The following is a list of books at the Canton Public Library. The descriptions are from the Canton Public Library Old Colony Website.
1.The Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
by A.M. Buckley
Put on your detective hat and uncover the facts and myths about Unsolved Mysteries. Learn how scientists, theorists, and others have examined the evidence of each case, sighting, killing, or disappearance. Discover the current standings of each investigation and -weigh the data for yourself. Can you find a new lead, or will these cases remain Unsolved Mysteries? Book jacket.
2. All the Right Stuff
by Walter Dean Myers
A provocative new novel from the national ambassador for young people's literature and the New York Times bestselling author of Monster Who's on top of the social food chain? How do you get ahead? Who makes the rules? Who needs to follow them? Paul DuPree is working at a soup kitchen in Harlem the summer his father dies, just trying to get by. But Elijah, the soup man, won't stop talking about the social contract and asking Paul questions about heavy-duty things. As the talk of what-ifs turns into reality, Paul realizes his summer is about more than getting by-it's about taking charge of your life.
3. Steve Jobs: Apple Icon
by Gillam, Scott.
This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs. Readers will learn about Jobs's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work in the computer and technology industry. Jobs's many innovations, such as the first Apple computer, the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone, are discussed as well as his time working at NeXT Computer and Pixar.
4. How to analyze the works of J.K. Rowling
by Victoria Peterson-Hilleque
Provides a closer look at J.K. Rowling and offers suggestions for analyzing the Harry Potter series of books.These titles engage students in the process of literary criticism by using works with which most teens are familiar. Written in a clear and authentic voice, the authors cover the basics of critical theory and then address feminist, Marxist, structuralist, queer, and psychoanalytic theories.
5. Living with ADHD
by Ted Kershner
Summary Does someone you know or love have a health challenge? Do you think you may? If so, you may wonder how you'll ever cope. After all, it wasn't your choice to be in this position. It may be helpful to know that there are several factors you can control. Living with Health Challenges offers a first step toward understanding key current health issues. Each title is a comprehensive guide that examines your important questions. What are the causes and symptoms? What are the treatment options? What are some necessary lifestyle changes? Where can you go for help? Living with Health Challenges unlocks some of the mysteries surrounding these difficult issues and helps you make healthy, informed decisions so you can get on with life.