May We Suggest http://www.cantonpl.org/special/may-we-suggest All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US Turn! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/turn The new <strong>AMC</strong> drama <a href="http://www.amctv.com/shows/turn">Turn</a>, starring Jamie Bell, tells the thrilling story of America's first spy ring during the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/dunited+states+history+r/dunited+states+history+r/1%2C101%2C658%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dunited+states+history+revolution+1775+1783&amp;1%2C134%2C/indexsort=-">Revolutionary War</a>.  Known as the Culper RIng, it was made up of a farmer and his childhood friends in and around Long Island, New York. Based on the book <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1383443">Washington's Spies</a> by Alexander Rose, the drama was created and written by Michigan's own <a href="http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014304060037">Craig Silverstein</a>. For more  on this topic try some of these resources:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581649"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581649.jpg" /></span>George Washington's secret six: the spy ring that saved the American Revolution</a> by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488245"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488245.jpg" /></span>Unlikely allies: how a merchant, a playwright, and a spy saved the American Revolution</a> by Joel Richard Paul</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452577"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1452577.jpg" /></span>Nathan Hale: the life and death of America's first spy</a> by M. William Phelps</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1248085"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1248085.jpg" /></span>The battle for New York: the city at the heart of the American revolution</a> by Barnet Schecter</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1225038"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1225038.jpg" /></span>The American Revolution: a history</a> by Gordon S. Wood</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569070.jpg" /></span>Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor: the forging of American independence, 1774-1776</a> by Richard R. Beeman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1501846"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1501846.jpg" /></span>Revolutionaries: a new history of the invention of America</a> by Jack Rakove</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573628"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573628.jpg" /></span>Revolutionary summer: the birth of American independence</a> by Joseph J. Ellis</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514015"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1514015.jpg" /></span>Tories: fighting for the king in America's first civil war</a> by Thomas B. Allen</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/turn#comments History Parents Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest American Revolution Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:15:25 +0000 SuzyQ 68651 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adult Contemporary Book Discussion May 19 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-may-19 Please join the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003817&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, May 19 at 7:00 PM</a> in the Purple Room to discuss:<br /><br /><a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1512748~S10">Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.</a> On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Force bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. The only survivor was the crew's bombardier, Lt. Louis Zamperini. His true story of endurance will take your breath away. <br /><br /><img width="65" height="100" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/unbroken.jpg" /> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-may-19#comments Adults Activities Contemporary Book Discussion Group May We Suggest Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 sobczakd 68311 at http://www.cantonpl.org National Poetry Month Biographies http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/national-poetry-month-biographies <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41">National Poetry Month</a> by getting to know more about the lives of some of our greatest poets:<br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325693"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325693.jpg" /></span>Longfellow: a rediscovered life</a> by Charles C. Calhoun</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177817"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177817.jpg" /></span>Yeats's ghosts: the secret life of W.B. Yeats</a> by Brenda Maddox</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325690"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325690.jpg" /></span>Dylan Thomas: a new life</a> by Andrew Lycett</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1110302"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1110302.jpg" /></span>From noon to starry night: a life of Walt Whitman</a> by Philip Callow</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535982"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535982.jpg" /></span>Rough magic: a biography of Sylvia Plath</a> by Paul Alexander</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1207275"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1207275.jpg" /></span>Dante</a> by R.W.B. Lewis</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406720"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406720.jpg" /></span>Wordsworth: a life</a> by Juliet Barker</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1558655"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1558655.jpg" /></span>And bid him sing: a biography