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Table of Contents

Volume XIV Number 14
March 7 , 2008

Book Reviews

   
Can Kisses, Kisses Baby-O!
  Sheree Fitch. Illustrated by Hilda Rose.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Birth-preschool / Birth-age 2.
   
Can A Day With Nellie.
 

Marthe Jocelyn.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Birth-preschool / Birth-age 4.

   
Can Gymboree Dance Play: Ideas to Move the Body and Stretch the Mind.
 

Jane B. Mason & Sarah Hines Stephens.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.

   
Can Gymboree Music Play: Inspired Ways to Explore Music.
 

Jane B. Mason & Sarah Hines Stephens.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.

   
Can Look at Me!
 

Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Carrie Subtelny.
Preschool-grade 4 / Ages 4-9.

   
Can Why Penny Loved Peanuts.
  Carol Szuminsky.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Preschool-grade 5 / Ages 4-10.
   
Can Penny Picks the Perfect Pet.
  Carol Szuminsky. Illustrated by Jenny Prest.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can How the Moon Regained Her Shape.
 

Janet Ruth Heller. Illustrated by Ben Hudson.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.

   
Can Zibby Payne & the Party Problem. (Zibby Payne Series).
  Alison Bell.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Mr. Karp's Last Glass.
  Cary Fagan. Illustrations by Selçuk Demirel.
Review by Todd Kyle.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can

All-Season Edie.

  Annabel Lyon.
Review by Brianne Grant.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Dot to Dot in the Sky: Stories of the Zodiac.
  Joan Marie Galat. Illustrated by Lorna Bennett.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Greece: the People. (The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series).
  Sierra Adare.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Greece: the Land. (The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series).
  Sierra Adare.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Greece: the Culture. (The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series).
  Sierra Adare.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Alien Invaders: Species That Threaten Our World.
  Jane Drake & Ann Love. Illustrated by Mark Thurman.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Behind the Scenes: The Racehorse.
  Nikki Tate.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
   
Can Metis Legacy (Volume II): Michif Culture, Heritage and Folkways.
  Lawrence J. Barkwell, Leah M. Dorion & Audreen Hourie, eds.
Review by Gary Babiuk.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
   
Can Perilous Passage.
  B. J. Bayle.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can The Faceless Fiend: Being the Tale of a Criminal Mastermind, His
Masked Minions and a Princess with a Butter Knife, Involving Explosives and a Certain Amount of Pushing and Shoving. (The Mad Misadventures of Emmaline and Rubberbones).
  Howard Whitehouse. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Maha Kumaran.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Three Million Acres of Flame.
  Valerie Sherrard.
Review by Ruth Sands.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Splat! (Orca Currents).
  Eric Walters.
Review by Lindsay Schluter.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Forever Champions: The Enduring Legacy of the Record-setting Edmonton Grads. (Record Books).
  Richard Brignall.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 5-11 / Ages 10-16.
   
Can Fouling Out.
  Gregory Walters.
Review by Thom Knutson.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Photographing Greatness: The Story of Karsh. (Stories of Canada).
  Lian Goodall.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Dun Lady's Jess.
  Doranna Durgin.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can White Rapids.
  Pascal Blanchet.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up. 
   
Can Innercity Girl Like Me.
  Sabrina Bernardo
Review By Ian Stewart.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Outrage. (HIP edge).
  Tony Varrato.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Outrage Teacher's Guide.
  Lori Jamison.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Skim.
  Mariko Tamaki. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki.
Review by Danya David.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   

Professional Reading

   
Can 3-Minute Motivators: More Than 100 Simple Ways to Reach, Teach, and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined.
  Kathy Paterson.
Review by Betty Klassen.
   


CD Reviews


   
Can Painted Imagination. Aaron Bell, Ojibway Storyteller.
  Aaron Bell.
Review by Gail de Vos.
Grades 2-6 / Ages 7-11.
   

Video & DVD Reviews

   
Can Radiant City.
  Gary Burns & Jim Brown (Writers & Directors). Shirley Vercruysse
(Burns Film Ltd. Producer). Bonnie Thompson (NFB Producer).
Review by Vikki VanSickle.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can A Sunday at 105.
  Daniel Léger (Director). Murielle Rioux-Poirier (Producer). Jacques
Turgeon (Executive Producer).
Review by Betty Klassen.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Nomad's Land.
  Claire Corriveau (Writer & Director). Doris Lapierre (Producer). Claudette
Jaiko & Jacques Turgeon (Executive Producers).
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Afghan Chronicles.
  Dominic Morissette (Director). Nathalie Barton (InformAction Producer).
Yves Bisaillon (NFB Producer).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   

 



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