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intW is for World: A Round-the-World ABC.
Kathryn Cave.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

 Wacky Word Games.
Margie Golick.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 3 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

INTWaiting for Filippo: The Life of Renaissance Architect Filippo Brunelleschi.
Michael Bender.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 8 and up.

canWaiting to Dive.
Karen Rivers.
Reviewed by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 3 - 6 /Ages 8 - 11.

intWalk With a Wolf.
Janni Howker. Illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5 - 8.

cdnWalking a Thin Line.
Sylvia McNicoll.
Review by Marsha Kaiserman.
Grades 7 - 9 / Ages 13 - 14.

intWalter Wick's Optical Tricks.
Walter Wick.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

canWaltz of the Scarecrows.
Constance W. McGeorge. Illustrated by Mary Whyte.
Review by Lisa M. Sykes.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5 - 8.

can War.
Drama by Dennis Foon.
Review by Jennifer Sullivan.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnWar of the Eagles.
Eric Walters.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 7 - 10 / Ages 12 - 16.

cdn The Watcher.
Margaret Buffie.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.

cdnWater Fight!
Michele Martin Bossley.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

intWater Park. (Malcolm in the Middle, 2).
Tom Mason & Dan Danko (Adapters).
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 4 - 9 / Ages 9 - 12.

intThe Watson's Go to Birmingham.
Christopher Paul Curtis.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 15.

can The Way to Schenectady.
Richard Scrimger. Illustrated by Linda Hendry.
Review by Jennifer L. Branch.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

cdnA Way with Horses.
Peter McPhee.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

cdnWe Are All Related: A Celebration of Our Cultural Heritage.
Art and Quotations by Students of G.T. Cunningham Elementary School.
Forward by George Littlechild.
Review by Sharon McCue.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 7 - 14.

canWe Are the Dead.
Larry Gray.
Review by Alexander D. Gregor.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 16 and up.

canWe Came to North America Series.
The Africans.
The Chinese.
The French.
The Jews.
Casey Horton, Jen Green and Lorien Kite.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 10 - 12.

cdnWe Share Everything!
Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Karen Clay.
Grades Preschool - 1 / Ages 3 - 6.

canWeather: Frequently Asked Questions.
Valerie Wyatt. Illustrated by Brian Share.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

cdnThe Weather of Hangmen.
Sylvia Adams.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdn Wee Willie Winkie. (Traditional Nursery Rhymes Series).
Heather Collins.
Review by L.M. Sykes.
Grades Preschool / Ages 0 - 3.

 Weet.
John Wilson.
Review by Caroline Thomson.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 9 - 14.

cdnWeet Alone.
John Wilson.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnWeet's Quest.
John Wilson.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 13.

cdnWeighing the Elephant.
Ting-xing Ye. Illustrated by Suzanne Langlois.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Grades Preschool - 3 / Ages 4 - 10.

 Weird Animals.
Bobbie Kalman and Tammy Everts.
Review by Brian Rountree.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5 - 10.

cdnWelcome to the World of Bears.
Diane Swanson.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 5 and up.

cdnWelcome to the World of Otters.
Diane Swanson.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 5 - 9.

canWe'll All Go Sailing.
Richard Thompson & Maggee Spicer. Illustrated by Kim LaFave.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

CDNWesakejack and the Bears.
Bill Ballantyne. Illustrated by Linda Mullin.
Review by Carol Carver.
Grades Preschool - 3 / Ages 3 - 8.

 Wesakejack and the Flood.
Bill Ballantyne. Illustrated by Linda Mullin.
Review by Margaret Ross.
Grades Preschool - 6 / Ages 4 - 11.

cdnWest by Northwest: British Columbia Short Stories.
David Stouck and Myler Wilkinson (Editors).
Review by William Thompson.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 18 and up.

intWhales and Dolphins. (Nature Watch Series).
Robin Kerrod.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdn Whales - Killer Whales, Blue Whales and More.
Deborah Hodge. Illustrated by Pat Stephens.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades K - 5 / Ages 5 - 10.

 What Did They Say About Gays?
Allan Gould.
Review by Ted Monkhouse.
Grades 10 - 13 / Ages 14 and up.