of Countée Cullen</a> by Charles Molesworth</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1023804"><span class="jacket"></span>William Carlos Williams: a new world naked</a> by Paul Mariani</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1151426"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1151426.jpg" /></span>Keats</a> by Andrew Motion</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535988"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535988.jpg" /></span>Phillis Wheatley: biography of a genius in bondage</a> by Vincent Carretta</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1420832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1420832.jpg" /></span>Being Shelley</a> by Ann Wroe</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1168515"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1168515.jpg" /></span>Byron—child of passion, fool of fame</a> by Benita Eisler</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1069610"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1069610.jpg" /></span>The life of Langston Hughes. Vol. 1. 1902-1941, I too, sing America</a> by Arnold Rampersad</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1129230"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1129230.jpg" /></span>Always the young strangers</a> by Carl Sandburg</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1194010"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1194010.jpg" /></span>Chaucer 1340-1400: the life and times of the first English poet</a> by Richard West</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219350"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219350.jpg" /></span>My wars are laid away in books: the life of Emily Dickinson</a> by Alfred Habegger</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1168310"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1168310.jpg" /></span>Robert Frost: a life</a> by Jay Parini</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1208131"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1208131.jpg" /></span>Savage beauty: the life of Edna St. Vincent Millay</a> by Nancy Milford</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1333787"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1333787.jpg" /></span>E.E. Cummings: a biography</a> by Christopher Sawyer- Lauçanno</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1177985"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1177985.jpg" /></span>T.S. Eliot: an imperfect life</a> by Lyndall Gordon</p><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1171667"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1171667.jpg" /></span>The broken tower: a life of Hart Crane</a> by Paul Mariani</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/national-poetry-month-biographies#comments Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest poets Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:41:09 +0000 SuzyQ 58291 at http://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading: April, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-april-2014 <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571805"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1571805.jpg" /></span>The Rosie project</a> by Graeme Simsion</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1580300"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1580300.jpg" /></span>The game</a> by Ken Dryden ; with a foreword by Bill Simmons</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1596756"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1596756.jpg" /></span>The baby boom: how it got that way, and it wasn't my fault, and I'll never do it again</a> by P.J. O'Rourke</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1546996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1546996.jpg" /></span>Beautiful ruins: a novel</a> by Jess Walter</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554496"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1554496.jpg" /></span>The dog stars</a> by Peter Heller</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-april-2014#comments History Sports Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 68234 at http://www.cantonpl.org Look What's In Large Print: April 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-april-2014 <p>Agatha Christie's mysteries are being re-released in large print. Anna Quindlen's latest is a fictional story of about a 60 something photographer coming to terms with her life.  Extremely private throughout his career, the new Johnny Carson biography by Harry Bushkin, Carson's lawyer from 1970-1988, reveals the complexity of Mr. Carson. Elo's first novel links the commercial fishing industry, the perfume industry, and conservation in a hunt for justice. The Cold War was warming up and President Truman saw the need to recruit European scientists to America.  He specifically stated no Nazi scientists should be recruited, <em>Operation Paperclip</em> tells what really happened.<br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598721"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598721.jpg" /></span>Still life with bread crumbs [Large print]: a novel</a> by Anna Quindlen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598111"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598111.jpg" /></span>The regatta mystery, and other stories [large print]</a> by Agatha Christie</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597241"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597241.jpg" /></span>Johnny Carson [large print]</a> by Henry Bushkin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1600709"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1600709.jpg" /></span>North of Boston [Large print]</a> by Elisabeth Elo</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598731"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598731.jpg" /></span>Operation Paperclip [large print]: the secret intelligence program that brought Nazi scientists to