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Table of Contents

Volume XIII Number 22
June 22, 2007

Book Reviews
   
Can Eats.
  Marthe Jocelyn. Illustrated by Tom Slaughter.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 2-4.
   
Can Sky Blue Accident / Accidente celeste.
  Jorge Luján. Illustrated by Piet Grobler. Translated by Elisa Amado.
Review by Renée Englot.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can In Arctic Waters.
  Laura Crawford. Illustrated by Ben Hodson.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
   
Can Pasta Pazoo: More Better Spaghetti.
  Lp Camozzi. Illustrated by Marielle Lorraine Camozzi.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
   
Can Artastic!: 200+ Art Smart Activities.
  Jochen Gerner.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
   
Can Beijing Breakaway! (Wombat Smith; v. 2).
  Anne Sautel. Illustrated by Scott Stewart.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Timberwolf Hunt. (Orca Echoes).
  Sigmund Brouwer. Illustrated by Dean Griffiths.
Review by Jonine Bergen.
Grades 1-5 / Ages 6-10.
   
Can Hot Dog and Bob and the Dangerously Dizzy Attack of the Hypno Hamsters: Adventure #3.
  Lissa Rovetch. Illustrated by Dave Whamond.
Review by Shannon Ozirny.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Max & Maddy and the Chocolate Money Mystery.
  Alexander McCall Smith. Illustrated by Macky Pamintuan.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Max & Maddy and the Bursting Balloons Mystery.
  Alexander McCall Smith. Illustrated by Macky Pamintuan.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Cheetah. (Orca Echoes).
  Wendy A. Lewis. Illustrated by Graham Ross.
Review by Robert Groberman.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Hook, Line, and Sinker: Everything Kids Want to Know About Fishing.
  Italo Labignan. Illustrated by Jock MacRae.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
   
Can First and Ten. (South Side Sports).
  Jeff Rud.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Treasure at Turtle Lake.
  Peggy Dymond Leavey.
Review by Lori Giles-Smith.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Grace and the Ice Prince. (The Diamond Heart Quest).
  J.L. Scharf.
Review by Reece Steinberg.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can So Long, Jackie Robinson.
  Nancy L.M. Russell.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Being Caribou: Five Months on Foot with a Caribou Herd.
  Karsten Heuer.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Winds of L’Acadie.
  Lois Donovan.
Review by Laura Dodwell-Groves.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Epoch.
  Timothy Carter.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Rebel’s Tag. (Orca Soundings).
  K.L. Denman.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Titan Clash. (Orca Sports).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Karen Rankin.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can The Mysterious Adventures of Pauline Bovary. (Pauline, btw, Book Two).
  Edeet Ravel.
Review by Georgie Perigny.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming. Rev. Ed.
  Al Gore. Adapted for young readers by Jane O’Connor.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can The New and Improved Vivien Leigh Reid: Diva in Control.
  Yvonne Collins & Sandy Rideout.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can Enter Three Witches: A Story of Macbeth.
  Caroline B. Cooney.
Review by Diana Wilkes.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can The Big Book of Pop Culture: A How-to Guide for Young Artists.
  Hal Niedzviecki. Illustrated by Marc Ngui.
Review by Lee Anne Smith.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Righteous Anger. (Okal Rel Saga, Part Two).
  Lynda Williams.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Running Uphill: The Fast, Short Life of Canadian Champion Harry Jerome.
  Fil Fraser.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can All in Together Girls.
  Kate Sutherland.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Eyes of a Stalker. (A Shelby Belgarden Mystery).
  Valerie Sherrard.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Stealing Home. (HIP-SR.).
  Shawn Durkin. Illustrated by Catherine Doherty.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Stealing Home: Teachers’s Guide.
  Lori Jamison.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Ecoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products and Services in Canada.
  Adria Vasil.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   

Professional Review

   
Can Reading Power: Teaching Students to Think While They Read.
  Adrienne Gear.
Review by Betty Klassen.
   
Can Essay Writing: Teaching the Basics from the Ground Up.
  Jock Mackenzie.
Review by Kristen Ferguson.
   

 

DVD & Videos

   
Can 9 Months 6 Blocks: An Inner City Trilogy.
  Chris Romelke (Director). Leslie Thomas (Producer). Peter Starr (NFB Co-Producer).
Review by Julie Chychota.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Raised to be Heroes.
  Jack Silberman (Writer & Director). Tracey Friesen (Producer). Rina Fraticelli (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Between the Laughter.
  Barbara K. Lee (Writer & Director). Selwyn Jacob (Producer). Rina Fraticelli (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   
Can Spirit Doctors.
  Marie Burke (Writer & Director). Bonnie Thompson (Producer). Graydon McCrea (Executive Producer).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   
Can Zero Degrees of Separation.
  Elle Flanders (Writer & Director). Elle Flanders & Peter Starr (Producers). Tamara Romanchuk & Dara Gellman (Associate Producers). Silva Basmajian (Executive Producer).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   
Can Mike Birch, Riding with the Wind.
  James Gray (Director & Cinematographer). Written by Valérie Lavoie. Isabelle de Blois, Richard Lavoie, Inc. & Jacques Turgeon, NFB (Producers).
Review by Lois Brymer.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.
   

 



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