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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 11
February 3, 2006

Book Reviews
Can Off We Go!
  Beverley Abramson.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Preschool / Ages 2-4.
   
Can Every Single Night.
  Dominique Demers. Illustrated by Nicolas Debon. Translated by Sarah Quinn.
Review by Ellie Contursi.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
   
Can Emma at the Fair.
  Margriet Ruurs. Illustrated by Barbara Spurll.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
   
Can Sophie and the Sea Monster.
  Don Gillmor. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Kallie George.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
   
Can Lilliput 5357.
  Stefan Czernecki.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 3-8.
   
Can The Magic Footprints. (Green Bananas).
  Melissa Balfour. Illustrated by Russell Julian.
Review by Caitlin Fralick.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can Naptime for Thaddeus.
  Adam Nicely.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can The Cat and the Wizard.
  Dennis Lee. Illustrated by Gillian Johnson.
Review by Alison Mews.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can The Boy Who Grew Flowers.
  Jen Wojtowicz. Illustrated by Steve Adams.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Int Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear.
  Nicola Davies. Illustrated by Gary Blythe.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book.
  Matt Napier. Illustrated by Melanie Rose.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Kindergarten and up / Ages 5 and up.
   
Can The Surprise Party. (Red Bananas).
  Tony Bradman. Illustrated by Martin Chatterton.
Review by Caitlin Fralick.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Canada's Arctic Animals. (Canada Close Up).
  Chelsea Donaldson.
Review by Jeannette Timmerman.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can The Long White Scarf.
  Maxine Trottier. Illustrated by David Craig.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can The Big Tree Gang. (Orca Echoes).
  Jo Ellen Bogart. Illustrated by Dean Griffiths.
Review by Saache Heinrich.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can No Presents Please. (Zen Tails).
  Peter Whitfield. Illustrated by Nancy Bevington.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can The Cordillera. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Melanie Ostopowich.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The Great Lakes. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The Interior Plains. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Galadriel Watson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The St. Lawrence Lowlands. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Bryan Pezzi.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The North. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Michael De Medeiros.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The Appalachian. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The Canadian Shield. (Canadian Geographic Regions).
  Tina Schwartzenberger.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Alberta Alibi.
  Dayle Campbell Gaetz.
Review by Jennifer Caldwell.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Nature Shockers. (Planet Earth News).
  Keltie Thomas. Illustrated by Greg Hall.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can The Honey Jar.
  Rigoberta Menchú with Dante Liano. Illustrated by Domi. Translated by David Unger.
Review by Marina Cohen.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Dog House Blues.
  Jacqueline Pearce.
Review by Fern Reirson.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Emily's Piano.
  Charlotte Gingras. Illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Ruth Scales McMahon.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Title Run. (Redline Racing Series).
  Anthony Hampshire.
Review by Marina Cohen.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Amazing Animal Adventures in the Desert. (Going Wild).
  Brian Keating.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can The Vacation.
  Polly Horvath.
Review by Dana Eagles-Daley.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Ellen Fremedon, Journalist.
  Joan Givner.
Review by Reece Steinberg.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Funny Business: Clowning Around, Practical Jokes, Cool Comedy, Cartooning, and More...
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Claudia Dávila.
Review by Wendy Williams.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Mud Happens. (Sports Stories, No. 82).
  Bill Swan.
Review by Jean Nickel.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can Spoiled Rotten. (Orca Currents).
  Dayle Campbell Gaetz.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Snitch. (Orca Soundings).
  Norah McClintock.
Review by Andrea Szilagyi.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life.
  Tim Haines & Paul Chambers.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Breathless. (Orca Soundings).
  Pam Withers.
Review by Andrea Szilagyi.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens: The Ultimate Guide to Diet, Nutrition, and Food.
  Leslie Beck.
Review by Joanne Peters & Cindy Mitterndorfer.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up, plus parents and teachers.
   

Video Reviews

Can Kids Talkin' About Death.
  Sue Huff (Writer & Director). Jennifer Torrance (Producer). Graydon McCrea (Executive Producer).
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Campaign: The Making of a Candidate.
  Andrew Munger (Director & Writer). Andrew Munger & Gerry Flahive (Producers).
Review by Helen Norrie.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

 



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