America</a> by Annie Jacobsen</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/look-whats-large-print-april-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Biography Chick Lit Mystery Romance May We Suggest Nazi weaponry Nazis short stories World War II Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 68235 at http://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: April, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-april-2014 This month's selections span the continent... <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575804"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575804.jpg" /></span>The devil's interval</a> by Linda Lee Peterson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1566438"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1566438.jpg" /></span>Foal play</a> by Kathryn O'Sullivan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575803"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575803.jpg" /></span>Detroit shuffle</a> by D.E. Johnson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575817"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575817.jpg" /></span>Crooked numbers</a> by Tim O'Mara<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568484"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568484.jpg" /></span>Enigma of China</a> by Qiu Xiaolong</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-april-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Mystery May We Suggest Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 madame librarian 68232 at http://www.cantonpl.org National Poetry Month http://www.cantonpl.org/specialc/poetry.html Poetry can be celebrated the year-round, but especially so in April. Established in April 1996, National Poetry Month brings together poets and booksellers, literary organizations and publishers to celebrate the importance of poetry and its vital place in American culture. We at the Canton Public Library would like to participate by showcasing our many poetry resources in this Special Collection. <h3>Timeless Poetry Collections</h3> <p class="book-record"></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1222094"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1222094.jpg" /></span>The best-loved poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis</a> by selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy — Jaccqueline's daughter offers a selection of the former First Lady's favorite poems, plus a few of her mother's own verses.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234198"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1234198.jpg" /></span>The hell with love: poems to mend a broken heart</a> by edited by Mary D. Esselman and Elizabeth Ash Velez — This collection of love poems is for anyone who has ever suffered the pain of breaking up and everyone who believes in the unique power of poetry to console and transform.</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1176842"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1176842.jpg" /></span>My song is beautiful: poems and pictures in many voices</a> by selected by Mary Ann Hoberman — Fourteen poems celebrate the power of childhood from the perspective of a rich variety of cultures.</p> <p class="book-record"></p> <h3>All Time Great Poets</h3> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/ablake+william">Blake, William</a> (1757-1827): Blake was one of the great lyric poets. His early work was in a classical style and his later work was marked by the romantic style made popular by Wordsworth and Coleridge.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/abrowning+robert+1812+1889">Browning, Robert</a> (1812-1889): Robert Browning was a English poet and dramatist, especially noted for perfecting the dramatic monologue. Although Although he did not enjoy huge popularity during his time, he is now regarded as one of the most creative poets of his time.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aburns+robert+1759">Burns, Robert</a> (1756-1796): Robert Burns was born in Scotland. Sometimes referred to as a peasant poet, Burns worked with simple concepts, but applied them across a number of forms. He wrote and published satires, scenes of rustic life, epistles to friends, epigrams and nature poems, both in a composite poetic form made up of a number of Scottish dialects and in English.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/abyron+george+gordon">Byron, George</a> (1788-1824): Byron was a romantic and satirist. At the forefront of the Romantic Movement, he had a profound influence on English literature.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aColeridge+Samuel+Taylor">Coleridge, Samuel Taylor</a> (1772-1834): English lyrical poet, critic, and philosopher, Coleridge, along with Wordsworth, was one of the founders of the Romantic Movement. The exquisite perfection of his meter, the subtle alliance of his thought and expression, and his anticipation of modern existentialism, has also gained him reputation as an authentic visionary</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/adickinson+emily+1830">Dickinson, Emily</a> (1830-1886): Dickinson's poetry reflected her loneliness and deep inner struggle as well as her recollection of inspirational moments. She and Walt Whitman, at opposite ends of the spectra of "poet" and "personality," are now regarded as the founders of a uniquely American poetic voices of the 19th century.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aeliot+T.S">Eliot, T. S.</a> (1888-1965): Elliot's poems stand out for their radical innovations in poetic technique and subject matter. His poems in many respects articulated the disillusion of a younger post-World-War-I generation with the values and convention of the Victorian era.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/akeats+john+1795">Keats, John</a> (1795-1821): One of England's greatest poets, Keats was a key element in the Romantic Movement. Known especially for his love of the country and sensuous descriptions of the beauty of nature, his poetry also resonated with deep philosophic questions.