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Sports Fiction for Kindergartners

Young Cam Jansen and the baseball mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti


Joy in Mudville by written by Bob Raczka ; illustrations by Glin Dibley


Max the champion by written by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick ; illustrated by Ros Asquith


Dino-basketball by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by Barry Gott


Henry Holton takes the ice by Sandra Bradley ; illustrated by Sara Palacios

Murder Will Out: Ruth Rendell Dies at 85

From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell — British author, Ruth Rendell passed away at the age of 85 on May 2.  Ms. Rendell may be best known for her Inspector Wexford series, but she also wrote several suspenseful stand-alone novels as Barbara Vine. She was named Grand Master of Mystery by the Mystery Writers of America in 1997 and the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement.

Triple Crown Time


Congratulations to American Pharoah winner of the Triple Crown. American Pharoah is the 12th horse and the first since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. Come on in and see our display dedicated to the eleven Triple Crown winners and the beautiful traditions of the three highly acclaimed races:  the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes.  Also featured are materials available for check-out containing  awe-inspiring stories of horses like Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and many others that have had an impact on our nation

Murder Will Out: Edgar Award Winners 2015

Mystery Writers of America recently announced the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014.  

Best Novel

Mr. Mercedes: a novel by Stephen King








Best First Novel by an American Author








The Simon & Schuster-Mary Higgins Clark Award

The stranger you know by Jane Casey


Lily King at Nicola's Books on May 18

Euphoria: a novel by Lily King — Monday, May 18th at 7:00 pm meet NYT Bestselling Author Lily King at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor.  Canton Public Library's Lunch & a Book group will be discussing this award winning novel on Thursday, August 8, 2015.

Murder Will Out: May 2015

May is Mystery Month and what better way to celebrate than with a good mystery?


 

The unquiet dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The kings of London by William Shaw

Mr. Monk and the new lieutenant by a novel by Hy Conrad ; based on the USA Network television series created by Andy Breckman

Too bad to die by Francine Mathews

Beyond limits by Laura Griffin

Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Fourth Graders

4th Grade

The locked garden by Gloria Whelan

Cupcake cousins by Kate Hannigan ; illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Second Graders

2nd Grade

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs

Arnie the doughnut by cooked up by Laurie Keller

Michigan Fiction & Authors for First Graders

1st Grade

Alien ice cream by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee

The fantastic flying bicycle by Johnathan Rand

Michigan Fiction & Authors for Kindergartners

Kindergarten

The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti

Michigan Fiction & Authors - Suggestions by Grade

Kindergarten

It's summer, dear Dragon by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell


Memoirs of a hamster by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers


The Michigan counting book by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrator, Michael Glenn Monroe


Stranger in the woods by Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick


Mr. Wayne's masterpiece by Patricia Polacco



1st Grade


Monkey monster truck by David Anthony and Charles David Clasman ; illustrations Lys Blakeslee

Murder Will Out: Murder, She Baked Debuts on Hallmark Channel

Chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke — Joanna Fluke's Hannah Swensen will make her movie debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00PM.  Hannah is proprieter of Lake Eden's (MN) premier bakery, The Cookie Jar.  In-between her detecting, Hannah generously shares her delicious recipes.

Murder Will Out: The Gourmet Detective Premiers on Hallmark Channel

Dying on the vine by Peter King — Peter King's Gourment Detective will debut on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 16 at 8:00PM.  Dylan Neal (of Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove TV Series) will play the Gourmet Detective.

Murder Will Out

The killing game by Iris Johansen — If you are a fan of Iris Johansen's Eve Duncan series and have access to Netflix, the Eve Duncan movie THE KILLING GAME starring ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star Laura Prepon) is now available on Netflix streaming.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion May 18

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, May 18 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:



Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty.  Sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. . .A murder. . . a tragic accident. . . or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what? Big Little Lies follows the lives of three women; each at their own crossroads.

May We Suggest: Romantic Suspense

If you like suspense and mystery with a love story and the ease of reading large print..

Night diver [large print] by Elizabeth Lowell

Flashpoint [large print] by Suzanne Brockmann

Riptide [large print] by Catherine Coulter

Hunted [large print] by Karen Robards

Stolen [large print] by Allison Brennan

Running scared [large print] by Lisa Jackson

Dead by midnight [large print] by Beverly Barton