Sugar cookie murder [large print] by Joanne Fluke
A Redbird Christmas [large print]: a novel by Fannie Flagg
Skipping Christmas [large print] by John Grisham
A Cedar Cove Christmas [large print] by Debbie Macomber
A Christmas journey [large print] by Anne Perry
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore by Robin Sloan — A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore.
Happy Holidays! Our next book discussion is Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 2:00-3:00PM in Group Study Room A,. We will be discussing CANADA by Richard Ford. Copies will be available beginning Friday, December 19; request a copy from a librarian at Canton Public Library's Information Desk.
Canada by Richard Ford.
A New York Christmas: a novel by Anne Perry
Present darkness: a novel by Malla Nunn
India Black and the gentleman thief by Carol K. Carr
The nightingale before Christmas by Donna Andrews
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron
The round house by Louise Erdrich
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Skeleton man [electronic resource] by Joseph Bruchac
War dances by Sherman Alexie
Killing Custer by James Welch with Paul Stekler
No Name by Tim Tingle
The wicked girls by Alex Marwood
Abroad by Katie Crouch
Broken Harbor by Tana French
And when she was good by Laura Lippman
The silent wife: a novel by A.S.A. Harrison
Waiting for Wednesday by Nicci French
Under a silent moon: a novel by Elizabeth Haynes
Here are some great books for 12th grade, complete with fiction and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!
The fall by Bethany Griffin
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick
We were liars by E. Lockhart
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Sex and violence: a novel by Carrie Mesrobian
Here are some great books for 11th grade, complete with fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Make sure to check out our other high school lists as well!
The diviners by Libba Bray
The impossible knife of memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
Why we broke up: novel by Daniel Handler ; art by Maira Kalman
Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets by Evan Roskos
September girls by Bennett Madison
The coldest girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Here are some suggested reads for tenth grade, with fiction, historical fiction, graphic novels and everything in between. make sure to also check out our other high school lists!
The story of Owen: dragon slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston
The midnight dress by Karen Foxlee
The summer prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
If I ever get out of here: a novel with paintings by Eric Gansworth
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Code name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Killer of enemies by Joseph Bruchac
A brief history of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper
The fault in our stars by John Green
Reality Boy by a novel by A.S. King
Popular a memoir: Vintage wisdom for a modern geek by Maya Van Wagenen
Hole in my life by Jack Gantos
The earth, my butt, and other big, round things by Carolyn Mackler
Far far away by Tom McNeal, a sinister take on Hansel and Gretel
Akata witch by Nnedi Okorafor, essentially Harry Potter set in Nigeria
Eat, brains, love by Jeff Hart
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
How I became a ghost: a Choctaw trail of tears story by Tim Tingle
The five languages of apology [large print]: how to experience healing in all your relationships by Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas
The Arnifour affair by Gregory Harris
Buried by Kate Watterson
Death stalks Door County by Patricia Skalka
All things murder by Jeanne Quigley
Bloom and doom by Beverly Allen
There is a cure for diabetes: the 21-day+ holistic recovery program by Gabriel Cousens ; forewords by Sandra Rose Michael and Brian R. Clement
The American Diabetes Association vegetarian cookbook: satisfying, bold, and flavorful recipes from the garden by Chef Steven Petusevsky, author of The Whole Foods Market Cookbook
Type 2 diabetes [videodisc]: a case for cardiovascular intervention by produced in cooperation with the American Association of Diabetes Educators
An event in autumn by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case.
The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession by Dana Goldstein. Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?
A share in death by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series. It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.
The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti
Bernida: a Michigan sailing legend by Al Declercq and Tom Ervin with Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by David Miles
Island magic by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci
M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe
Up, up, up dear dragon by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell
Alien ice cream by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee
The Rosie project by Graeme Simsion — Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, designs the Wife Project: a sixteen-page survey to find his perfect partner. Don quickly disqualifies Rosie Jarman as a candidate, but agrees help Rosie on her own quest: identifying her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on the Father Project, Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie-and the realization that, despite your best scientific efforts, you don't find love, it finds you.
On Saturday, November 15 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM we will be discussing:
The monuments men: Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter — While Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloging the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Momuments Men, risked their lives to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture.
A bigamist's daughter by Alice McDermott
Buster Midnight's Cafe by Sandra Dallas
Echo by Francesca Lia Block
Flight behavior: a novel by Barbara Kingsolver
The round house by Louise Erdrich
The flight of Gemma Hardy: a novel by Margot Livesey
The mercy rule by Perri Klass
The beginner's goodbye: a novel by Anne Tyler