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aLongfellow+Henry">Longfellow, Henry W.</a> (1807-1882): Longfellow, an American poet and linguist, was probably the best loved of all American poets. The attraction of his poetry is its melodic quality, its spirit of optimism and faith in the goodness of life.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/ade+la+mare+walter+1873+1956">Mare, Walter de la</a> (1873-1956): English poet, novelist, anthologist, and writer for children, Mare's favorite themes include childhood, fantasy, mystery and dreams often with an undercurrent of melancholy.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aplath+sylvia">Plath, Sylvia</a> (1932-1963): An American poet, Plath's poetry is intensely personal, often based on everyday experiences. Most of her work had almost an ominous style of writing filled with passiveness and fatalism.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aShakespeare+William+1564+1616">Shakespeare, William</a> (1564-1616): Shakespeare, an English poet and dramatist, is regarded as the greatest of all dramatists. Shakespeare used poetic and dramatic means to create unified aesthetic effects. His ability to communicate the intricacies of human nature maintains a resonance and a power to evoke emotion of the readers of all time.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/ashelley+percy+bysshe+1792+1822">Shelley, Percy</a> (1792-1822): Shelley, the English lyric poet and essayist, created masterpieces of Romantic poetry. His most characteristic image is of sky and weather, of lights and fires. His poetic stance invites the reader to respond with similar outgoing aspiration.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/awhitman+walt+1819+1892">Whitman, Walt</a> (1819-1892): American poet and journalist Whitman was the first American poet to achieve a truly international reputation. He invented free verse, a new kind of poetry, full of great personal and political feeling, making use of the vigorous rhythms of both everyday speech and Bible.</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/aWordsworth+william">Wordsworth, William</a> (1770-1850): Wordsworth was a defining member of the English Romantic Movement. The universal appeal of his poetry is perhaps best explained by his own words on the role of poetry what he called "the most philosophical of all writing" whose object is "truth… carried alive into the heart by passion".</p> <p><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/ayeats+w+b+william+butler+1865+1939">Yeats, William Butler</a> (1865-1939): Yeats, an Irish poet and dramatist, is one of the most widely read. Yeats's poetry has a unique musical quality and his verse a harbinger of magazines.</p> News Tweens Teens Adults Websites May We Suggest literature poetry Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:21:54 +0000 chitra rout 1295 at http://www.cantonpl.org Create Your Own Storytime at Home: Spring http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-spring Need inspiration to create your own storytime at home?  Having an at-home storytime with your children can be as simple as reading a few books, dancing together to a silly song, and reciting a rhyme. The following books, songs, and rhymes are all great suggestions for a "spring" themed storytime. <br /><div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465944"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465944.jpg" /></span>Fletcher and the springtime blossoms</a> by Julia Rawlinson ; pictures by Tiphanie Beeke</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544407"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544407.jpg" /></span>10 hungry rabbits: counting &amp; color concepts</a> by Anita Lobel</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565068"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565068.jpg" /></span>999 frogs wake up</a> by Ken Kimura ; illustrated by Yasunari Murakami</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322004"><span class="jacket"></span>The second line [sound recording]: scarf activity songs</a> by Johnette Downing — Dance along and wave scarves to the track "Flitter Flutter." Don't have scarves like the ones we use at our library storytimes? Any piece of light fabric will do the trick - even a washcloth or a clean dust cloth!</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1101284"><span class="jacket"></span>Singable songs for the very young [compact disc]</a> by Raffi — Sing along to Raffi's upbeat version of "Mr. Sun."</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><strong>Rhyme: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs</strong></div><br /><div>(Tune: Are you sleeping)</div><br /><div>Big bugs, small bugs</div><div>Big bugs, small bugs</div><div>See them crawl, on the wall</div><div>Creepy creepy crawling</div><div>Creepy creepy crawling</div><div>Bugs, bugs bugs!</div><div>Bugs, bugs, bugs!</div><br /><div><strong>Rhyme: Bee Hive</strong></div><br /><div>(Put your hand in a fist and say...)</div><div>This is my bee hive, but where are the bees?</div><div>Hidden inside where nobody sees.</div><div>Soon they'll come</div><div>Creeping out of their hive</div><div>One, two, three, four, five! (Pop fingers up while counting)</div><div>Bzzzzzz! (Wiggle fingers around like bees escaping)</div><br /><div>Visit our <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">Poems and Fingerplays</a> page for even more fun rhymes!</div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-spring#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books Music/CDs May We Suggest storytime storytimes Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:35:06 +0000 Marianne 68410 at http://www.cantonpl.org If you like J. D. Robb, try... http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-j-d-robb-try If you like J. D. Robb's <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10/?searchtype=a&amp;searcharg=robb+j+d&amp;searchscope=10&amp;sortdropdown=c&amp;SORT=D&amp;extended=0&amp;SUBMIT=Search&amp;searchlimits=&amp;searchorigarg=arobb+j+d">In Death series</a>, try these.