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Table of Contents

Volume XIII Number 21
June 8, 2007

Book Reviews
   
Can Count the Birdies.
  Matthew Porter.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 2-4.
   
Can Visit the Bread Baker (Tangerine and Kiwi).
  Laïla Héloua. Illustrated by Nathalie Lapierre. Translated by Sarah
Cummins.
Review by Jonine Bergen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can The Magic Beads.
  Susin Nielsen-Fernlund. Illustrated by Geneviève Côté.
Review by Carolyn Crippen.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can The Hidden Treasure.
  Ruowen Wang. Illustrated by Wei Xu.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Free as the Wind: Saving the Horses of Sable Island. (Northern Lights Books for Children).
  Jamie Bastedo. Illustrated by Susan Tooke.
Review by Shari Klassen.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-10.
   
Can The Sabre-Toothed Tiger. (Nathaniel and the Magic Attic.).
  Evan Solomon. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Grades 1-5 / Ages 6-10.
   
Can Mother Goose Unplucked: Crazy Comics, Zany Activities, Nutty Facts, & Other Twisted Takes on Childhood Favourites.
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Claudia Dávila.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 2-7 / Ages 7-12.
   
Can Metis Spirits.
  Deborah L. Delaronde.
Review by Jeannette Timmerman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Boot Camp
  Eric Walters, Jerome Williams & Johnnie Williams III.
Review by Deborah Pethrick.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Lucky’s Mountain. (Orca Young Readers).
  Dianne Maycock.
Review by Wendy Williams.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Blazer Drive. (Orca Sports).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Laura Ludtke.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Jakeman.
  Deborah Ellis.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can The Nightmare Tree. (A Tale of Mysterion).
  Richard René.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Generating Wind Power. (Energy Revolution).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Biomass: Fueling Change. (Energy Revolution).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Harnessing Power From the Sun. (Energy Revolution).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Hydrogen: Running on Water. (Energy Revolution).
  Niki Walker.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can One Crazy Night. (New Series Canada).
  Paul Kropp.
Review by Catherine Howett.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can One Crazy Night: Teacher’s Guide.
  Lori Jamison.
Review by Catherine Howett.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Where Trouble Leads.
  Brenda Chapman.
Review by Ellen Wu.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Wave Warrior. (Orca Soundings).
  Lesley Choyce.
Review by Carole Marion.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Bang. (Orca Soundings).
  Norah McClintock.
Review by Daphne Hamilton-Nagorsen.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
   
Can Chin Music.
  Gregory Roberts.
Review by Thom Knutson.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can The Warrior’s Daughter.
  Holly Bennett.
Review by Christy Goerzen.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can How to Save the Universe Again.
  Rob Payne.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Demon in My View.
  Tom Henighan.
Review by Rachel Steen.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Stolen Voices: Young People’s War Diaries, From World War I to Iraq.
  Zlata Filipovic & Melanie Challenger, eds.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Dreamhunter. (Dreamhunter Duet, Book One).
  Elizabeth Knox.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Dreamquake. (Dreamhunter Duet, Book Two).
  Elizabeth Knox.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can The Story of My Life.
  Anne Cassidy.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Frost.
  Nicole Luiken.
Review by Linda Wood.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can The Song of Kahunsha.
  Anosh Irani.
Review by Geneviève M.Y. Valleau.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Tuckahoe Slidebottle.
  Neil McKinnon.
Review by J. Lynn Fraser.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

Professional Review

   
Can What’ll I Do With the Baby-O? Nursery Rhymes, Songs, and Stories for Babies.
  Jane Cobb. Illustrated by Kathryn Shoemaker.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
   

Books for Parents

   
Can Whining & Dining: Mealtime Survival for Picky Eaters and the Families Who Love Them.
  Emma Waverman & Eshun Mott. Photography by Jenna Muirhead-Warren.
Review by Lizanne Eastwood.
   

DVD & Videos

   
Can Duhamel: Adrenaline Rush.
  Stéphan Gravel (Writer & Director). Yves Fortin (Les Productions Thalie
Producer). Jacques Turgeon (NFB Producer).
Review by John Dryden.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Unspeakable.
  John Paskievich (Writer & Director). Joe MacDonald (Producer).
Review by Monika Grossenbacher.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
  Hothouse 2.
  Amy Lockhart, Howie Shia, Marielle Guyot, Kevin Langdale, Thea Pratt & Megann Reid. (Directors). Janeyt Perlman (Mentoring Director).
Michael Fukushima (Producer). David Verral (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
  Hothouse 3.
  Rachel Peters, Elizabeth Belliveau, Kelly Sommerfeld, Damien Hess, Anne
Koizumi & Patrick Doyon (Directors). Michael Fukushima (Producer).
David Verrall (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
  Sharia in Canada.
  Dominique Cardona (Director). Danièle Caloz (Médiatique Producer).
Claudette Jalko (NFB Producer).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   
  Shameless: The ART of Disability.
  Bonnie Sherr Klein (Director & Writer). Tracey Friesen (Producer). Rina
Fraticelli (Executive Producer).
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 12 & up / Ages 17 & up.
   

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