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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 21
June 23, 2006

Book Reviews
Can Jack's Bed. (Green Bananas).
  Lynne Rickards. Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
   
Can I Can, You Can, Toucan! (Green Bananas).
  Sue Mayfield. Illustrated by Rochelle Padua.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can Pup and Hound Lost and Found. (Kids Can Read, Level 1).
  Susan Hood. Illustrated by Linda Hendry.
Review by Shelly Tyler.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can Walter the Farting Dog Goes on a Cruise.
  William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray & Elizabeth Gundy. Illustrated by Audrey Coleman.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Kindergarten-grade 4 / Ages 5-9.
   
Can The Undergardeners. (Orca Young Readers).
  Desmond Anthony Ellis.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Black-and-White Blanche.
  Marj Toews. Illustrated by Dianna Bonder.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can Princess June and the Shadow Pirates.
  Douglas Hopkins.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Let's Go For a Ride.
  Maxwell Newhouse.
Review by Carol J. Poole.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Lilly Takes the Lead. (First Novels, No. 34).
  Brenda Bellingham. Illustrated by Clarke MacDonald.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Little Downy: The Story of a Field Mouse.
  Catharine Parr Traill. Illustrated by Eleanor Andrew.
Edited by Ruth Bradley-St-Cyr.
Review by Ellie Contursi.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Like a Pro:101 Simple Ways to do Really Important Stuff.
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Claudia Dávila.
Review by Wendy Williams.
Grades 2-8 / Ages 7-13.
   
Can Stealing Home.
 

Ellen Schwartz.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10
.

   
Can Rink of Dreams.
  Nancy L.M. Russell.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Crazy About Canada! Amazing Things Kids Want to Know. (Canadian Geographic Kids).
  Vivien Bowers. Illustrated by Dianne Eastman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Crime Scene: How Investigators Use Science to Track Down the Bad Guys.
  Vivien Bowers. Illustrated by Martha Newbigging.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Hiding Edith: A True Story. (A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young People).
  Kathy Kacer.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Invisible Ink.
  Terry Griggs.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Domenic's War: A Story of the Battle of Monte Cassino.
  Curtis Parkinson.
Review by Caitlin J. Berry.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Terror at Turtle Mountain.
  Penny Draper.
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Sewer Rats. (Orca Currents).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Marina Cohen.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Laggan Lard Butts. (Orca Currents).
  Eric Walters.
Review by Kallie George.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can The Burning Crown. (Serpent's Egg Trilogy, Bk. 2).
  J. Fitzgerald McCurdy.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Arthurian Legends. (Twisted Tales).
  Margaret Simpson. Illustrated by Michael Tickner.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Dog Walker. (Orca Currents).
  Karen Spafford-Fitz.
Review by John Dryden.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can The Starrigans of Little Brook Bottom.
  Harold Davis. Illustrated by Dana Carter.
Review by Jean Nickel.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
   
Can Chat Room. (Orca Currents).
  Kristin Butcher.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
   
Can Meyers' Rebellion.
  Connie Brummel Crook.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Last Chance. (A Robyn Hunter Mystery).
  Norah McClintock.
Review by Libby McKeever.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Born to Rock.
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Daphne Hamilton-Nagorsen.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can The Unwritten Girl.
  James Bow.
Review by Vikki VanSickle.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can Mythspring: From the Lyrics and Legends of Canada. (Realms of Wonder).
  Julie E. Czerneda & Genevieve Kierans, eds.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Crush. (Orca Soundings).
  Carrie Mac.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 8-11 / Ages 13-16.
   
Can A Small and Remarkable Life.
  Nick DiChario.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Pachyrhinosaurus: The Mystery of the Horned Dinosaur. (Discoveries in Palaeontology).
  Monique Keiran.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Exposure. (Orca Soundings).
  Patricia Murdoch.
Review by Andrea Szilagyi.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Rash.
  Pete Hautman.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Three Songs for Courage.
  Maxine Trottier.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 10-12 / Ages 15-17.
   
   

Professional Reading

Can Exploring Writing in the Content Areas: Teaching and Supporting Learners in Any Subject.
  Maria Carty.
Review by Pat Sadowy.
   
Can Child's Play: Rediscovering the Joy of Play in Our Families and Communities.
  Silken Laumann.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.

Magazines

Can KNOW: The Science Magazine for Curious Kids.
  Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   

Videos & DVDs

Can Harvest Queens: A Rural Tale of True Beauty.
  Julia Nunes (Writer & Director). Janis Hass (Shakalaka Productions Producer). Peter Starr (NFB Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

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