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Table of Contents

Volume XVI Number 1
September 4, 2009

Book Reviews
   
Can Alfalfabet A to Z: The Wonderful Words from Agriculture.
  Carol Watterson. Illustrated by Michela Sorrentino.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Kindergarten-grade 4 / Ages 5-9.
   
Can Bella’s Tree.
  Janet Russell. Illustrated by Jirina Marton.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
   
Can Pierre Le Poof!
  Andrea Beck.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Grades 1-5 / Ages 6-10.
   
Can Just a Minute! A Crazy Adventure in Time.
  Jeff Szpirglas. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern.
Review by Kim Aippersbach.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Bird.
  Zetta Elliott. Illustrated by Shadra Strickland.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can The Insecto-files: Amazing Insect Science and Bug Facts You’ll Never Believe.
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Claudia Dávila.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Dieppe: Canada’s Darkest Day of World War II.
  Hugh Brewster.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Walking Backward.
  Catherine Austen.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can My Name is Henry Bibb: A Story of Slavery and Freedom.
  Afua Cooper.
Review by Philip Bravo.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Recipe for Disaster.
  Maureen Fergus.
Review by Katie Edwards.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Crusade. (The Heretic’s Secret, Book 1).
  John Wilson.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can The Big Dip. (Orca Currents).
  Melanie Jackson.
Review by Erin Walker.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Hannah’s Touch. (Orca Soundings).
  Laura Langston.
Review by Beth Wilcox.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Little Black Lies.
  Tish Cohen.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can In the Woods. (Orca Soundings).
  Robin Stevenson.
Review by Emily Sobool.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Me, Myself and Ike.
  K.L. Denman.
Review by Kay Weisman.
Grades 8-11 / Ages 13-16.
   
Can Jimmy Comes Home. (The Green Star Lake Series, Book 1).
  Robert Checkwitch.
Review by Dana L. Coates.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Northern Lightning. (The Green Star Lake Series, Book 4).
  Robert Checkwitch.
Review by Dana L. Coates.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Theresa’s Journey. (The Green Star Lake Series, Book 2).
  Robert Checkwitch.
Review by Joanne Peters and Rhonda Morrissette.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Powerful Forces. (The Green Star Lake Series, Book 3).
  Robert Checkwitch.
Review by Joanne Peters and Rhonda Morrissette.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Rough Magic.
  Caryl Cude Mullin.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   

Professional Review

   
Can Text Me a Strategy: How to Encourage Students to Develop the Skills They Need to Become Independent Learners.
  Kathy Paterson.
Review by Carrie Subtelny.
   

DVD Reviews

   
Can The Great Resistance.
  Danys Desjardins (Director). Johanne & Yves Bisaillon (Producers).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Alanis Obomsawin - 270 Years of Resistance: The Collection.
  Contains:
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance.
Alanis Obomsawin (Director & Producer).

Rocks at Whiskey Trench.
Alanis Obomsawin (Director & Producer).

My Name is Kahentiiosta.
Alanis Obomsawin (Director & Producer).

Spudwrench: Kahnawake Man.
Alanis Obomsawin (Director & Producer).

Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

 

 



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