The America's Test Kitchen family baking book: featuring more than 700 kitchen-tested recipes, 800 step-by-step photos, opinionated product ratings, and at-a-glance tutorials that guarantee success every time you bake</a> by the editors at America's Test Kitchen ; photography, Daniel J. Van Ackere, Carl Tremblay, Keller + Keller</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1366456"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1366456.jpg" /></span>Chocolate holidays: unforgettable desserts for every season</a> by Alice Medrich ; photography, Michael Lamotte</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1394940"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1394940.jpg" /></span>Baking: from my home to yours</a> by Dorie Greenspan ; photographs by Alan Richardson</p> <p><br /><strong>Gluten-Free<br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598017"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598017.jpg" /></span>The how can it be gluten free cookbook: revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes</a> by the editors at America's Test Kitchen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610151"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610151.jpg" /></span>Silvana's gluten-free and dairy-free kitchen: timeless favorites transformed</a> by Silvana Nardone ; photography by John Kernick</p> <p><br /><strong>Kids<br /></strong></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1456898"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1456898.jpg" /></span>Kids in the holiday kitchen: making, baking, giving</a> by Jessica Strand &amp; Tammy Massman-Johnson ; photographs by James Baigrie</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/new-cookbooks-holiday-cooking#comments Food and Cooking Teens Adults Parents Seniors Non-fiction Books May We Suggest cookbooks cooking family food holidays recipies Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:12:56 +0000 Boydl 76802 at https://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print: December 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-december-2014 <p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569576"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569576.jpg" /></span>The last original wife [large print]</a> by Dorothea Benton Frank</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494353"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494353.jpg" /></span>From thin air [large print]</a> by Carolyn Brown</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1361074"><span class="jacket"></span>The amazing Mrs. Pollifax [large print]</a> by Dorothy Gilman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553540"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553540.jpg" /></span>Hummingbird lake [large print]: an Eternity Springs novel</a> by Emily March</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250773"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250773.jpg" /></span>Home to Harmony [large print]</a> by Philip Gulley</p> <p class="book-record"></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-december-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Historical Fiction Inspirational Fiction Mystery Romance May We Suggest Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 76567 at https://www.cantonpl.org P. D. James, crime novelist, dies at age 94 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/p-d-james-crime-novelist-dies-age-94 <img width="69" height="100" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/DEATHPEMBERLEY.jpg" style="float:left;" />Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL, known as P. D. James, an English crime writer. died Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the age of 94.  The creator of Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard, James has won a Macavity for A TASTE FOR DEATH, the Edgar Grand Master Award, the Cartier Diamond Dagger and an Anthony Award for TALKING ABOUT DETECTIVE FICTION. PBS Masterpiece Mystery recently broadcasted <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610119~S10">DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY</a>, James latest series featuring Jane Austen's well known PRIDE AND PREJUDICE characters,  Elizabeth Bennett and Fitzwilliam Darcy . https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/p-d-james-crime-novelist-dies-age-94#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Audiobook Books Historical Fiction Mystery May We Suggest Adam Dalgliesh author passing detective and mystery stories England P. D. James Scotland Yard Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:29:59 +0000 madame librarian 76742 at https://www.cantonpl.org New Books on the History Shelf https://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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print: Holiday Reads https://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 /></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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group December 15 https://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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: December 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-december-2014 Just in for the holidays. New mysteries from Anne Perry, Cara Black, and more... <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1617861"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1617861.jpg" /></span>A New York Christmas: a novel</a> by Anne Perry</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610948"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610948.jpg" /></span>Shadows on a Maine Christmas: an antique print mystery</a> by Lea Wait</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1608257"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1608257.jpg" /></span>Present darkness: a novel</a> by Malla Nunn</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610956"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610956.jpg" /></span>India Black and the gentleman thief</a> by Carol K. Carr</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1616019"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1616019.jpg" /></span>The nightingale before Christmas</a> by Donna Andrews</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1616021"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1616021.jpg" /></span>Jane and the twelve days of Christmas</a> by Stephanie Barron</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-december-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:16:18 +0000 madame librarian 76573 at https://www.cantonpl.org Native American Fiction https://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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org Gone Girl Read-alikes https://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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org Suggested Reads for 12th Grade https://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> https://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 https://www.cantonpl.org