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Table of Contents

Volume XIII Number 6
November 10, 2006

Book Reviews
Can This is Daniel Cook on a Hike.
  Yvette Ghione.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Augustine.
  Mélanie Watt.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
   
Can Listen, Said the Donkey: Tales of the First Christmas.
  Jean Little. Illustrated by Werner Zimmermann.
Review by Ruth McMahon.
Preschool-grade 5 / Ages 3-10.
   
Can Jungle School. (Green Bananas).
  Elizabeth Laird & Roz Davison. Illustrated by David Sim.
Review by Lisa O'Hara.
Kindergarten-grade 1 / Age 5-6.
   
World I Spy a Pumpkin. (Scholastic Reader, Level 1).
  Jean Marzollo. Photographs by Walter Wick.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Kindergarten-grade 1 / Ages 5-6.
   
Can This is Daniel Cook at the Farm.
  Yvette Ghione.
Review by Ming Wong.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can This is Daniel Cook on a Plane.
  Yvette Ghione.
Review by Ming Wong.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook.
  Jane Yolen, reteller. Recipes by Heidi E.Y. Stemple. Illustrated by
Philippe Béha. Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Kindergarten-grade 5 / Ages 5-10.
   
Can Best Friends, No Matter What. (Haley and Bix).
  Scott Higgs.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can What Elephant?
  Geneviève Côté.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 1-7 / Ages 6-12.
   
Can A Dog Called Whatnot. (Red Bananas).
  Linda Newbery. Illustrated by Georgie Ripper.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.
   
Can The Big Snapper. (Orca Young Readers).
  Katherine Holubitsky. Illustrated by Samia Drisdelle.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Countdown. (Yellow Bananas).
  Anne Fine. Illustrated by Tony Trimmer.
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Changing Weather: Storms. (Nature's Changes).
  Kelley MacAulay & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can The Water Cycle. (Nature's Changes).
  Bobbie Kalman & Rebecca Sjonger.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Animal Life Cycles: Growing and Changing. (Nature's Changes).
  Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Plants in Different Habitats. (Nature's Changes).
  Bobbie Kalman & Rebecca Sjonger.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Yossi's Goal. (Orca Young Readers).
  Ellen Schwartz. Illustrated by Silvana Bevilaqua.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Snakes and Ladders. (Yellow Bananas).
  Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Anne Wilson.
Review by Ellie Contursi.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria.
  Kyra E. Hicks. Illustrated by Lee Edward Födi.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Dracula's Daughter. (Yellow Bananas).
  Mary Hoffman. Illustrated by Chris Riddell.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Long Gray Norris. (Yellow Bananas).
  Malachy Doyle. Illustrated by Sholto Walker.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Yetsa's Sweater.
  Sylvia Olsen. Illustrated by Joan Larson.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Jo's Journey. (Orca Young Readers).
  Nikki Tate.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Small Wonders: Baby Animals in the Wild.
  Marilyn Baillie. Illustrated by Romi Caron.
Review By: John Dryden.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can High and Inside. (South Side Sports).
  Jeff Rudd.
Review by Caitlin J. Berry.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Holly Bank (A Victory Wild Mystery).
  Alexandra Christensen.
Review by Jonine Bergen.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Rescues! Ten Dramatic Stories of Life-Saving Heroics. (True Stories From the Edge).
  Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Feast of Lights: A Young Adult Novel.
  Ellen S. Jaffe.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can Stories From Sunset Stables.
  Alyssa Benesch.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Return to Aten: The Second Chronicle of Aten.
  Lynn Sinclair.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Being a Girl: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Teen Life.
  Kim Cattrall & Amy Briamonte. Illustrated by Marf. [Martha Richler.]
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
   
Can Mud Girl.
  Alison Acheson.
Review by Michelle Superle.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can An Ordinary Courage: Naomi in Indonesia.
  Karmel Schreyer.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Flat-Out Rock: Ten Great Bands of the '60s.
  Mike Tanner.
Review by Lee Anne Smith.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Climate Change. (Groundwork Guides).
  Shelley Tanaka.
Review by Reece Steinberg.
Grades 9 and up /Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Being Muslim. (Groundwork Guides).
  Haroon Siddiqui.
Review by Joanne Peters & Raymond Sokalski.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Poetic Justice: Satirical Verse from The Globe and Mail.
  John Allemang. Illustrated by Brian Gable.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

Professional Reading

Can The Novel Experience: Steps for Choosing and Using Fiction in the Classroom.
  Larry Swartz.
Review by Christina Neigel.
   
Can The Reading Edge: Using Phonics Strategically to Teach Reading.
  Kaz Miyata & Cathy Miyata.
Review by Gina Varty.

Video & DVD Review

Can Letters From Karelia: Father, Brother, Comrade, Spy.
  Kelly Saxberg (Director). Joe MacDonald (Producer).
Review by Julie Chychota.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.



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