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520558"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520558.jpg" /></span>Love me to death: a novel of suspense</a> by Allison Brennan — F<strong>irst book in the Lucy Kincaid series: </strong> Surviving an attack by an online predator, Lucy Kincaid wants to join the FBI and fight cyber-crime, but in the meantime, she volunteers with a victim's rights group. But when the predators she hunts start turning up as murder victims, the FBI takes a whole new interest in Lucy.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1470194"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1470194.jpg" /></span>Sworn to silence</a> by Linda Castillo — F<strong>irst book in the Kate Burkholder series:  </strong>Kate Burkholder grew up in idyllic Painters Mill, OH where many residents drive buggies, shun electricity, and distance themselves from the complications of modern life. The presence of a serial killer shatters the stillness of the town, leaving its citizenry terrified and on guard.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1341317"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1341317.jpg" /></span>Alone</a> by Lisa Gardner — F<strong>irst book in the D.D. Warren Series: </strong> Detective D.D. Warren must investigate her fellow officer after police sniper Bobby Dodge shoots a husband who appears on the verge of murdering his wife. At the time he was sure he was doing the right thing. However, in the days that follow things don't seem as crystal clear.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1526805"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1526805.jpg" /></span>First grave on the right</a> by Darynda Jones — F<strong>irst book in the Charley Davidson series:</strong>  Charley sees dead people. That's right, she sees dead people. And it's her job to convince them to "go into the light." But when these very dead people have died under less than ideal circumstances (i.e., murder), sometimes they want Charley to bring the bad guys to justice.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1192779"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1192779.jpg" /></span>A perfect evil</a> by Alex Kava — F<strong>irst book in the Maggie O'Dell series:</strong> A deranged killer is performing his gruesome rituals undetected in the terrified community of Platte City, Nebraska -- and all evidence points to recently executed serial killer Ronald Jeffreys. It takes the expertise of FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell to reveal that Jeffreys was convicted and executed for two murders he didn't commit and that the real killer is still on the loose.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-j-d-robb-try#comments Adults Fiction Books May We Suggest read alikes Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:18:38 +0000 daviscrl 68403 at http://www.cantonpl.org WWA Announce the 2014 Spur Award Winners http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/wwa-announce-2014-spur-awards <p>A complete list of winners and finalists can be found on the <a href="http://westernwriters.org/spur-awards/">Western Writers of America </a>website.<br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569338"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569338.jpg" /></span>Spider woman's daughter</a> by Anne Hillerman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572369"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572369.jpg" /></span>Shot all to hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the wild West's greatest escape</a> by Mark Lee Gardner</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571128"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1571128.jpg" /></span>Light of the world</a> by James Lee Burke</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568617"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568617.jpg" /></span>Crossing Purgatory</a> by Gary Schanbacher</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574328"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574328.jpg" /></span>Yosemite's songster: one coyote's story</a> by Ginger Wadsworth ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575432"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1575432.jpg" /></span>Jack London: an American life</a> by Earle Labor</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1575432"></a> </p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/wwa-announce-2014-spur-awards#comments Adults Western May We Suggest 2014 Spur Awards Western Writers of America Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:42:38 +0000 obrienbc 68343 at http://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading March, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-march-2014 <span style="color:#000000;font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:medium;"> </span><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:left;margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;"><span style="color:#000000;">If you enjoy tense thrillers try…</span></span></p><p></p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:medium;"> </span><br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1541553"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1541553.jpg" /></span>Down the darkest road</a> by Tami Hoag</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452557"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1452557.jpg" /></span>Heartless</a> by Alison Gaylin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1505194"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1505194.jpg" /></span>Silent scream</a> by Karen Rose</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567208"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567208.jpg" /></span>Stolen</a> by Allison