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Table of Contents

Volume XIV Number 19
May 16, 2008

Book Reviews

   
Can All About Ama.
  Kathy Knowles.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 2-4.
   
Can Runny Honey. (Tadpoles).
 

Jane Clarke. Illustrated by Tomislav Zlatic.
Review by Sandi Harrison.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.

   
Can Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach.
 

Mélanie Watt.
Review by Robert Groberman.
Kindergarten-grade 5 / Ages 5-10.

   
Can What is a Carnivore? (Big Science Ideas).
 

Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.

   
Can What is a Herbivore? (Big Science Ideas).
 

Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.

   
Can What is an Omnivore? (Big Science Ideas).
  Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.
   
Can What is a Vertebrate? (Big Science Ideas).
  Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.
   
Can Egyptian Slam Dunk. (Looney Bay All Stars; #6).
 

Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Sampar.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.

   
Can The Buried Biscuits. (Jack Russell, Dog Detective; #7).
  Darrel & Sally Odgers. Illustrated by Janine Dawson.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can Steve Nash. (NBA Reader).
  John Hareas.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
   
Can

Bubba Begonia and the Mudmen of the Koola Boola.

  Gerry O’Brien. Illustrated by Brenda Jones.
Review by Lisa O'Hara.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-10.
   
Can Pier 21: Stories From Near and Far. (Canadian Immigration Series).
  Anne Renaud.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
   
Can Shabash!. 2nd ed.
  Ann Walsh.
Review by Christine Torchia.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
   
Can Pyramids of Giza. (Structural Wonders).
  Sheelagh Matthews.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
   
Can Taking the Lead. (Bayview High).
  A.D. Fast.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
   
Can Wilderness.
  Roddy Doyle.
Review by Brianne Grant.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
   
Can Reading the Bones. (A Peggy Henderson Adventure).
  Gina McMurchy-Barber.
Review by Daphne Hamilton-Nagorsen.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
   
Can Not Fair, Clare. (The Clare Series, Book Two).
  Yvonne Prinz.
Review by Janet Grafton.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13
   
Can The Curse of Akkad: Climate Upheavals That Rocked Human History.
  Peter Christie.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
   
Can The Apprentice’s Masterpiece: A Story of Medieval Spain.
  Melanie Little.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
   
Can Break on Through.
  Jill Murray.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
   
Can What I Was.
  Meg Rosoff.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 13-17.
   
Can The Wrath of Zar. (The Demons of Destiny, Book One).
  Shayne Easson.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
   
Can Forget Me Not.
  Anne Cassidy.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Kickstart: How Successful Canadians Got Started.
  Alexander Herman, Paul Matthews & Andrew Feindel.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
   
Can Big Big Sky.
  Kristyn Dunnion.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   
Can Oil. (Groundwood Guides).
  James Laxer.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.
   

Parenting

   
Can Come On, Mom!: 75 Things for Mothers and Daughters to Do Together.
  Cynthia MacGregor.
Review by Lizanne Eastwood.
Preschool-grade 7 / Ages 2-12 & mothers.
   
Can Play & Learn: 1001 Fun Activities for Your Baby and Child.
  Nancy Hall & Susan Elizabeth Davis; Roni Cohen Leiderman & Wendy
Masi, consulting editors. Illustrated by Christine Coirault.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
   

DVD & Videos

   
Can The Refugees of the Blue Planet.
  Hélène Choquette & Jean-Philippe Duval (Writers & Directors). Monique Simard & Marcel Simard (Productions Virage Producers). Yves Bisaillon (NFB Producer). Luc Martin-Gousset (Point du Jour Producers).
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
   

 

 



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