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Table of Contents

Volume XV Number 4
October 10, 2008

Book Reviews
   
Can Sing a Song of Mother Goose.
  Barbara Reid.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
   
Can Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero.
  Anne Cottringer. Illustrated by Alex T. Smith.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
   
Can Funny Stories.
  Dominique Jolin & Carole Tremblay.
Translated by Karen Simon.
Review by Keith McPherson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can The Red Shoes.
  Eleri Glass. Illustrated by Ashley Spires.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.

   
Can The Naming Book of Rascally Rhymes.
  Jordan D. Troutt. Illustrated by Sarah Preston-Bloor.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Preschool-grade 4 / Ages 4-9.
   
Can Looking at Bears. (Kids Can Read).
  Deborah Hodge. Illustrated by Pat Stephens.
Review by Shannon Ozirny.
Kindergarten-grade 1 / Ages 5-6.
   
Can Lost and Found. (Kids Can Read).
  Adrienne Mason. Illustrated by Pat Cupples.
Review by Shannon Ozirny.
Kindergarten-Grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can Ben and the Big Balloon. (Tadpoles).
  Sue Graves. Illustrated by Helen Jackson
Review by Christina Neigel.
Kindergarden-Grades 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can At the End of the Garden. (Tadpoles).
  Penny Dolan. Illustrated by Martin Impey.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can Pirate Pete. (Tadpoles).
  Lynne Benton. Illustrated by Neil Chapman.
Review by John Dryden.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can My Auntie Susan. (Tadpoles).
  Sheila May Bird. Illustrated by Daniel Postgate.
Review by John Dryden.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can Don't Eat That! (Easy-to-Read Spooky Tales).
  Veronika Martenova Charles. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Martin Bridge in High Gear!
  Jessica Scott Kerrin. Illustrated by Joseph Kelly.
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Martin Bridge: The Sky's The Limit!
  Jessica Scott Kerrin. Illustrated by Joseph Kelly.
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can A Whale Tale. (Canadian Flyer Adventures; 8).
  Frieda Wishinsky. Illustrated by Dean Griffiths.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Spotlight on Australia. (Spotlight on My Country).
  Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-4 / Ages 8-9.
   
Can Spotlight on China. (Spotlight on My Country).
  Robin Johnson & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-4 / Ages 8-9.
   
Can Spotlight on India. (Spotlight on My Country).
  Robin Johnson & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-4 / Ages 8-9.
   
Can Spotlight on Peru. (Spotlight on My Country).
  Robin Johnson & Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3-4 / Ages 8-9.
   
Can The Prisoners and the Paintings. (The Salt & Pepper Chronicles; #5).
  David A. Poulsen.
Review by Ruth McMahon.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Hockey Trivia for Kids 2.
  Eric Zweig. Illustrated by Lorna Bennett.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 8-13.
   
Can Moocher in the Lun: A Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Alphabet.
  Tom Dawe. Illustrated by C. Anne MacLeod.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.
   
Can The Ghost of Northumberland Strait.
  Lori Knutson.
Review by Carole Marion.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Canadians in the Summer Olympics: Canada's Athletes, Victories, Records, Controversies, Firsts and Weird Facts.
  J. Alexander Poulton.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
   
Can An Urgent Message of Wowness.
  Karen McCombie.
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can The Prism Blade. (Passage to Mythrin 2).
  Patricia Bow.
Review by Libby McKeever.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can An Island of My Own.
  Andrea Spalding.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Crossover. (Orca Sports).
  Jeff Rud.
Review by Deborah Pethrick.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can The Kingdom of Strange.
  Shula Klinger.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
   
Can The Beginner's Guide to Canadian Honours.
  Christopher McCreery.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Wolf Rider.
  Sharon Stewart.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
   
Can The Juvie Three.
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
   
Can Canadian Scientists and Inventors: Biographies of People Who Shaped Our World. 2nd. Ed.
  Harry Black.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can I Know It's Over.
  C.K. Kelly Martin.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Girl From Mars.
  Tamara Bach. Translated by Shelley Tanaka.
Review by Rachel Steen.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Middle Row.
  Sylvia Olsen.
Review by Bryannie Kirk.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Slavery Today. (Groundwood Guides).
  Kevin Bales & Becky Cornell.
Review by Greg Bak.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can What Z Sees.
  Karen Rivers.
Review by Thom Knutsen.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can The Perfect Cut.
  Julie Burtinshaw.
Review by Myra Junyk.
Grades 10-12 / Ages 15-17.
   
Can Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait.
  K. A. Bedford.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Burnout.
 

Rebecca Donner. Illustrated by Inaki Miranda.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

   
Can My Letter to the World and Other Poems. (Visions in Poetry).
  Emily Dickinson. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can The Firebrand: William Lyon Mackenzie and the Rebellion in Upper Canada. (Voyageur Classic Series).
  William Kilbourn.
Review by Thomas Chambers.
Grades 12 and up / Age 17 and up.

Professional Reading

Can Teaching with Dear Canada: Building Important Social Studies and Language Skills with Historical Fiction. Vol. 4.
  Amy von Heyking.
Review by Betty Klassen.

DVD Review

Can Inside Time.
  Jason Young (Writer & Director). Annette Clarke (Producer). Kent Martin (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

 



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