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Table of Contents

Volume XIV Number 1
August 31, 2007

Book Reviews

   
Can Skyscraper. (Alligator Tales).
  Dennis Lee. Illustrated by Nora Hilb.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 1-3.
   
Can The Kitty Ran Up the Tree. (Alligator Tales).
  Dennis Lee. Illustrated by Nora Hilb.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 1-3.
   
Can With You Always, Little Monday.
  Geneviève Côté.
Review by Devon Greyson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
   
Can Please, Louise!
  Frieda Wishinsky. Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay.
Review by Alison Mews.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
   
Can Zigzoo - When a Dragon Catches a Cold.
  Ruowen Wang. Illustrated by Wei Xu.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can

Ennie Meenie Minie Moe.

  Ruowen Wang. Illustrated by Wei Xu.
Review by Laura Ludtke.
Preschool-grade 5 / Ages 4-10.
   
Can Theodora Bear. (Orca Echoes).
  Carolyn Jones. Illustrated by Barbara Spurll.
Review by John Dryden.
Kindergarten-grade 1 / Ages 5-6.
   
Can Marja’s Skis.
  Jean E. Pendziwol. Illustrated by Jirina Marton.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Pink.
  Nan Gregory. Illustrated by Luc Melanson.
Review by Jeannette Timmerman.
Kindergarten-grade 6 / Ages 5-11.
   
Can A Small Nativity.
  Aquiles Nazoa. Illustrated by Ana Palmero Caceres. Translated by Hugh Hazelton.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Mr. Gauguin’s Heart.
 

Marie-Danielle Croteau. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Sylvia Pantaleo.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.

   
Can Arctic Adventures: Tales from the Lives of Inuit Artists.
  Raquel Rivera. Illustrated by Jirina Marton.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Shadow of the Moon.
  Marina Cohen.
Review by Daphne Hamilton-Nagorsen.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Becca at Sea.
  Deirdre Baker.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Not a Nickel to Spare: The Great Depression Diary of Sally Cohen. (Dear Canada).
  Perry Nodelman.
Review by Deborah Pethrick.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Jack Pine.
  Christopher Patton. Illustrated by Cybèle Young.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can The Feathered Cloak. (Trilogy of the Tree, Part 1).
  Sean Dixon.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Amber Ambrosia. (The Serpent’s Chain).
  Rae Bridgman.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can HIP Readers’ Theatre Plays.
  Paul Kropp & Lori Jamison.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can The Bonemender’s Choice.
 

Holly Bennett.
Review by Libby McKeever.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

   
Can For Those About to Write: How I Learned to Love Books and Why I Had to Write Them.
  Dave Bidini.
Review by Kristen Ferguson.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
   
Can Silent in an Evil Time: The Brave War of Edith Cavell.
  Jack Batten.
Review by Myra Junyk.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can Into the Ravine.
  Richard Scrimger.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Light Foot = Pies ligeros.
  Natalia Toledo. Illustrated by Francisco Toledo.
Review by Keith McPherson.
Grades 6-12 / Ages 10-17.
   
Can Astonishing Women Artists. (The Women’s Hall of Fame Series).
  Heather Ball.
Review by Fern Reirson.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.
   
Can Bull’s Eye. (Orca Soundings).
  Sarah Harvey.
Review by Ellen Wu.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can The Diary of Petr Ginz 1941-1942.
  Chava Pressburger, ed. Translated by Elena Lappin.
Review by Danya David.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Pyre.
  James McCann.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 8-10 / Ages 13-15.
   
Can Water.
  H.E. Taylor.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Louis Riel: Firebrand. (The Quest Library, 31).
  Sharon Stewart.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can The Freak. (The Freak Trilogy, Book 1).
  Carol Matas.
Review by Linda Wood.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Visions. (The Freak Trilogy, Book 2).
  Carol Matas.
Review by Linda Wood.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

Professional Reading

   
Can Book Crush: For Kids and Teens: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest.
  Nancy Pearl.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
   
Can HIP Reading Assessment: Graded Oral Reading Assessments for Students in Grades 3 to 8.
  Lori Jamison with Sandra Falconer Pace, Laurie Gatzke & Dawn Kesslering.
Review by Betty Klassen.
   

 

CD Reviews

   
Can Even Kids Get the Blues.
  Lp Camozzi.
Review by Jeff Nielsen.
Kindergarten-grade 6 / Ages 5-11.
   
Can Even Kids Go Country.
  Lp Camozzi.
Review by Jeff Nielsen.
Kindergarten-grade 6 / Ages 5-11.
   

DVD & Videos

   
Can Roots.
 

Alison Reiko Loader (Director). Paul Bellini (Writer). Michael Fukushima (Producer). David Verrall (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

   
Can In the Name of the Mother and the Son.
  Maryse Legagneur (Director). Yves Bisaillon (Executive Producer).
Review by Huai-Yang Lim.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Portrait of a Perfect Stranger.
  Claude Guilmain (Writer & Director). Claudette Jaiko (Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Shake Hands With the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire.
  Peter Raymont (Director). Patrick Reed (Associate Producer).
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
Review by Joanne Peters.
   

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