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Table of Contents

Volume XI Number 7
November 26, 2004

Book Reviews
Can Beneath the Bridge.
  Hazel Hutchins. Illustrated by Ruth Ohi.
Review by Pat Fay.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
   
Can Franklin’s Nickname. (A Franklin TV Storybook).
  Sharon Jennings. Illustrated by John Lei, Sasha McIntyre and Jelena Sisic.
Review by Janice Foster.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 2-7.
   
Can Franklin and the New Teacher. (A Franklin TV Storybook).
  Sharon Jennings. Illustrated by Céleste Gagnon and others.
Review by Janice Foster.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 2-7.
   
Can Drumheller Dinosaur Dance.
  Robert Heidbreder. Illustrated by Bill Slavin and Esperança Melo.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
   
Can I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb?
  Janette Oke. Illustrated by Corbert Gauthier.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can Ride ‘Em, Cowboy
  Stefan Czernecki.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can Leon’s Song.
  Stephanie Simpson McLellan. Illustrated by Dianna Bonder.
Review by Helen Norrie.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Each One Special.
  Frieda Wishinsky. Illustrated by H. Werner Zimmerman.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can Space Pirates: A Map-Reading Adventure.
  Scoular Anderson.
Review by Lori Walker.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Cubs All Alone. (Wild Paws).
  Susan Hughes. Illustrated by Heather Graham.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Canadian Leaders. (Scholastic Canada Biographies).
  Maxine Trottier. Illustrated by Alan and Lea Daniel.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Spacesnake.
  Duncan Weller.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Tooga: The Story of a Polar Bear.
  Shirley Woods. Illustrated by Muriel Woods.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Wow! The Most Interesting Book You’ll Ever Read About the Five Senses. (Mysterious You).
  Trudee Romanek. Illustrated by Rose Cowles.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Hockey Superstars 2004-2005.
  Paul Romanuk.
Review by Georgie Perigny.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 8-13.
   
Can Belle of Batoche. (Orca Young Readers).
  Jacqueline Guest.
Review by Shelly Tyler.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Death by Exposure: An Interactive Mystery.
  Eric Walters. Photographs by Kevin Spreekmeester.
Review by Lori Walker.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Marie Curie: A Brilliant Life. (Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History).
  Elizabeth MacLeod.
Review by Grace Sheppard.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Singing Towards the Future: The Story of Portia White. (Stories of Canada).
  Lian Goodall. Illustrated by Liz Milkau.
Review by Grace Sheppard.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Banished From Our Home: The Acadian Diary of Angélique Richard. (Dear Canada).
  Sharon Stewart.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Out of Bounds. (Sports Stories; 70).
  Sylvia Gunnery.
Review by Tanus Tosh McNeill.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can The War of 1812 Against the States: Heroes of a Great Canadian Victory. (Amazing Stories).
  Jennifer Crump.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth.
  Rochelle Strauss. Illustrated by Margot Thompson.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4-10 / Ages 9-15.
   
Can Norman Bethune. (The Canadians). 2d. ed.
  Roderick Stewart.
Review by Tom Chambers.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Children and Games in the Middle Ages. (The Medieval World).
  Lynne Elliot.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Clothing in the Middle Ages. (The Medieval World).
  Lynne Elliot.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages. (The Medieval World).
  Lynne Elliot.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Medieval Towns, Trade, and Travel. (The Medieval World).
  Lynne Elliot.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Smoke: A Wolf’s Story.
  Melanie Jane Banner. Illustrations by Kveta.
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Extreme Climbing. (Extreme Sports, No Limits!).
  John Crossingham and Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Glenys Martin.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Sister to the Wolf.
  Maxine Trottier.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can A.Y. Jackson: A Love for the Land.
  Wayne Larsen.
Review by J. Lynn Fraser.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Playing Chicken. [Former Title: Death Ride.] (New Series Canada).
  Paul Kropp. Re-illustrated by Matt Melanson.
Review by Gillian Noonan.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Tom Thomson: The Life and Mysterious Death of the Famous Canadian Painter. (Amazing Stories).
  Jim Poling.
Review by J. Lynn Fraser.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Charmed. (Orca Soundings).
  Carrie Mac.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 10-12 / Ages 15-17.
   


Video Reviews

Can If the Weather Permits.
  Elisapie Isaac (Writer, Researcher and Director). Yves Bisaillon (Producer).
Review by Elaine De Bonis.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can John Weldon’s Deeper Dementia.
  Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Animals: Friend or Food?
  Jason Young (Director and Writer). Kent Martin (Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner.
  Zacharias Kuniak (Director). Zacharias Kuniak, Norman Cohn and Paul Apak Angilirq (Producers for Igloolik Isuma Productions). Germaine Wong (NFB Producer).
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   
Can The Spirit of Annie Mae.
  Catherine Anne Martin (Director). Kent Martin (Producer).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   

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