 What Faust Saw.
Written and illustrated by Matt Ottley.
Review by Diane Fitzgerald.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 2 - 6.

intWhat If?
Jonathan Shipton. Illustrated by Barbara Nascimbeni.
Review by Julia Wolst.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

cdn What If...? Amazing Stories Selected by Monica Hughes.
Monica Hughes (ed.)
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

cdn What is a Mammal? (The Science of Living Things).
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Karen Clay.
Grades 1 - 6 / Ages 6 - 11.

cdnWhat is the Animal Kingdom? (Science of Living Things Series).
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 1 - 4 / Ages 6 - 9.

cdnWhat the Aztecs Told Me.
Krystyna Libura, Claudia Burr & Maria Cristina Urrutia.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 9 - 11.

cdnWhat will the Robin do then? Winter Tales.
Jean Little.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 7 - 9 / Ages 12 - 15.

cdnWhatever You Do Don't Go Near That Canoe!
Julie Lawson. Illustrated by Werner Zimmerman.
Review by Kenneth Field.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 3 - 9.

cdnWhatever You Do, Don't Go Near That Canoe!
Julie Lawson. Illustrated by Werner Zimmermann.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades K - 4 / Ages 5 - 9.

cdnWhat's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse?
Linda Bailey.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

CDNWhat's a Zoo Do?
Jonathan Webb.
Review by Jane Robinson.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnWhat's the Difference? 10 Animal Look-Alikes.
Judy Diehl and David Plumb. Illustrated by Vlasta van Kampen.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades Preschool - 5 / Ages 4 - 11.

cdnWheat Kings: Vanishing Landmarks of the Canadian Prairies.
Greg McDonnell.
Review by Stephanie Yamniuk.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.

cdnWhen I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth.
Jamie Lee Curtis. Illustrated by Laura Cornell.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 2 - 8.

canWhen Night Eats the Moon.
Joanne Findon.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

intWhen the Bear Stole the Chinook (A Siksika Tale).
Harriet Peck Taylor.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 5 - 9.

cdnWhen the Sugar Bird Sings: The History of Maple Syrup in Lanark County.
Claudia Smith.
Review by Lorrie Andersen.
Grades 5 - 12 / Ages 10 - 18.

canWhen the Viceroy Came.
Claudia Burr, Krystyna Libura and Maria Cristina Urrutia.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

cdnWhere are my Onions?
Paulette Sarmonpal. Illustrated by Silvia Vignale.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades K - 2 / Ages 5 - 7.

intWhere Was Wonderland? A Traveller's Guide to the Settings of Classic Children's Books.
Frank Barrett.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

CDNWhiskey and Ice: The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner.
C.W. Hunt.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnWhite Linen Remembered.
Marya Fiamengo.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Adult.

 The White Stone in the Castle Wall.
Sheldon Oberman.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5- 8.

cdnWho Took Henry and Mr. Z?
Dave Glaze.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

cdnWho Wants Rocks?
Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak. Illustrated by Vladyana Langer Krykorka.
Review by Helen Arkos.
Grades 1 - 6 / Ages 6 - 11.

cdnWhose Bright Idea Was It? True Stories of Invention.
Larry Verstraete.
Review by Brian Rountree.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 13.

CDNWhy Did the Underwear Cross the Road?
Gordon Korman.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnWhy Do Animals Do That?
Bobbie Kalman and Greg Nickles.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 1 - 4 / Ages 6 - 9.

cdnWhy do Stars Twinkle? and other nighttime questions.
Catherine Ripley. Illustrated by Scot Ritchie.
Review by Jennifer Sullivan.
Grades K - 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

INT Why Is Soap So Slippery? And Other Bathtime Questions.
Catherine Ripley. Illustrated by Scot Ritchie.
Reviews by A. Edwardsson.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 3 - 9.

 Why Were All the Werewolves Men?
Richard Stevenson.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 14.

intThe Wicker Man. (Dark Paths Series).
Allan Frewin Jones.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

cdnThe Wide Mouth Frog.
Deborah Lea Mott.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 3 - 6.

cdnThe Wide Mouth Frog Goes Shopping.
Deborah Lea Mott.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades Preschool - 2 / Ages 3 to 6.

cdnWild Cats - Cougars, Bobcats and Lynx.
Deborah Hodge. Edited by Valerie Wyatt. Illustrated by Nancy Grey Ogle.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 4 - 10.

cdn Wild Dogs - Wolves, Coyotes and Foxes.
Deborah Hodge. Illustrated by Pat Stephens.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades K - 5 Ages 5 - 10.

 Wild in the City.
Jan Thornhill.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5 - 9.

cdnWild League on Ice.
Jim Brewster.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 1 - 4 / Ages 6 - 9.

cdnWild Talk: How Animals Talk to Each Other.
Marilyn Baillie. Illustrated by Romi Caron.
Review by Brenda Partridge.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 12.

can Wildlife Winners: The Peregrine Falcon - Endangered No More.
Mac Priebe. Illustrated by Jennifer Priebe.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnWilla's New World.
Barbara Demers.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.