Brennan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1457752"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1457752.jpg" /></span>The house on Tradd Street</a> by Karen White</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-march-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Mystery Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:34:07 +0000 madame librarian 68230 at http://www.cantonpl.org Travel Off the Beaten Path--Paris http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/travel-beaten-path-paris <p>The library has many<a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/dParis+%28France%29+--+Guidebooks/dparis+france+guidebooks/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dparis+france+guidebooks&amp;1%2C32%2C"> guides</a> to Paris, and they are all helpful for planning a trip to the City of Light. But these books might help you find it something a bit unusual--whether it is fashion, food, or a quiet corner.<br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1563164"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1563164.jpg" /></span>Fashion insiders' guide: Paris</a> by Carole Sabas ; illustrated by Caroline Andrieu — Each entry includes a description of recommended spots with hints about when to go, who to ask for, and what to get. The inclusion of additional advice from local fashion celebrities on their favorite places to frequent puts readers in-the-know.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570070.jpg" /></span>Quiet Paris</a> by Siobhan Wall — From formal gardens to light-filled art galleries, chic boutiques, small tearooms and gourmet delicatessens, Quiet Paris has over one hundred and twenty tempting places to savor the quiet delights of this most seductive of cities.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557264"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557264.jpg" /></span>Paris: sketches of the city's architectural treasures — journey through Paris's urban landscape</a> by Gregory Byrne Bracken — This hand-drawn guide is filled with walking tours because walking is still the best way to get to know the old-world charm and hidden treasures of Paris.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597771"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597771.jpg" /></span>Wining &amp; Dining in Paris: 114 of the Very Best Restaurants, Wine Bars &amp; Wine Shops</a> by Herbach, Andy/ Raaum, Karl — Top restaurant picks (not just high-end gourmet, but also great meals at more moderate prices), wine bars, cafes, wine shops, cheese shops, bakeries, and even candy shops.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597773"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597773.jpg" /></span>Hungry for Paris: The Ultimate Guide to the City's 109 Best Restaurants</a> by Lobrano, Alexander — Having written about Paris for almost every major food and travel magazine since moving there in 1986, Lobrano shares his personal selection of the city's best restaurants, from bistros featuring the hottest young chefs to the secret spots Parisians love.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597775"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597775.jpg" /></span>The Food Lover's Guide to Paris: The Best Restaurants, Bistros, Cafes, Markets, Bakeries, and More</a> by Wells, Patricia — An acclaimed authority on French cuisine offers an elegantly written go-to guide to the very best restaurants, cafés, wine bars, and bistros in Paris, as well as where to find the flakiest croissants, earthiest charcuteries, sublimest cheese, most ethereal macarons, and impeccable outdoor markets.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597774"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597774.jpg" /></span>My Sweet Paris: The Top 150 Places for Dessert in Paris</a> by Mignot, Caroline — A wonderfully indulgent guide to all things sweet and delicious in Paris; from the best chocolatiers and patisseries to workshops where you can have a go yourself.</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/travel-beaten-path-paris#comments Travel Adults Non-fiction Books May We Suggest vacation Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:45:32 +0000 daviscrl 68227 at http://www.cantonpl.org March into the Madness http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-madness <p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463694"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463694.jpg" /></span>When March went mad: the game that transformed basketball</a> by Seth Davis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1582599"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1582599.jpg" /></span>March 1939: before the madness: the story of the first NCAA Basketball Tournament champions</a> by Terry Frei</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1410024"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1410024.jpg" /><br /></span>Cinderella: inside the rise of mid-major college basketball</a> by Michael Litos</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547233"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547233.jpg" /></span>The Final Four</a> by Paul Volponi</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1376992"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1376992.jpg" /></span>Glory road: my story of the 1966 NCAA basketball championship and how one team triumphed against the odds and changed America forever</a> by Don Haskins ; with Daniel Wetzel</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1469699"><span class="jacket"></span>March madness [videodisc]: the greatest moments of the NCAA tournament</a></p> <p></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545283"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545283.jpg" /></span>The big dance: the story of the NCAA basketball tournament</a> by Barry Wilner &amp; Ken Rappoport</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-madness#comments Sports May We Suggest Basketball March Madness NCAA Basketball Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:27:04 +0000 obrienbc 68205 at http://www.cantonpl.org Born to Rule! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/born-rule In honor of <strong>Women's History Month</strong> check out some of these titles about female rulers throughout history: <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1344740"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1344740.jpg" /></span>Born to rule: five reigning consorts, granddaughters of Queen Victoria: Maud of Norway, Sophie of Greece, Alexandra of Russia, Marie of Romania, and Victoria Eugenie of Spain</a> by Julie Gelardi</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565856"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565856.jpg" /></span>Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens</a> by Jane Dunn</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1458057"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1458057.jpg" /></span>Female pharaohs [videodisc]</a> by Discovery Communications</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392680"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392680.jpg" /></span>Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia</a> by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520314"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520314.jpg" /></span>Livia, Empress of Rome: a biography</a> by Matthew Dennison</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1341726"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1341726.jpg" /></span>Maharanis: the extraordinary tale of four Indian queens and their journey from purdah to parliament</a> by Lucy Moore</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522432"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522432.jpg" /></span>She-wolves: the women who ruled England before Elizabeth</a> by Helen Castor</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542232"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542232.jpg" /></span>Sister queens: the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile</a> by Julia Fox</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1484254"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1484254.jpg" /></span>The sisters who would be queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: a Tudor tragedy</a> by Leanda de Lisle</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1229947"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1229947.jpg" /></span>Terrible tsarinas: five Russian women in power</a> by Henri Troyat ; translated by Andrea Lyn Secara</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1325697"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1325697.jpg" /></span>Theodora: empress of Byzantium</a> by Paolo Cesaretti ; translated from the Italian by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1163372"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1163372.jpg" /></span>Victoria's daughters</a> by Jerrold M. Packard</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155857"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1155857.jpg" /></span>The warrior queens</a> by Antonia Fraser</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234159"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1234159.jpg" /></span>Women in purple: rulers of medieval Byzantium</a> by Judith Herrin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1082791"><span class="jacket"></span>Women who ruled</a> by Guida M. Jackson</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/born-rule#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:05:00 +0000 SuzyQ 67226 at http://www.cantonpl.org Beautiful Cookbooks http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/beautiful-cookbooks If you read cooking blogs, you know the best of them have the most  delicious photos of food. The authors of the following cookbooks were bloggers first, and, if their books reflect their blogs, they will be gorgeous.<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599155"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599155.jpg" /></span>Rawsome Vegan Baking: An Un-cookbook for Raw, Gluten- free, Vegan, Beautiful and Sinfully Sweet Cookies, Cakes, Bars and Cupcakes</a> by Von Euw, Emily — Blogging at <a href="http://www.thisrawsomeveganlife.com/">This Rawsome Vegan Life</a>, Emily Von Euw's new cookbook is not only vegan, but also raw and gluten-free. Who knew all that healthy could look so good?</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599158"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599158.jpg" /></span>The oh she glows cookbook: over 100 vegan recipes to glow from the inside out</a> by Angela Liddon — Another vegan book and blog. <a href="http://ohsheglows.com/">Oh She Glows</a> is filled with healthy, vibrant recipes and the book promises more of the same.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599147"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599147.jpg" /></span>Handmade Gatherings: Recipes and Crafts for Seasonal Celebrations and Potluck Parties</a> by English, Ashley/ Altman, Jen (PHT) — Ashley English's blog, <a href="http://www.smallmeasure.com/">Small Measures</a> covers more than food. Homesteading, sustainable living and the joy of life might just about cover it, but her newest book focuses on recipes and crafts.</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1599160"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1599160.jpg" /></span>Sweet Paul eat &amp; make: charming recipes and kitchen crafts you will love</a> by Paul Lowe ; photographs by Alexandra Grablewski — For more crafts and food, try <a href="http://www.sweetpaulmag.com/">Sweet Paul</a>. This Norwegian blogger and food stylist has one of the prettiest blogs around.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/beautiful-cookbooks#comments Food and Cooking Adults Seniors Non-fiction Books May We Suggest Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:38:24 +0000 daviscrl 68165 at http://www.cantonpl.org