May We Suggest http://www.cantonpl.org/special/may-we-suggest All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US 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 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:29:30 +0000 SuzyQ 67226 at http://www.cantonpl.org Picture Books for Women's History Month http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/picture-books-womens-history-month March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, try one of these great picture books with positive stories featuring strong female characters. <div><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200420"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1200420.jpg" /></span>Dancing in the wings</a> by Debbie Allen ; pictures by Kadir Nelson<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls' taunts that she is much too tall.</span></p><br /><br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1273920"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1273920.jpg" /></span>The dot</a> by Peter H. Reynolds<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.</span></p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565065"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565065.jpg" /></span>The girl with a brave heart: a tale from Tehran</a> by written by Rita Jahan-Fouruz ; illustrated by Vali Mintzi<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">After showing kindness to a strange old woman, Shiraz receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister, Nargues, suffers a less pleasant fate in this adaptation of the Grimm's fairy tale, Mother Hulda, reset in Tehran, Iran.</span></p> <p></p> </div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433333"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433333.jpg" /></span>Grace for president</a> by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures to LeUyen Pham<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">When Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, she decides to run for school president.</span></p> <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1532966"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1532966.jpg" /></span>Marisol McDonald doesn't match</a> by story, Monica Brown ; illustrations, Sara Palacios ; Spanish translation, Adriana Domínguez = Marisol McDonald no combina / cuento, Monica Brown ; ilustraciones, Sara Palacios ; traducción al español, Adriana Domínguez<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.</span></p><p class="book-record"><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;"></span></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528184"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528184.jpg" /></span>Me— Jane</a> by Patrick McDonnell<br />Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals.</p> <p></p><div><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<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to planting flowers in the dirt, without giving up their tiaras.</span></p> <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1185045"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1185045.jpg" /></span>The paper bag princess</a> by story, Robert N. Munsch ; illus- trations, Michael Martchenko<br />The Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon, outsmarts him, and rescues Ronald --- who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance.</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353556"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353556.jpg" /></span>Pirate girl</a> by Cornelia Funke ; illustrated by Kerstin Meyer ; translated by Chantal Wright<br />Ferocious Captian Firebeard thinks that he and his band of ruthless pirates rule the high seas. But Firebeard's crew meet their match when they kidnap a girl named Molly<br /></p> <br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1268201"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1268201.jpg" /></span>Players in pigtails</a> by Shana Corey ; illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Katie Casey, a fictional character, helps start the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which gave women the opportunity to play professional baseball while America was involved in World War II.</span></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433342"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433342.jpg" /></span>Princess Grace</a> by Mary Hoffman ; pictures by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess.</span></p> <p></p><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574326"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574326.jpg" /></span>Rosie Revere, engineer</a> by Andrea Beaty ; illustrated by David Roberts<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.</span></p></div><br /><br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1142699"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1142699.jpg" /></span>Rumpelstiltskin's daughter</a> by Diane Stanley<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom.</span></p><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219793"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219793.jpg" /></span>SkySisters</a> by Jan Bourdeau Waboose ; illustrated by Brian Deines<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Two Ojibway sisters trek across the frozen north country to see the SkySpirits, the Northern Lights.</span></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1477477"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1477477.jpg" /></span>Sparrow Girl</a> by written by Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Yoko Tanaka<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">When China's leader declares a war on sparrows, Ming-Li cannot think of the sky without birds in it, and while her countrymen are killing the birds, she and her brother try to save as many as they can.</span></p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1215197"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1215197.jpg" /></span>Stand tall, Molly Lou Melon</a> by written by Patty Lovell ; illustrated by David Catrow<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Even when the class bully at her new school makes fun of her, Molly remembers what her grandmother told her and she feels good about herself.