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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 19
May 26, 2006

Book Reviews
Can Who Likes the Wind? (Exploring the Elements).
  Etta Kaner. Illustrated by Marie Lafrance.
Review by Reece Steinberg.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can Tiktala.
  Margaret Shaw-MacKinnon. Illustrated by László Gál.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Franklin's Picnic. (Kids Can Read, Level 2).
  Sharon Jennings. Illustrated by Sean Jeffrey, Sasha McIntyre & Shelley Southern.
Review by Lisa O'Hara.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can The Raspberry Room. (Orca Echoes).
  Alison Lohans. Illustrated by Gillian Newland.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Discover Space Rocks. (Kids Can Read, Level 3).
  Cynthia Pratt Nicolson. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Lisa O'Hara.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can The Dachshund's Very End and Other Fiddle Fumble Stories.
  Paul Driessen.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 1 and up / Ages 6 and up.
   
Can Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem About China.
  Ed Young.
Review by Sylvia Pantaleo.
Grades 1 and up / Ages 6 and up.
   
Can Toby Shoots for Infinity (First Novels, No. 55).
  Jean Lemieux. Illustrated by Sophie Casson. Translated by Sarah Cummins.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Find It! Canada. A Search and Find Activity Book.
  Jeff Sinclair.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Easy Origami.
  Didier Boursin.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.
   
Can Nations of the Northeast Coast. (Native Nations of North America).
  Molly Aloian & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Nations of the Southeast. (Native Nations of North America).
 

Molly Aloian & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11
.

   
Can Space Disaster and Meteorite Alert! (Disaster Alert!).
  Julie Karner.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Tsunami Alert! (Disaster Alert!).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Terrorism Alert! (Disaster Alert!).
  Lynn Peppas & Sydney Newton.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Transportation Disaster Alert! (Disaster Alert!).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Eyes of the Storm. (Bone #3).
  Jeff Smith.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
   
Can Chasing the Arrow.
  Charles Reid.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Birds of Prey Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife. (Firefly Animal Rescue).
  Pamela Hickman.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Girl in a Red River Coat.
  Mary Peate.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
   
Can The Dreadful Truth: Building the Railway.
  Ted Staunton. Illustrated by Brian Goff.
Review by Michael Groberman.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Sophie's Rebellion.
  Beverley Boissery.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can The Tiger in the Well. (Sally Lockhart series).
  Philip Pullman.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can The Tin Princess. (Sally Lockhart series).
  Philip Pullman.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Wizards at War. (Young Wizards series, #8).
  Diane Duane.
Review by Ronald J. Hore.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Rogue Harvest.
  Danita Maslan.
Review by Ronald J. Hore.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can David Milne: An Introduction to his Life and Art.
  David P. Silcox.
Review by Lee Anne Smith.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can The Romantic.
  Barbara Gowdy.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   
   

Professional Reading

Can Smart Tests: Teacher-Made Tests That Help Students Learn.
  Catherine Walker & Edgar Schmidt.
Review by Christina Pike.
   
Can Canadian Civics.
  John Ruypers and John Ryall.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
Review by John Tooth.
   
Can Canadian Civics: Teacher's Resource.
  John Ruypers and John Ryall.
Review by John Tooth.
   
Can Speak, Listen, and Learn: Building Speaking, Discussion, and Presentation Skills in Every Classroom.
  Colleen Abbott & Sally Godinho.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
   
Can Keep Cool! Strategies for Managing Anger at School.
  Paula Galey.
Review by Gina Varty.
   

Videos & DVDs

Can Scared Sacred: Unwrap the Darkness: Reveal the Light.
  Velcrow Ripper (Director & Writer). Cari Green & Harry Sutherland (On Davie Pictures Inc. Producers). Rina Fraticelli (NFB Executive
Producer). Alberta Nokes (Vision TV Executive Producer).
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.
   
Can Vendetta Song.
  Eylem Kaftan (Writer & Director). Abbey Neidik & Irene Angelico (DLI Productions Producers). Germaine Ying Gee Wong (NFB Producer). Sally Bochner (NFB Executive Producer). Albrta Nokes (Vision TV Executive Producer).
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Brother 2 Brother.
  Russell Wyse (Writer & Director). Annette Clarke (Producer). Kent Martin (Executive Producer).
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Jean-Pierre Perreault: Giant Steps.
  Paule Baillargeon (Director & Writer). Lisa Cochrane (Amérimage Spectra Producer). Yves Bisaillon (NFB Producer).
Review by Andrea Szilagyi.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Truth and Betrayal: What Do You Do With a Secret That's Not Yours?
  Cliff Skelton (Writer & Director). Lori Roth & Nathan Neumer (Producers). George Johnson (NFB Producer). Svend-Erik Eriksen & Rina Fraticelli (NFB Executive Producers).
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Lifex538: A Year in the Life of Pierre-Dupuy Secondary School.
  Céline Baril (Director). Colette Loumède. (Producer).
Review by Alison Mews and Ursula Kelly.
Professional.
   



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