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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 8
December 9, 2005

Book Reviews
Can Bit by Bit.
  Shoichi Nejime. Illustrated by Heather Castles.
Review by Alison Mews.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Caramba.
  Marie-Louise Gay.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Little Book of Nursery Tales.
  Verónica Uribe, reteller. Illustrated by Carmen Salvador. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
   
Can Kids Do, Animals Too: A Book of Playground Opposites.
  Debora Pearson. Illustrated by Nora Hilb.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
   
Can I’m So Embarrassed!
  Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 3-8.
   
Can Franklin’s Pond Phantom. (Kids Can Read).
  Sharon Jennings. Illustrated by Sasha McIntyre, Robert Penman and Shelley Southern.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can Franklin and the Tin Flute. (Kids Can Read).
  Sharon Jennings. Illustrated by Céleste Gagnon, Sasha McIntyre, Robert Penman and Laura Vegya.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
   
Can Maddie Surfs for Cyber Pals. (First Novels, 52).
  Louise Leblanc. Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay. Translated by Sarah Cummins.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can Leo’s Midnight Rescue. (First Novels, 53).
  Louise Leblanc. Illustrated by Jules Prud’homme. Translated by Sarah Cummins.
Review by Stacie Edgar.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
   
Can The Zoo Room.
  Louise Schofield. Illustrated by Malcolm Geste.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can George Most Wanted. (Orca Echoes).
  Ingrid Lee. Illustrated by Stéphane Denis.
Review by Saache Heinrich.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Ghost Wolf. (Orca Echoes).
  Karleen Bradford. Illustrated by Allan Cormack and Deborah Drew-Brook.
Review by Robert Groberman.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Dimples Delight. (Orca Echoes).
  Frieda Wishinsky. Illustrated by Louise-Andrée Laliberté.
Review by Robert Groberman.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Friends in a New Land. (The Last Best West).
  Elaine Essien.
Review by Ruth McMahon.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can The Crazy Man.
  Pamela Porter.
Review by Vikki VanSickle.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Mella and the N’anga: An African Tale.
  Gail Nyoka.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Dark Horse. (Mustang Mountain #9).
  Sharon Siamon.
Review by Marina Cohen.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Christopher Columbus: Sailing to the New World. (In the Footsteps of Explorers).
  Adrianna Morganelli.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Henry Hudson: Seeking the Northwest Passage. (In the Footsteps of Explorers).
  Carrie Gleason.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West. (In the Footsteps of Explorers).
  Ellen Rodger.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Francis Pizarro: Journeys Through Peru and South America. (In the Footsteps of Explorers).
  John Zronik.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can George Vancouver. (Discovering Canada).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Groseilliers and Radisson. (Discovering Canada).
  Galadriel Watson.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Martin Frobisher. (Discovering Canada).
  Erinn Banting.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Simon Fraser. (Discovering Canada).
  Galadriel Watson.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Canadian Explorers. (Scholastic Canada Biographies).
  Maxine Trottier. Illustrated by Tony Meers.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can The Girl from Chimel.
  Rigoberta Menchú. Illustrated by Domi.
Review by Carole Reeve.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can They Did What?! Your Guide to Weird & Wacky Things People Do.
  Jeff Szpirglas. Illustrated by Dave Whamond.
Review by Lee Anne Smith.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
   
Can Misconduct: Deal With It Without Bending the Rules. (Deal With It).
  Anne Marie Aikins. Illustrated by Steven Murray.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Rudeness: Deal With It If You Please. (Deal With It).
  Catherine Rondina. Illustrated by Dan Workman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Authority: Deal With It Before It Deals With You. (Deal With It).
  Anne Marie Aikins. Illustrated by Steven Murray.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Hayley Wickenheiser: Born to Play.
  Elizabeth Etue.
Review by Jean Nickel.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
   
Can Surf Zone. (Take It to the Xtreme).
  Pam Withers.
Review by Heidi Dolamore.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can Pure.
  Karen Krossing.
Review by Leslie Vermeer.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
   
Can Weird Canadian Words: How to Speak Canadian. (Great Canadian Stories).
  Edrick Thay.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Hockey’s Hottest Players: The On- & Off-Ice Stories of the Superstars.
  Arpon Basu.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Explorers: The Most Exciting Voyages of Discovery-From the African Expeditions to the Lunar Landing.
  Andrea De Porti.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Sensational Scientists: The Journeys and Discoveries of 24 Men and Women of Science.
  Barry Shell.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Home Invasion. (Orca Soundings).
  Monique Polak.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   


Video Reviews

Can Turbulent Waters.
  Malcolm Guy & Michelle Smith (Directors & Writers). Malcolm Guy (Multi-Monde Producer). Germaine Wong (NFB Producer). Sally Bochner (Executive Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

 

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