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Table of Contents

Volume XIII Number 14
March 2, 2007

Book Reviews
   
Int I Spy Little Bunnies.
  Jean Marzollo. Photographs by Walter Wick.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Taking Care of Mother Earth. (Caring For Me).
  Leanne Flett Kruger. Illustrated by Marie-Micheline Hamelin.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 3-5.
   
Can The Smart Princess and Other Deaf Tales.
  Keelin Carey, Kristina Guévremont, Nicole Marsh, Nicholas Meloche-Kales & Déna Ruiter-Koopmans. Illustrated by Kelly C. Halligan, Eugeniu Televco & Colleen C. Turner.
Review by Charlotte Enns.
Preschool-grade 4 / Ages 4-9.
   
Can A Sea-Wishing Day.
  Robert Heidbreder. Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton.
Review by David Ward.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Wombat Takes on Tasmania. (Wombat Smith).
  Anne Sautel. Illustrated by Scott Stewart.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Mee-An and the Magic Serpent: A Folktale From Mali.
  Baba Wagué Diakité.
Review by Renée Englot.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Don't Go Near the Water! (Easy-to-Read Spooky Tales).
  Veronika Martenova Charles. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can The Ginger Princess. (Streetlights). [Former title: Mimi and the Ginger Princess.]
  William Pasnak.
Review by Renée Englot.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Gravity Buster: Journal #2 of a Cardboard Genius.
  Frank Asch.
Review by Anna Swanson.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Int Peter Pan in Scarlet.
  Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by David Wyatt.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can All-Star Pride. (Orca Sports).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Laura Ludtke.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Kou-Skelowh = We Are the People: A Trilogy of Okanagan Legends. Rev. ed.
  Illustrated by Barbara Marchand.
Review by Gail de Vos.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Just J.
  Colin Frizzell.
Review by Caitlin J. Berry.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can The Gathering Tree.
  Larry Loyie with Constance Brissenden. Illustrated by Heather D. Holmlund.
Review by Gail de Vos.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can The World of Penguins.
  Evelyne Daigle. Illustrated by Daniel Grenier. Translated by Geneviève Wright.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Canadian Crime. (The Dreadful Truth; 4).
  Ted Staunton. Illustrated by Remie Geoffroi.
Review by Lee Anne Smith.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Stormstruck.
  Cathy Beveridge.
Review by Betty Klassen.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Stolen Away.
  Christopher Dinsdale.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Rain Forests. (Biomes).
  Linda Aspen Baxter.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Mountains. (Biomes).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Fresh Waters. (Biomes).
  Linda Aspen Baxter.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Deciduous Forests. (Biomes).
  Jennifer Hurtig.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Chaparrals. (Biomes).
  Michael de Medeiros.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Caves. (Biomes).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can The Golden Boy. (A Sirius Mystery).
  Beverley Wood & Chris Wood.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Leslie McFarlane's Hockey Stories. Volume 2.
  Leslie McFarlane.
Review by Myra Junyk.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can A Sky Black with Crows.
  Alice Walsh.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Red Goodwin.
  John Wilson.
Review by Betty Klassen.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Healing Our World: Inside Doctors Without Borders.
  David Morley.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
   
Can Crow Medicine. (Jane Ray's Wildlife Rescue Series, 2).
  Diane Haynes.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 8-11 / Ages 13-16.
   
Can Susanna Moodie: Pioneer Author. (The Quest Library; 28).
  Anne Cimon.
Review by Geneviève M.Y. Valleau.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Painting Caitlyn.
  Kimberly Joy Peters.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Mazo de la Roche: Rich and Famous Writer. (The Quest Library; 27).
  Heather Kirk.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Who's Who in Black Canada 2: Black Success and Black Excellence in Canada: A Contemporary Directory.
  Dawn P. Williams.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

Professional Review

   
Can Tutoring Adolescent Readers.
  Deborah Berrill, Laura Doucette & Dirk Verhulst.
Review by Gina Varty.
   

CD-ROM and DVD Reviews

   
Can Joe Rock and Friends. Book 1.
  Review by Gregory Bryan.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 3-9.
   
Can Joe Rock and Friends. Book 2.
  Review by Gregory Bryan.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 3-9.
   

Video & DVD Reviews

   
Can Cricket and the Meaning of Life.
  Sanjay Talreja (Director & Writer). Gerry Flahive (Producer).
Review by Cathy Vincent-Linderoos.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can The Crew.
  Michael Rouse (Producer & Director).
Review by Joanne Peters and Sean Brown.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Wards of the Crown: Surviving the Child Welfare System.
  Andrée Cazabone (Writer/Director)
Montreal, PQ: National Film Board of Canada, 2005.
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   



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