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Earth Day Reading, Viewing & Listening

Earth day: Earth dayThe Canton Public Library is celebrating Earth Day from April 14-27 with a series of entertaining and educational programs. Topics include bat conservancy, organic eating, buying local food, and rain gardens. The week will wrap up with a fantastic performance by authentic Native American Dancers. The Library's collection if full of excellent books, dvds, and cds to help you celebrate with us:

America's neighborhood bats by Merlin D. Tuttle

The bat house builder's handbook by Merlin D. Tuttle, Mark Kiser, Selena Kiser

Bats by M. Brock Fenton

Wildlife heroes: 40 leading conservationists and the animals they are committed to saving by Julie Scardina and Jeff Flocken ; with photo editor Sterling Zumbrunn

Nature wars: the incredible story of how wildlife comebacks turned backyards into battlegrounds by Jim Sterba

Last chance to see [videodisc]: animals on the verge of extinction by West Park Pictures Production ; BBC Wales

Simply organic: a cookbook for sustainable, seasonal, and local ingredients by Jesse Ziff Cool ; photographs by France Ruffenach

Organically raised: conscious cooking for babies and toddlers by Anni Daulter with Shanté Lanay ; photography by Gina Sabatella

Fresh & fast vegetarian: recipes that make a meal by Marie Simmons ; photographs by Luca Trovato

Start fresh: your child's jump start to lifelong healthy eating by Tyler Florence ; photographs by John Lee

Clean start: inspiring you to eat clean and live well with 100 new clean food recipes by Terry Walters ; photography by Gentl & Hyers

The conscious kitchen: the new way to buy and cook food- -to protect the earth, improve your health, and eat deliciously by Alexandra Zissu

Eat naked: unprocessed, unpolluted, and undressed eating for a healthier, sexier you by Margaret Floyd

Clean food: a seasonal guide to eating close to the source by Terry Walters ; photography by Gentl & Hyers

Foraged flavor: finding fabulous ingredients in your backyard or farmer's market by Tama Matsuoka Wong with Eddy Leroux ; foreword by Daniel Boulud

The locavore way: discover and enjoy the pleasures of locally grown food by Amy Cotler

Locavore [videodisc]: local diet— healthy planet by The Living Farm presents in association with Terravision

Rain gardens: sustainable landscaping for a beautiful yard and a healthy world by Lynn M. Steiner and Robert W. Domm

Rain gardens: sustainable rainwater management for the garden and designed landscape by Nigel Dunnett & Andy Clayden

Indian nations of North America by Anton Treuer ... [et al.] ; foreword by Herman J. Viola

Native universe: voices of Indian America by Gerald McMaster and Clifford E. Trafzer, editors

Music for the Native Americans [sound recording] by Robbie Robertson & the Red Road Ensemble

Rough guide to Native America [sound recording]

500 nations: an illustrated history of North American Indians by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ; based on a documentary filmscript by Jack Leustig, Roberta Grossman, Lee Miller, and William Morgan with contributions by John M.D. Pohl

Encyclopedia of native tribes of North America by Michael Johnson, author ; Richard Hook, illustrator

American Indian dances [sound recording]: Apache, Sioux, Navaho

Arts & crafts of the Native American tribe by Michael Johnson & Bill Yenne

500 nations [videodisc] by a Tig Productions presents in association with RCS Films & TV and Majestic Films and Television International ; a Jack Leustig film