</span></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1118198"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1118198.jpg" /></span>Swamp Angel</a> by Anne Isaacs ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.</span></p> <p></p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282259"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282259.jpg" /></span>Thunder Rose</a> by Jerdine Nolen ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson<br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.4320001602173px;line-height:19.6275196075439px;">Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.</span></p> <p></p> </div></div></div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/picture-books-womens-history-month#comments History Listeners Beginning Readers Fiction Non-fiction Biography Inspirational Fiction Picture Book Realistic Fiction May We Suggest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 lovetta 77845 at http://www.cantonpl.org Every Day is a Good Day to Read http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/every-day-good-day-read March is National Reading Month, and we want to stress how important it is to read to your child everyday. If you read just 15 minutes a day during the first five years of a child's life, that's over 450 hours (or over 19 whole days!) of reading by their fifth birthday. There is a book for every day of the week, and we can prove it:<div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524771"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524771.jpg" /></span>Monday is one day</a> by Arthur A. Levine ; illustrated by Julian Hector</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1083536"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1083536.jpg" /></span>Tuesday</a> by David Wiesner</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1611219"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1611219.jpg" /></span>Wednesday</a> by Anne Bertier ; translated from the French by Claudia Z. Bedrick</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1231409"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1231409.jpg" /></span>Where does Thursday go?</a> by words, Janeen Brian ; pictures, Stephen Michael King</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1442085"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1442085.jpg" /></span>Friday my Radio Flyer flew</a> by Zachary Pullen</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568761"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568761.jpg" /></span>Saturday is Dadurday</a> by Robin Pulver ; illustrations by R.W. Alley</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1497076"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1497076.jpg" /></span>Sunday love</a> by Alison Paul</p> </div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/every-day-good-day-read#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Parents Picture Book May We Suggest Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 ms.amelia 77671 at http://www.cantonpl.org Celebrating Extraordinary Women Throughout History http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/celebrating-extraordinary-women-throught-history <p>Marie Curie. Eleanor Roosevelt. Susan B. Anthony. Elizabeth I of England. Florence Nightingale. These remarkable women are well known to most of us, but there are many others in history just as remarkable whose names may not be as recognizable. In honor of <a href="http://womenshistorymonth.gov/index.html">Women's History Month</a> we should all make some time to learn about them by reading some of the many biographies to found in the library's collection:</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1431962"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1431962.jpg" /></span>Bella Abzug: how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way: an oral history</a> by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom — <strong>Bella Abzug</strong>, American lawyer, congresswoman and social activist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1222765"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1222765.jpg" /></span>Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy: a life</a> by Jean Bethke Elshtain — <strong>Jane Addams</strong>, American social reformer, suffrage leader and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379224"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1379224.jpg" /></span>Anna of all the Russias: the life of Anna Akhmatova</a> by Elaine Feinstein — <strong>Anna Akhmatova</strong>, Influential Russian poet</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1352731"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1352731.jpg" /></span>Arbella: England's lost queen</a> by Sarah Gristwood — <strong>Arbella</strong>, English Renaissance noblewoman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1316099"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1316099.jpg" /></span>To the heart of the Nile: Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of Central Africa</a> by Richard Hall — <strong>Florence Baker</strong>, Explorer of Central Africa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219336"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219336.jpg" /></span>A lady, first: my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome</a> by Letitia Baldrige — <strong>Letitia Baldridge</strong>, American etiquette writer and White House social secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1135707"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1135707.jpg" /></span>Desert queen: the extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell: adventurer, advisor to kings, ally of Lawrence of Arabia</a> by Janet Wallach — <strong>Gertrude Bell</strong>, English writer, traveller and archaeologist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1064269"><span class="jacket"></span>Margaret Bourke-White: a biography</a> by Vicki Goldberg — <strong>Margaret Bourke-White</strong>, American documentary photographer. Was the first female photographer for Life magazine</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1350279"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1350279.jpg" /></span>Mistress Bradstreet: the untold life of America's first poet</a> by Charlotte Gordon — <strong>Anne Bradstreet</strong>, First American woman poet to have her works published</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1107574"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1107574.jpg" /></span>America's