Kids

Duck Readers

With so many ponds nearby, I've been noticing a lot of ducks waddling around outside the library. Ducks are such nice birds — sometimes I like to feed them bread! I like reading about ducks, too. What about you? The library has lots of great books in our Readers section all about ducks! Try:

Ducks in muck by Lori Haskins ; illustrated by Valeria Petrone

Lucky duck by written by Ellen Weiss ; illustrated by Brian Lies

Goose and Duck by Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Priscilla Lamont

Duck & company by Kathy Caple

And maybe next time you come to the library, you'll see some ducks outside on the grass, too!

Spring, where did you go?

I don't know about you, but with all the snow that fell today, it sure doesn't feel like spring to me.  Would you rather be thinking about warm weather and playing outside? If so, Sunny Days and Starry Nights will help. Flip through this book and find lots of ideas for fun stuff you can do outside. Plan some outdoor activites for yourself, and before you know it, it will actually be nice enough outside to do them!

The World of Biscuit

Are you a puppy lover? Then you will love Biscuit!  Biscuit is a little yellow pup who just loves to have fun.  Meet him in the first of many books in the Biscuit series for beginning readers.  He's also the star of several picture books and board books! Want to learn more about the world of Biscuit? Visit the website of the author behind the series, Alyssa Satin Capucilli. 

Going to the Dogs

Bolt, Beverly Hills ChihuahuaHotel for Dogs.  There have been a lot of family films released with dogs in them lately.  But they've always been a surefire Hollywood hit all the way back to the days of Lassie and Rin Tin Tin. With the DVD release of Bolt this week, maybe it’s time to revisit some of Canton Public Library’s other family films starring dogs.   

Dancing Picture Books

If you enjoy dancing, you may enjoy some fun picture books about these little dancers:

Tessa's tip-tapping toes by Carolyn Crimi; illustrated by Marsha Gray Carrington

Dancing class by H.M. Ehrlich; pictures by Laura Rader

Harriet dancing by Ruth Symes; illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church

Hop jump by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Angelina ballerina by story by Katharine Holabird; illustrations by Helen Craig

Hey, kids - meet Marley!

Marley, the lovable Labrador who inspired a best-selling book and a hit movie, now comes to us in a format for beginning readers.  Marley & Me: Meet Marley and Marley & Me: Marley to the Rescue follow the escapades of Marley, who just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. If you love dogs, you'll definitely love reading about Marley's crazy adventures.

Classic Books for Older Readers

Location Author Title
J 398.238 AES   Aesop's Fables
J Fiction ALCOTT Alcott, L.M. Little Women
J Fiction ALEXANDER Alexander, L. The Black Cauldron
YA Paperback A Andersen, H.C. Andersen's Fairy Tales
J 398.235 PHI   The Arabian Nights
J Fiction ATWATER Atwater, Richard Mr. Popper's Penguins
J Paperback B Babbitt, N. Tuck Everlasting
J Fiction BANGOLD Bangold, E. National Velvet
J Fiction BANKS Banks, L.R. The Indian in the Cupboard
J Fiction BARRIE Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan

Adventure Stories

Author Title

For 2nd-4th graders

Kawai, Ritsuko The Adventures of Hamtaro
Wise, William Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

For 4th-6th graders

Allende, Isabel Kingdom of the Golden Dragon
Alton, Steve The Malifex
Ashby, John Sea Gift
Bledsoe, Lucy Jane The Antarctic Scoop
Bredsdorff, Bodil The Crow-Girl: The Children of Crow Cove
Cadnum, Michael Daughter of the Wind
Crilly, Mark Akiko
Crilly, Mark Billy Clikk: Creatch Battler
Dalton, Annie

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