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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 2
September 16 , 2005

Book Reviews
Can ABC x 3: English, Español, Français.
  Marthe Jocelyn. Illustrated by Tom Slaughter.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Zigzag.
  Robert D. San Souci. Illustrated by Stefan Czernecki.
Review by Helen Norrie.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
   
Can Frosty is a Stupid Name.
  Troy Wilson. Illustrated by Dean Griffiths.
Review by Helen Norrie.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
   
Can Ben’s Big Dig.
  Daniel Wakeman. Illustrated by Dirk van Stralen.
Review by Sylvia Pantaleo.
Preschool-grade 4 / Ages 4-9.
   
Can A Pioneer ABC.
  Mary Alice Downie. Illustrated by Mark Jane Gerber.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Kindergarten-Grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Clip-Clop.
  Eleanor Koldofsky. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniversary Edition: The Story Behind the Story.
  Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 1-6 / Ages 6-11.
   
World Librarian of Basra: A True Story From Iraq.
  Jeanette Winter.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 1-7 / Ages 6-12.
   
Can Backyard Birds: An Introduction.
  Robert Bateman and Ian Coutts.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
   
Can Pigs Aren’t Dirty, Bears Aren’t Slow: And Other Truths About Misunderstood Animals.
  Joanna Boutilier. Illustrated by Ben Hodson.
Review by Ming Wong.
Grades 2-7 / Ages 7-12.
   
Can Strawberry Moon. (Orca Young Readers).
  Becky Citra.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Izzie: Patricia’s Secret. Book Three. (Our Canadian Girl).
  Budge Wilson. Illustrated by Heather Collins.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Ellen: The Waiting Time. Book Three. (Our Canadian Girl).
  Dorothy Joan Harris. Illustrated by Janet Wilson.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers.
  Lee Edward Födi.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Angelique: Autumn Alone. Book Three. (Our Canadian Girl).
  Cora Taylor. Illustrated by Greg Banning and Janet Wilson.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Lowdown On Earthworms.
  Norma Dixon.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Deflection! (Sports Stories, 71).
  Bill Swan.
Review by Dana Eagles-Daley.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 8-13.
   
Can The Big League.
  James Durham.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can The Fugitive Factor. (On the Run #2).
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Rita Rebizant.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Secrets: Stories.
  Marthe Jocelyn, ed.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Daughters of the Ark.
  Anna Morgan.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
   
Can On Wings of Evil.
  Cora Taylor.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Racism: Deal With It Before It Gets Under Your Skin. (Deal With It).
  Catherine Rondina. Illustrated by Dan Workman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Gossip: Deal With It Before Word Gets Around. (Deal With It).
  Catherine Rondina. Illustrated by Dan Workman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Arguing: Deal With It Word by Word. (Deal With It).
  Elaine Slavens. Illustrated by Steven Murray.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can The Bonemender.
  Holly Bennett.
Review by Libby McKeever.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can A Kind of Courage.
  Colleen Heffernan.
Review By Michael Groberman.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can After.
  Francis Chalifour.
Review by Sylvia Pantaleo.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Red Sea.
  Diane Tullson.
Review by Jocelyn A. Dimm.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13–17.
   
Can One on One.
  Cathy Beveridge.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Rooster.
  Don Trembath.
Review By Michael Groberman.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can Swimming in the Monsoon Sea.
  Shyam Selvadurai.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   

Professional Reading

Can Quests and Kingdoms: A Grown-Up’s Guide to Children’s Fantasy Literature.
  K.V. Johansen.
Review by Gail de Vos.

CD Review

Can Alligator Ice Cream - Jelly Delight!
  Dennis Lee. Music by Eddie Douglas.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Preschool-grade 5 / Ages birth-10.

Video Review

Can African Rhythms: Animated Stories for Children.
  Charles Githinji, Cilia Sawadogo and Claire Helman (Directors).
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8 .
Review by Harriet Zaidman.

 

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