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New and Fantastical for Teens

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott

Rook by Sharon Cameron

Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell

Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti

Shadowshaper by Older, Daniel Jose

Red queen by Victoria Aveyard

The witch hunter by Virginia Boecker

An ember in the ashes: a novel by Sabaa Tahir

The Great Outdoors @ the Movies

The bear [videodisc] by Price Entertainment ; a Tri-Star release

Eight below [videodisc] by presented by Walt Disney Pictures ; in association with Spyglass Entertainment ; a Mandeville Films production

Fly away home [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Sandollar production

Into the wild [videodisc] by Paramount Vantage and River Road Entertainment present a Square One C.I.H./Linson Film production

Jeremiah Johnson [videodisc] by Warner Bros. presents a Sydney Pollack film

Kon-Tiki [videodisc] by director, Espen Sandberg, Joachim R̨nning ; producer, Aage Aaberge, Jeremy Thomas ; screenwriter, Petter Skavlan

Popular Realistic Fiction For Teens

Anatomy of a misfit by Andrea Portes

We are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Anna and the French kiss by Stephanie Perkins

If I stay: a novel by Gayle Forman

Shonen Manga

Looking for some new shonen to read after Naruto, Fairy Tail, and Attack on Titan? Try one of these:

Psyren. Vol. 1, Urban legend by story and art by Toshiaki Iwashiro ; [translation, Camellia Nieh ; lettering, Annaliese Christman]

Magi: the labyrinth of magic. 1 by story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry ; touch-up art & lettering, Stephen Dutro

Assassination classroom. 1, Time for assassination by story and art by Yusei Matsui ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Bryant Turnage ; touch-up & lettering, Stephen Dutro

Blood blockade battlefront. Vol. 1, secret society in the sealed city of magic. by story and art, Yasuhiro Nightow ; translation, Matthew Johnson ; lettering and retouch, Studio Cutie

Gale Courses Begin June 17

Fight the summer slump by learning something new-at your own pace. Gale courses offer 6-week classes in a variety of topics, from graphic design to law (and much more)!

The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, June 17. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!

Murder Will Out: July 2015

Looking for something new to read?   Check out one of these new authors or Martin Edwards' anthology of Golden Age detectives featuring wonderful stories written during the 1920s-1930s.

What We're Reading: July 2015

Looking for reading/viewing suggestions to earn a Connect Your Summer 2015 badge?  May we suggest:

Living is easy with eyes closed [videodisc] by Outsider Pictures and 6 Sales presents ; produced by Cristina Huete ; written and directed by David Trueba — Around the World:eLectrified

Little men, big world ; Vanity row by W.R. Burnett ; [introduction by Rick Ollerman] — Sleuth It: Super Bookworm

Crack of the bat: a history of baseball on the radio by James R. Walker ; foreword by Pat Hughes — Games On or Curtains Up: Super Bookworm

UTR [videodisc]: under the radar Michigan. Season 2. Disc 1 & 2 by Tom Daldin, host, writer, producer ; Jim Edelman, director, producer ; Eric Tremonti, director — My Mitten: eLectrified

Dragonflies: magnificent creatures of water, air, and land by Pieter van Dokkum — Animal Lover: Super Bookworm

Romantic Comedy Manga

Maid Sama! Vol. 1 by Hiro Fujiwara

Kiss of the rose princess. Volume 1 by story and art by Aya Shouoto ; translation/Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up art & lettering/Inori Fukuda Trant

Ouran High School Host Club. Vol. 1 by Bisco Hatori

Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 1 by story & art by Kyousuke Motomi

Shugo Chara! Vol. 1 by Peach-Pit ; translated by June Kato ; adapted by David Walsh ; lettered by North Market Street Graphics

Toradora!. Vol. 1 by based on the novels by Yuyuko Takemiya ; manga artwork by Zekkyou ; [translation, Adrienne Beck ; adaptation, Janet Houck ; retouch & lettering, Roland Amago]

Musicians @ the Movies

Jimi [videodisc]: all is by my side by XLrator Media ; Darko Entertainment ; Freeman Film ; Matador Pictures ; Subotica Films ; Bord Scannan na Heireann ; The Irish Film Board ; produced by Sean McKittrick, Jeff Culotta, Danny Bramson, Brandon Freeman, Anthony Burns, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Nigel Thomas ; written and directed by John Ridley — Jimi Hendrix

Walk the line [videodisc] by Fox 2000 Pictures ; Tree Line Films ; Konrad Pictures ; Catfish Productions — Johnny Cash

Get on up [videodisc]: the James Brown story Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; a Jagged Films/Brian Grazer production ; in association with Wyolah Films ; produced by Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman ; written by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth ; directed by Tate TaylorJames Brown

Beyond the sea [videodisc] by Lions Gate Films presents an Archer Street, QI Quality International, Trigger Street production, a Kevin Spacey film — Bobby Darin

Coal miner's daughter [videodisc] by Universal Studios, Inc — Loretta Lynn

Curtains Up! Biographies

Earn your Curtains Up! badge by reading about one of these authors, actors, journalists, artists, or musicians.

George Harrison: behind the locked door by Graeme Thomson

A fine romance by Candice Bergen

Young Eliot: from St. Louis to The waste land by Robert Crawford

A complex fate: William L. Shirer and the American century by Ken Cuthbertson

It's a long story: my life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz

Words without music: a memoir by Philip Glass