 William Hutt: Masks and Faces.
Edited by Keith Garebian.
Review by Pat Bolger.
Grades 10 - 13 / Ages 14 and up.

canWillow and Twig.
Jean Little.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

cdnWillow Wind Blows No Evil.
Jamie D. Kucey.
Review by Katheryn Broughton.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

intThe Wind in the Willows: The Classic Edition.
Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
All grades / All ages.

cdnWind Shifter.
Linda Smith.
Review by Jo-Anne Mary Benson.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

cdnThe Wind Wagon.
Celia Barker Lottridge. Illustrated by David Clifford.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

cdnWinds Through Time: An Anthology of Canadian Historical Young Adult Fiction.
Edited by Ann Walsh.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

cdnWings of a Hero: Canada's Pioneer Flying Ace Wilfred Wop May.
Sheila Reid.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.

cdnWings to Fly.
Celia Barker Lottridge. Illustrated by Mary Jane Gerber.
Review by Jennifer Sullivan.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

 Wings, Wheels and Sails.
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Brenda Partridge.
Grades K - 6 / Ages 3 - 12.

CDNWinners: Resource-Based Units Cooperatively Planned by Teacher-Librarians and Teachers.
Edited by Linda Knight.
Review by Gail Lennon.
Professional.

cdnWinning Scholarships: A Student's Guide to Entrance Awards at Universities and Colleges in Ontario.
Michael Howell.
Review by Alexander D. Gregor.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnWinning Shorts: Renfrew Victoria Hospital Short Story Contest.
Various authors.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnA Winter's Tale.
Ian Wallace.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades K - 4 / Ages 4 - 8.

cdnThe Wise Washerman - A Folktale from Burma.
Deborah Froese. Illustrated by Wang Kui.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades K - 3 / Ages 5 - 9.

intWish Me Luck.
James Heneghan.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

canWish Upon a Unicorn.
Vicki Blum. Illustrated by Alan Barnard.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

cdnThe Witcher.
Joan Weir.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

canWith a Silent Companion.
Florida Ann Town.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 7 - 11 / Ages 12 - 16.

CDNWith the Indians in the Rockies.
James Willard Schultz.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

 Without Shedding of Blood.
Kevin James Block.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 10 - 13 / Ages 15 and up.

intThe Wolf's Lunch.
Olivier Douzou.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades Preschool / Ages 2 - 4.

intWomen in Profile Series.
Explorers.
Political Leaders.
Scientists.
Nobel Prize Winners.
Musicians.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

canWomen in Profile Series.
Leaders in Medicine.
Visual & Performing Artists.
Athletes.
Rebels.
Entrepreneurs.
Shaun Hunter, Leslie Strudwick, Carlotta Hacker and Krista McLuskey.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 10 - 12.

cdnWonderful Junk.
Troon Harrison. Illustrated by Geoff Hocking.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades K - 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

intWonderful Ways to be a Stepparent.
Judy Ford and Anna Chase.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades 9 and up / Age 15 and up.

can"The Wonders of Our World" series
Deserts.
Mountains.
Oceans.
Volcanoes.
Neil Morris. Illustrations by Martin Camm and Ruth Lindsay.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 11.

 Woodland Christmas.
Frances Tyrrell.
Review by Diane Fitzgerald.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 4 - 8.

cdnWoodland Christmas.
Frances Tyrrell.
Review By Gail Hamilton.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 4 - 9.

cdnWord of Mouth.
M.A.C. Farrant.
Review by Katheryn Broughton.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

canWordsy and Jess Adventure Series.
The Danger Beneath.
Earthwatch
The Face in the Flames.
Spellbound.
David Boyd.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

CDNThe Working Forest of British Columbia.
Peter Robson, Gerry Butch, and Art Walker.
Review by Peter Croskery.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 14 and up.

canWorking With Words.
Irene Yates.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnThe World Beaters.
Ed Kleiman.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

canThe World of Marine Mammals.
Adrienne Mason. Illustrated by Garth Buzzard.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

can World War II: An Airman Remembers.
John Patterson.
Review by A.D. Gregor.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnThe Worm Book (Worm World).
Shar Levine. Illustrated by Louisie Phillips.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades Preschool - 4 / Ages 4 - 10.

cdnWorm Pie.
Beverly Scudamore.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

CDNworn thresholds.
Julie Berry.
Review by Liam C. Rodrigues.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnWould you love me?
Andrea Wayne von Königslöw.
Review by Frances Miskolci.
Grade Preschool to 1 / Ages 3 - 6.

intThe Wreckers.
Iain Lawrence.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

canWrestling With the Angel: Women Reclaiming their Lives.
Caterina Edwards & Kay Stewart, (Eds).
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

 Writing a Life: L.M. Montgomery.
Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

intWriting on Trial: Timothy Findley's Famous Last Words.
Diana Brydon.
Review by Rory Runnels.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 17 and up.

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