________________ CM . . . . Volume I Number I . . . . June 16, 1995

Canadian Notables 1994
The best in books and videos for young people released in the last year.

Sponsored jointly by the Canadian School Library Assoclation (CSlA) and the Canadian Assoclation of Children's Librarians (CACL)


Notable Canadian Illustrated Books

Selected by Virginia Davis, National Book Service, Mississauga, Ontario

Bannatyne-Cugnet, Jo. A Prairie Year. Illustrated by Yvette Moore. Tundra Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88776-334-0.

Bogart, Jo Ellen. Gifts. Illustrated by Barbara Reid. North Winds Press, 1994. ISBN 0-590-24177-X.

Findon, Joanne. Dream of Aengus. Illustrated by Ted Nasmith. Lester Publishing, 1994. ISBN 1-895555-72-8.

Hansel and Gretel. Illustrated by Ian Wallace, text based on the tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-212-2.

James, Betsy. The Mud Family. Illustrated by Paul Morin. Stoddart, 1994 (originally published by Oxford University Press). ISBN 0-19-541075-0.

Kalman, Esther. Tchaikowsky Discovers America. Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson. Lester Publishing, 1994. ISBN 1-895555-82-5.

Lottridge, Celia Barker. Something Might Be Hiding. Illustrated by Paul Zwolak. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-176-2.

McFarlane, Sheryl. Eagle Dreams. Illustrated by Ron Lightburn. Orca Book Publishers, 1994. ISBN 1-55143-016-9.

McGugan, Jim. Josepha: A Praire Boy's Story. Illustrated by Murray Kimber. Red Deer College Press, 1994. ISBN 0-88995-101-2.

Turney-Zagwyn, Deborah. Hound without Howl. Illustrated by Deborah Turney-Zagwyn. Orca Book Publishers, 1994. ISBN 1-55143-017-7.

Valgardson, W.D. Thor. Illustrated by Ange Zhang. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-209-2.

Notable Canadian Non-Fiction for Children

Selected by Betty-Lou Ayers, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Bondar, Roberta. Touching the Earth. Key Porter Books, 1994. ISBN 1-55013-575-9.

Bouchard, David. The Colours of British Columbia. Illustrated by Michael Tickner. Raincoast Books, 1994. ISBN 1-895714-52-4.

Buchignani, Walter. Tell No One Who You Are: The Hidden Childhood of Regine Miller. Tundra Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88776-286-7.

Coren, Michael. The Man Who Created Narnia: The Story of C.S. Lewis. Lester Publishing, 1994. ISBN 1-895555-78-7 (paper).

Dickinson, Terence and Adolf Schaller. Extraterrestrials: A Field Guide for Earthlings. Camden House, 1994. ISBN 0-921820-86-0 (cloth), ISBN 0-92182O-87-9 (paper).

Gertridge, Allison. Meet Canadian Authors and Illustrators: 5O Creators of Children's Books. Scholastic Canada, 1994. ISBN 0-590243-19-5 (paper).

Greenwood, Barbara. A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 184O. Illustrated by Heather Collins. Kids Can Press, 1994. ISBN 1-55O74-237-X (cloth), ISBN 1-55O74-128-4 (paper).

MacKay, Claire. Touching All the Bases: Baseball for "Kids" of All Ages. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Scholastic Canada, 1994. ISBN 0-590242-00-8 (paper).

Ontario Science Centre. Plants. (Starting with Science series). Photos by Ray Boudreau. Kids Can Press, 1994. ISBN 1-55074-193-4.

Swanson, Diane. Safari Beneath the Sea: The Wonder World of the North Pacific Coast. Photos by the Royal British Columbia Museum. Whitecap Books, 1994. ISBN 1-55110-146-7.

Swanson, Diane. Coyotes in the Crosswalk: Canadian Wildlife in the Cty. Illustrated by Douglas Penhale. Whitecap Books, 1994. ISBN 1-55110-140-8 (paper).

Notable Canadian Fiction for Children

Selected by Helen Norrie, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Bailey, Linda. Who's Got Gertie? And How Can We Get Her Back? (Stevie Diamond Mystery series) Kids Can Press, 1994. ISBN 1-55O74-217-5 (paper).

Bell, Wllliam. Speak to the Earth. Doubleday Canada, 1994. ISBN 0-385-25487-3 (paper).

Crook, Connie Brummel. Nellie L. Stoddart, 1994. ISBN 0-7736-7422-5 (paper).

Ellis, Sarah. Out of the Blue. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-215-7.

Hutchins, Hazel. Within a Painted Past. (Annick Young Novels series) Annick Press, 1994. ISBN 1-55O37-369-2 (cloth), 1-55037-989-5 (paper).

Katz, Welwyn Wilton. Time Ghost. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-216-5.

McNaughton, Janet. Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice. Tuckamore Books, 1994. ISBN 1-895387-38-8 (paper).

Moore, Ishbel L. The Medal. (Out of this World series) Roussan Publishers, 1994. ISBN 1-896184-02-2 (paper).

Mowat, Claire. The French Isles. Key Porter Books, 1994. ISBN 1-55013-591-0.

Roberts, Ken. Past Tense. Groundwood Books (Douglas & McIntyre), 1994. ISBN 0-88899-214-9 (paper).

Notable Canadian Young Adult Fiction

Selected by Anna E. Altmann, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Bedard, Michael. Painted Devil. Lester Publishing, 1994. ISBN 1-895555-48-5 (cloth), ISBN 1-895555-50-7 (paper).

Brooks, Martha. Traveling on into the Light, and Other Stories. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-220-3 (paper).

Chan, Gillian. Golden Girl and Other Stories. Kids Can Press,1994. ISBN 1-55O74-219-1 (paper).

Hughes, Matt. Fools Errant. Maxwell Macmillan, 1994. ISBN 0-02-954248-0 (cloth), ISBN 0-O2-954253-7 (paper).

Johnston, Julie. Adam and Eve and Pinch-me. Lester Publishing, 1994. ISBN 1-895555-62-0 (cloth), ISBN 1-895555-64-7 (paper).

O'Flaherty, Patrick. Benny's Island. Breakwater Books, 1994. ISBN 1-55081-102-9 (paper).

Smith, Margaret. Margy Misunderstood. Maxwell Macmillan, 1994. ISBN 0-02-954249-9 (cloth), ISBN 0-02-954254-5 (paper).

Wynne-Jones, Tim. The Book of Changes. Groundwood Books, 1994. ISBN 0-88899-223-8 (paper).

Notable Canadian Videos

Selected by Lorrie Andersen, Instructional Resources, Manitoba Education and Training, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cry of the Ancestors: the Art of Manasie Akpaliapik. Breakthrough Films & Television Incorporated and School Services of Canada, in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1994. (Canadian Authors & Artists series) VHS, 32 min., $89.95. Distributed by School Services of Canada, 66 Portland Street, Toronto, ON, M5V 2M8. (416) 703-0900.

Energy Choices. Part 2 of Energy: The Pulse of Life. MediCinema Ltd., 1994 (c1995). VHS, 43 min., $125.00 (School Board $395.00). Distributed by MediCinema, 131 Albany Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5R 3C5. (416) 977-O569.

Great Northern Forest. Karvonen Films Limited/National Film Board of Canada, 1994. VHS, 48 min., $26.95. Distributed by the National Film Board of Canada,245 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1A7. (204) 983-4131.

Your Country, My Country. National Film Board of Canada, 1992 (released in 1994). VHS, 7 min., $21.95. Distributed by the National Film Board of Canada,245 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1A7. (204) 983-4131.

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