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Will Travel for Food

For many, part of the fun of visiting new places is exploring the restaurants, markets and foods unique to that area. We have books to help you find these culinary delights.

Food lovers' guide to Boston: the best restaurants, markets & local culinary offerings by Patricia Harris & David Lyon

Food lovers' guide to Brooklyn: the best restaurants, markets & local culinary offerings by Sherri Eisenberg

Food lovers' guide to Napa Valley: the best restaurants, markets & local culinary offerings by Jean Saylor Doppenberg

Food Lovers' Guide to Nashville: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings by Justus, Jennifer

World Series 2012

Major League Baseball is jetting toward the World Series faster than vendors can toss hot dogs to the hungry crowd. This year the World Series begins on October 24, 2012, so only a little over a month away. Will the Detroit Tigers make it into the playoffs? Only time will tell. We are one game behind the White Sox, so keep your fingers crossed and check out our awesome books and dvd's hightlighting Detroit's finest. Go Tigers!

The Detroit Tigers: a pictorial celebration of the greatest players and moments in Tigers history by William M. Anderson

Great Fourth Grade Reads

Looking for some great Fourth Grade reads? Try some of these:

The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate; illustrations by Patricia Castelao

Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume; illustrated by Roy Doty

The summer of the swans [by] Betsy Byars. Illustrated by Ted CoConis by Byars, Betsy Cromer

Frindle by Andrew Clements; pictures by Brian Selznick

Travel to the Wild

National Geographic guide to national parks of the United States by [Thomas B. Allen ... [et al.], writers]

Complete national parks of the United States: featuring 400+ parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, scenic trails, recreation areas, and seashores by Mel White

Guide to state parks of the United States by [prepared by the Book Division, National Geographic Society]

America's parks by photographs by Philippe Bourseiller ; essays by Jean-Franðcois Chaix, Gary Ferguson, and Roger Cans

Hiking Michigan by Roger E. Storm, Susan M. Wedzel

London Travel

Even if you can't make it to the Olympics in London this summer, you can use these books to plan (or daydream about) a trip to this fantastic city.

Fodor's 25 best London by Louise Nicholson; [additional writing by Sue Dobson]

London by main contributor, Michael Leapman

Frommer's London day by day by Joe Fullman

Family guide: London

Time out London 2012

Spring Break Mini-Breaks

Plymouth-Canton School's Spring Break starts on April 6th and you may have a great trip already planned. But if you can't fit in a long vacation to sunnier climates, why not plan a mini-break? We have some fantastic travel guides for close-by locations.

Detroit & Ann Arbor: a great destination by Jeff Counts

Fodor's 2012 Chicago by Margaret Kelly

Chicago restaurants 2012

Fodor's Toronto by Maria Hart

Ohio: off the beaten path: a guide to unique places by George and Carol Zimmerman

President's Obama's Reading List

On Friday, August 19th, 2011, while vacationing in Martha's Vineyard President Obama and his daughters made an impromptu stop at the island bookstore. Of the books purchased by the president were two new books: The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell and:

Rodin's debutante: a novel by Ward Just

The President also brought along three other books with him:

Cutting for stone : a novel by Abraham Verghese

To the end of the land by David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen

The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration by Isabel Wilkerson

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