first woman lawyer: the biography of Myra Bradwell</a> by Jane M. Friedman — <strong>Myra Bradwell</strong>, First woman lawyer to practice in the United States</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1129086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1129086.jpg" /></span>A schoolteacher in old Alaska: the story of Hannah Breece</a> by edited and with an introduction and commentary by Jane Jacobs — <strong>Hannah Breece</strong>, Teacher on the Alaskan frontier 1904-1918</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1129112"><span class="jacket"></span>Queen of Bohemia: the life of Louise Bryant</a> by Mary V. Dearborn — <strong>Louise Bryant</strong>, American journalist and political activist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1003221"><span class="jacket"></span>Immigrant saint: the life of Mother Cabrini</a> by Pietro Di Donato — <strong>Frances Cabrini</strong>, First American citizen to be canonized a saint by the Catholic Church</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1509716"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1509716.jpg" /></span>Catherine of Siena: a passionate life</a> by Don Brophy — <strong>Catherine of Siena</strong>, Catholic philosopher, theologian and Dominican nun</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1235378"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1235378.jpg" /></span>Camille Claudel: a life</a> by Odile Ayral-Clause — <strong>Camille Claudel</strong>, French sculptor and graphic artist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1106030"><span class="jacket"></span>Queen Bess: daredevil aviator</a> by Doris L. Rich — <strong>Bessie Coleman</strong>, First African American woman pilot</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1124856"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1124856.jpg" /></span>Spyglass: an autobiography</a> by Hélène Deschamps; edited by Karyn Monget — <strong>Helene Deschamps</strong>, Heroine of the French Resistance in World War II</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1389222"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1389222.jpg" /></span>America's Joan of Arc: the life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson</a> by J. 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Michael Smith — <strong>Molly Ivins</strong>, Amerian journalist, political commentator and humorist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1313675"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1313675.jpg" /></span>Harriet Jacobs: a life</a> by Jean Fagan Yellin — <strong>Harriet Jacobs</strong>, American writer, abolitionist and social reformer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1107835"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1107835.jpg" /></span>Dancing spirit: an autobiography</a> by Judith Jamison with Howard Kaplan — <strong>Judith Jamison</strong>, American dancer and choreographer for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1200598"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1200598.jpg" /></span>Mother Jones: the most dangerous woman in America</a> by Elliott J. Gorn — <strong>Mary Harris "Mother" Jones</strong>, American labor and community organizer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1165806"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1165806.jpg" /></span>Barbara Jordan: American hero</a> by Mary Beth Rogers — <strong>Barbara Jordan</strong>, First Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Houe of Representatives from the South</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1051245"><span class="jacket"></span>The sun in the morning: my early years in India and England</a> by M.M. Kaye — <strong>M.M. Kaye</strong>, British novelist and memoirist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1189371"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1189371.jpg" /></span>Fanny Kemble's civil wars</a> by Catherine Clinton — <strong>Fanny Kemble</strong>, British actress and anitslavery activist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1509720"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1509720.jpg" /></span>Beautiful: the life of Hedy Lamarr</a> by Stephen Michael Shearer — <strong>Hedy Lamarr</strong>, Austrian-American actress, scientist, inventor and mathematician</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1489822"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1489822.jpg" /></span>Dorothea Lange: a life beyond limits</a> by Linda Gordon — <strong>Dorothea Lange</strong>, Documentary photographer and photojournalst</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1356960"><span class="jacket"></span>Miss Leavitt's stars: the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe</a> by George Johnson — <strong>Henrietta Swan Leavitt</strong>, Groundbreaking American astronomer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1020569"><span class="jacket"></span>Ann the Word: the life of Mother Ann Lee, founder of the Shakers</a> by Nardi Reeder Campion — <strong>Mother Ann Lee</strong>, Founder of the Shakers</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1416795"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1416795.jpg" /></span>Belva Lockwood: the woman who would be president</a> by Jill Norgren — <strong>Belva Lockwood</strong>, Anerican lawyer, advocate for women's suffrage and Presidential candidate in 1884 and 1888 for the National Equal Rights Party</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1124218"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1124218.jpg" /></span>Lost Bird of Wounded Knee: spirit of the Lakota</a> by Reneé Sansom Flood — <strong>Lost Bird</strong>, Survivor of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1032704"><span class="jacket"></span>Straight on till morning: the biography of Beryl Markham</a> by Mary S. Lovell — <strong>Beryl Markham</strong>, British aviator and adventurer. First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1146433"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1146433.jpg" /></span>Doors to Madame Marie</a> by Odette Meyers — <strong>Odette Meyers</strong>, Holocaust survivor</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1193291"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1193291.jpg" /></span>Sister: the life of legendary American