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Table of Contents

Volume XIII Number 9
December 22, 2006

Book Reviews
   
Can No Clean Clothes.
  Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Karen Kiddey.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Over the Rainbow With Googol and Googolplex. (Orca Echoes).
  Nelly Kazenbroot.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grade 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Maddie’s Big Test. (First Novels; 58).
  Louise Leblanc. Illustrated by Marie-Louise-Gay. Translated by Sarah Cummins.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can How to Tame a Bully.
  Nancy Wilcox Richards. Illustrated by Drazen Kozjan.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can The Huron Carol.
  Jean de Brébeuf. Illustrated by Frances Tyrrell.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 1-7 / Ages 6-12.
   
Can Woodland Nutcracker.
  Avril Tyrrell, reteller. Illustrated by Frances Tyrrell.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 1-7 / Ages 6-12.
   
Can Pirate Power Play. (Looney Bay All Stars).
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Sampar.
Review by Laura Dodwell-Groves.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Scholastic Children’s Atlas of Canada.
  Éditions Québec Amérique.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Storms. (Science Matters).
  Christine Webster.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Rainbows. (Science Matters).
  David Whitfield.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Northern Lights. (Science Matters).
  David Whitfield.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Constellations. (Science Matters).
  Frances Purslow.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Clouds (Science Matters).
  Christine Webster.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Air Pollution. (Science Matters).
  Heather C. Hudak.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Blue Moon Mountain.
  Geraldine McCaughrean. Illustrated by Nicki Palin & Tomislav Tomic.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Secret Agent Y.O.U.: The Official Guide to Secret Codes, Disguises, Surveillance, and More!
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Dave Whamond.
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
World Can You See What I See? The Night Before Christmas: Picture Puzzles to Search and Solve.
  Walter Wick.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.
   
Can Extreme Canadian Weather: Freakish Storm and Sudden Disasters. (Amazing Stories Junior Edition).
  Joan Dixon.
Review by Reece Steinberg.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can The Face-Off Phony. (Slapshots #3).
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Georgie Perigny.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Kanada.
  Eva Wiseman.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Everything You Need to Know About Canadian Social Studies Homework.
  Anne Zeman & Kate Kelly.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can The Abduction, (Kidnapped, Book 1).
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Rebel Glory. (Orca Sports).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Todd Kyle.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
World The Tenth City. (The Land of Elyon, Book 3).
  Patrick Carman.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can This Side of the Sky.
  Marie-Francine Hébert. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Alligator & Crocodile Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife. (Firefly Animal Rescue).
  Trish Snyder.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
World Eldest.
  Christopher Paolini.
Review by Dave Watson.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
   
Can I Was a Teenage Popsicle.
  Bev Katz Rosenbaum.
Review by Michelle Superle.
Grades 8-11 / Ages 13-16.
   
Can Kobzar’s Children: A Century of Untold Ukrainian Stories.
  Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, ed.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Kobzar’s Children: A Century of Untold Ukrainian Stories.
  Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, ed.
Review by Robert B. Klymasz.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
World The Fetch. (The Runestone Saga, Book I).
  Chris Humphreys.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Ghosts of the World: True Tales of Ghostly Hauntings.
  Susan Smitten.
Review by Elizabeth Larssen.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can The Candy Darlings.
  Christine Walde.
Review by Caitlin J. Berry.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can The Canadian UFO Report: The Best Cases Revealed.
  Chris Rutkowski & Geoff Dittman.
Review by Elizabeth Larssen.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Inuit Entertainers in the United States: From the Chicago World’s Fair Through the Birth of Hollywood.
  Jim Zwick.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Crabbe.
  William Bell.
Review by Thom Knutson.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

Professional Review

Can Bullied Teacher, Bullied Student: How to Recognize the Bullying Culture in Your School and What to Do About It.
  Les Parsons.
Review by Erin Daniels.
   
Can Reading Doesn’t Matter Anymore: Shattering the Myths of Literacy.
  David Booth.
Review by Gregory Bryan.

Video & DVD Reviews

Can Bhopal: The Search for Justice.
  Lindalee Tracey & Peter Raymont (Directors). Peter Raymont, Harold Crooks, Lindalee Tracey (White Pine Pictures Producers). Éric Michel & Claude Bonin (NFB Producers).
Review by Frank Loreto.
   
Can Medicine: Under the Influence.
  Lina B. Moreco (Director & Writer). Yves Bisaillon (Executive Producer).
Review by Catherine Howett.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

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