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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 9
January 6, 2006

Book Reviews
Can Shi-shi-etko.
  Nicola I. Campbell. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. Translated by David Unger.
Review by Huai-Yang Lim.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can Moon and Star: A Christmas Story.
  Robin Muller.
Review by Geneviève M.Y. Valleau.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can One Christmas in Lunenburg.
  Amy Bennet. Illustrated by Don Kilby.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Hannah and the Seven Dresses.
  Marthe Jocelyn.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Fiddles & Spoons: Journey of an Acadian Mouse.
  Lila Hope-Simpson. Illustrated by Doretta Groenendyk.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Sophia Teaches Love.
  Tania D'Angelo. Illustrated by Don Royer.
Review by Caitlin Fralick.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can The Fairy Party Book.
  Meg Clibbon. Illustrated by Lucy Clibbon.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can A Brazilian Alphabet for the Younger Reader.
  P.K. Page.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Kindergarten and up / Ages 5 and up.
   
Can Animals Hibernating: How Animals Survive Extreme Conditions. (Animal Behaviour Series).
  Pamela Hickman. Illustrated by Pat Stephens.
Review by Patricia Fay.
Grades 2-6 / Ages 7-11.
   
Can The Red Sash.
  Jean E. Pendziwol. Illustrated by Nicolas Debon.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can The Secret of the Stone House. (From Many Peoples).
  Judith Silverthorne.
Review by Laura Dodwell-Groves.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Who Runs This Country, Anyway? A Guide to Canadian Government.
  Joanne Stanbridge.
Review by Patricia Fay.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can A Bloom of Friendship: The Story of the Canadian Tulip Festival. (My Canada Series).
  Anne Renaud. Illustrated by Ashley Spires.
Review by Grace Sheppard.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Emily's Piano.
  Charlotte Gingras. Translated by Susan Ouriou. Illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch.
Review by Ruth Scales McMahon.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Nettie's Journey. (From Many Peoples).
  Adele Dueck.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can The Giant Killer. (Preposterous Fables for Unusual Children, Number Five).
  Judd Palmer.
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Talisa's Song. (Tales of Three Lands, Book II).
  Linda Smith.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Turtle Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife. (Firefly Animal Rescue).
  Pamela Hickman.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life.
  Hjørdis Varmer. Illustrated by Lilian Brøgger. Translated by Tiina Nunnally.
Review by Lori Walker.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
   
Can The Gem Lakes.
  Rob Keough.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can Before Canada: First Nations & First Contacts: Prehistory-1523. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can The Settlement of New France & Acadia , 1524-1701. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Britain's Canada, 1613-1770. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Conflicts, Changes & Confederation, 1770-1867. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can From the Atlantic to the Pacific: Canadian Expansion, 1867-1909. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can A Nation is Born: World War I & Independence, 1910-1929. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Crisis at Home & Abroad: The Great Depression, World War II, & Beyond, 1929-1959. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Redefining Canada: A Developing Identity, 1960-1984. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Canada's Changing Society, 1984-the Present. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Sheila Nelson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Canada's Modern-Day First Nations: Nunavut & Evolving Relationships. (How Canada Became Canada).
  Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Sudden Impact. (Orca Currents).
  Lesley Choyce.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Research Ate My Brain: The Panic-Proof Guide to Surviving Homework.
  Toronto Public Library. Illustrated by Martha Newbigging.
Review by Grace Sheppard.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.
   
Can Katelyn's Affection.
  Kirsten L. Klassen.
Review by Jo-Anne Mary Benson.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can Canadian Hockey Record Breakers: Legendary Feats by Canada's Greatest Players.
  J. Alexander Poulton.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Greatest Moments in Canadian Hockey.
  J. Alexander Poulton.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Bad Boy.
  Diana Wieler.
Review by Rita Rebizant.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Me and Luke.
  Audrey O'Hearn.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can The Rumrunners: Dodging the Law During Prohibition. (Great Canadian Stories).
  Frank W. Anderson.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Premonitions and Psychic Warnings: Real Stories of Haunting Predictions.
  Edrick Thay.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 9-11 / Ages 14-16.
   
Can Haunting Fireside Stories: Ghostly Tales of the Paranormal.
  A.S. Mott.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 9-11 / Ages 14-16.
   
Can Scary Movies: Behind the Scenes Stories, Reviews, Biographies, Anecdotes, History & Lists.
  A.S. Mott.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Bear Encounters: Tales From the Wild Side.
  Jim Nelson.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Dragonslippers: This Is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like.
  Rosalind B. Penfold.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Roger's World: The Life and Unusual Times of Roger Neilson.
  Wayne Scanlon.
Review by Thomas F Chambers.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

Professional Reading

Can Show Me How to Learn: Key Strategies and Powerful Techniques That Promote Cooperative Learning.
  Robyn English and Sue Dean.
Review By Gina Varty.



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