interior decorator Mrs. Henry Parish II</a> by Apple Parish Bartlett and Susan Bartlett Crater — <strong>Sister Parish</strong>, American interior decorator. Was the first interior designer to decorate the Kennedy White House</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467646"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467646.jpg" /></span>The woman behind the New Deal: the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience</a> by Kirstin Downey — <strong>Frances Perkins</strong>, U.S. Secretary of Labor (1933-45). Was the first woman appointed to the United States Cabinet</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1454913"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1454913.jpg" /></span>Emily Post: daughter of the Gilded Age, mistress of American manners</a> by Laura Claridge — <strong>Emily Post</strong>, American writer on etiquette</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1268491"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1268491.jpg" /></span>Among stone giants: the life of Katherine Routledge and her remarkable expedition to Easter Island</a> by Jo Anne Van Tilburg; foreword by Andrew Tatham — <strong>Katherine Routledge</strong>, Archaeologist on Easter Island</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1344260"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1344260.jpg" /></span>Mary Seacole: the most famous black woman of the Victorian Age</a> by Jane Robinson — <strong>Mary Seacole</strong>, Jamaican nurse in the Crimean War</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1314353"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1314353.jpg" /></span>Betty Shabazz: a remarkable story of survival and faith before and after Malcolm X</a> by Russell J. Rickford; foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams — <strong>Betty Shabazz</strong>, American educator and civil rights activist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1098476"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1098476.jpg" /></span>Edith Stein, a biography</a> by Waltraud Herbstrith; translated by Bernard Bonowitz — <strong>Edith Stein</strong>, German philosopher, nun and saint of the Catholic church</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1396837"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1396837.jpg" /></span>The thread that runs so true</a> by Jesse Stuart — <strong>Jesse Stuart</strong>, American writer of novels, short stories and poetry about Southern Appalachia</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1143118"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1143118.jpg" /></span>Maria Tallchief: America's prima ballerina</a> by Maria Tallchief with Larry Kaplan — <strong>Maria Tallchief</strong>, First American prima ballerina</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1113250"><span class="jacket"></span>More than a muckraker: Ida Tarbellʼs lifetime in journalism</a> by edited, with an introduction, by Robert C. Kochersberger — <strong>Ida Tarbell</strong>, American teacher and "muckraking" journalist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1385430"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1385430.jpg" /></span>The hiding place</a> by Corrie Ten Boom; with Elizabeth &amp; John Sherrill — <strong>Corrie ten Boom</strong>, Dutch Christian Holocaust survivor who helped many Jews escape the Nazis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1093533"><span class="jacket"></span>Push comes to shove</a> by Twyla Tharp — <strong>Twyla Tharp</strong>, American dancer and choreographer</p> <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 — <strong>Theodora</strong>, Empress of the Byzantine Empire</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1278944"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1278944.jpg" /></span>Saint Thérèse of Lisieux</a> by Kathryn Harrison — <strong>Therese of Lisieux</strong>, French Carmelite nun and Catholic saint</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1199693"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1199693.jpg" /></span>On her own ground: the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker</a> by A'Lelia Bundles — <strong>C.J. Walker</strong>, African American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur and philanthropist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1165794"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1165794.jpg" /></span>To keep the waters troubled: the life of Ida B. Wells</a> by Linda O. McMurry — <strong>Ida B. Wells</strong>, African American journalist and newspaper editor</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1041271"><span class="jacket"></span>Fanny Wright, rebel in America</a> by Celia Morris Eckhardt — <strong>Fanny Wright</strong>, Scottish-born writer, feminist, abolitionist &amp; social reformer of the 19th century</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/history/celebrating-extraordinary-women-throught-history#comments History Teens Adults Non-fiction Biography May We Suggest women's history Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:15:31 +0000 SuzyQ 24089 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Sixth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-sixth-graders <p></p><h3>Sixth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1194571"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1194571.jpg" /></span>Stowaway</a> by Karen Hesse; with illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1227357"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1227357.jpg" /></span>Journey to the river sea</a> by Eva Ibbotson; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1454415"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1454415.jpg" /></span>Sword</a> by Da Chen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1202785"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1202785.jpg" /></span>A single shard</a> by Linda Sue Park</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1510595"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1510595.jpg" /></span>Moon over Manifest</a> by Clare Vanderpool</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-sixth-graders#comments Tweens Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:03:21 +0000 albergak 77884 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Fifth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-fifth-graders <p></p><h3>Fifth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433428"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433428.jpg" /></span>Shooting the moon</a> by Frances O'Roark Dowell</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1216658"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1216658.jpg" /></span>Boston Jane: an adventure</a> by Jennifer L. Holm</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1074612"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1074612.jpg" /></span>Number the stars</a> by Lois Lowry</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528854"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528854.jpg" /></span>Unsinkable</a> by Gordon Korman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1321587"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1321587.jpg" /></span>Maroo of the winter caves</a> by Ann Turnbull</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-fifth-graders#comments Kids Tweens Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:02:12 +0000 albergak 77883 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Fourth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-fourth-graders <p></p><h3>Fourth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1034788"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1034788.jpg" /></span>My side of the mountain</a> written and illustrated by Jean George</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1356204"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1356204.jpg" /></span>Whittington</a> by Alan Armstrong; illustrated by S.D. Schindler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1243142"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1243142.jpg" /></span>Crispin: the cross of lead</a> by Avi</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1380545"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1380545.jpg" /></span>My last skirt: the story of Jennie Hodgers, Union soldier</a> by Lynda Durrant</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1412805"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1412805.jpg" /></span>The lacemaker</a> by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-fourth-graders#comments Kids Tweens Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:01:13 +0000 albergak 77882 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Third Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-third-graders <p></p><h3>Third Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1400533"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1400533.jpg" /></span>Night boat to freedom</a> by Margot Theis Raven; pictures by E.B. Lewis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1090679"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1090679.jpg" /></span>Morning Girl</a> by Michael Dorris</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1086441"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1086441.jpg" /></span>Pedro's journal: a voyage with Christopher Columbus, August 3, 1492-February 14, 1493</a> by Pam Conrad; illustrated by Peter Koeppen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1099970"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1099970.jpg" /></span>Twenty and ten</a> by Claire Huchet Bishop, as told by Janet Joly; illustrated by William Pène du Bois</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1059124"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1059124.jpg" /></span>Sarah, plain and tall</a> by Patricia MacLachlan</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-third-graders#comments Beginning Readers Kids Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:00:10 +0000 albergak 77881 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Second Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-second-graders <h3>Second Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1251390"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1251390.jpg" /></span>Meet Kaya: an American girl</a> by Janet Shaw; illustrations, Bill Farnsworth ; vignettes, Susan McAliley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1070663"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1070663.jpg" /></span>The Golly Sisters go West</a> by Betsy Byars; pictures by Sue Truesdell</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1245247"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1245247.jpg" /></span>Five smooth stones: Hope's diary, book one</a> by Kristiana Gregory</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1112685"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1112685.jpg" /></span>Baseball saved us</a> by Ken Mochizuki; illustrated by Dom Lee</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1145394"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1145394.jpg" /></span>Edward and the pirates</a> by David McPhail</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-second-graders#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:58:14 +0000 albergak 77880 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for First Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-first-graders <h3>First Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1281740"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1281740.jpg" /></span>Dinosaur hunter</a> by Elaine Marie Alphin; pictures by Don Bolognese</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1195959"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1195959.jpg" /></span>Sam's Wild West Christmas</a> by Nancy Antle; pictures by S.D. Schindler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1265972"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1265972.jpg" /></span>Prairie friends</a> by Nancy Smiler Levinson; pictures by Stacey Schuett</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1123113"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1123113.jpg" /></span>Dust for dinner</a> by Ann Turner; pictures by Robert Barrett</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155293"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1155293.jpg" /></span>The 18 penny goose</a> by Sally M. Walker; pictures by Ellen Beier</p> <p></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-first-graders#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:56:23 +0000 albergak 77879 at http://www.cantonpl.org Historical Fiction for Kindergarteners http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-kindergarteners <p></p><h3>Kindergarten</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1409766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1409766.jpg" /></span>We're sailing down the Nile: a journey through Egypt</a> by Laurie Krebs; illustrated by Anne Wilson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1168899"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1168899.jpg" /></span>Erandi's braids</a> by Antonio Hernandez Madrigal; illustrated by Tomie dePaola</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1056649"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1056649.jpg" /></span>Madeline</a> story and pictures by Ludwig Bemelmans</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1183383"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1183383.jpg" /></span>Marguerite makes a book</a>  by Bruce Robertson; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1281125"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1281125.jpg" /></span>How I became a pirate</a> by Melinda Long; illustrated by David Shannon</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/historical-fiction-kindergarteners#comments Listeners Beginning Readers Fiction Historical Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:54:00 +0000 albergak 77878 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adventure Fiction for Sixth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-sixth-graders <p></p><h3>Sixth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1026593"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1026593.jpg" /></span>Julie of the wolves</a> by Jean Craighead George ; pictures by John Schoenherr</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1206223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1206223.jpg" /></span>Stormbreaker</a> by Anthony Horowitz</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1392222"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1392222.jpg" /></span>Kiki Strike: inside the shadow city</a> by Kirsten Miller</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1415590"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1415590.jpg" /></span>Camel rider</a> by Prue Mason</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1326890"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1326890.jpg" /></span>Airborn</a> by Kenneth Oppel</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-sixth-graders#comments Tweens Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:21:43 +0000 albergak 77875 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adventure Fiction for Fifth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-fifth-graders <p></p><h3>Fifth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571947"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1571947.jpg" /></span>Akiko in the Sprubly Islands</a> written and illustrated by Mark Crilley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521220"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521220.jpg" /></span>Take me to the river</a> by Will Hobbs</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1412789"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1412789.jpg" /></span>Getting air</a> by Dan Gutman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496481"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496481.jpg" /></span>Nature Girl</a> by Jane Kelley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521239"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521239.jpg" /></span>We are not eaten by yaks</a> by C. Alexander London</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-fifth-graders#comments Kids Tweens Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:20:49 +0000 albergak 77874 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adventure Fiction for Fourth Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-fourth-graders <p></p><h3>Fourth Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1416629"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1416629.jpg" /></span>Leepike Ridge</a> by N.D. Wilson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1336480"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1336480.jpg" /></span>MVP*: *Magellan Voyage Project</a> by Douglas Evans; pictures by John Shelley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1412848"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1412848.jpg" /></span>The white giraffe</a> by Lauren St. John; illustrated by David Dean</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1563786"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1563786.jpg" /></span>The adventures of a South Pole pig</a> by Chris Kurtz ; illustrations by Jennifer Black Reinhardt</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520969"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520969.jpg" /></span>The African safari discovery</a> created by Jeff Brown; written by Josh Greenhut; pictures by Macky Pamintuan</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-fourth-graders#comments Kids Tweens Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:19:32 +0000 albergak 77873 at http://www.cantonpl.org Adventure Fiction for Third Graders http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-third-graders <p></p><h3>Third Grade</h3><p></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1469998"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1469998.jpg" /></span>Frankie Pickle and the closet of doom</a> written and illustrated by Eric Wight</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435589"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435589.jpg" /></span>Gorilla city</a> by Small, Charlie</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1380549"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1380549.jpg" /></span>Roxie and the hooligans</a> by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521097"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521097.jpg" /></span>Lair of the bat monster</a> by Ursula Vernon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1360643"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1360643.jpg" /></span>The blue ghost</a> by Marion Dane Bauer; illustrated by Suling Wang</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adventure-fiction-third-graders#comments Kids Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:18:03 +0000 albergak 77872 at http://www.cantonpl.org