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Table of Contents

Volume XIV Number 7
November 23, 2007

Book Reviews

Can Penguin’s Special Christmas Tree.
  Jeannie St. John Taylor. Illustrated by Molly Idle.
Review by Renée Englot.
Preschool-Kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
Can Shoe Shakes.
  Loris Lesynski. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Rosemary Hollett.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
Can The Chirp Book. 10th Anniversary Collection.
  Bob Kain.
Review by Lisa O'Hara.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Animal Tales: Favourite Stories from Chirp Magazine.
  Toronto, ON: Owlkids, 2007.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Brady Brady and the Ballpark Bark.
  Mary Shaw. Illustrated by Chuck Temple.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can The Blue Hippopotamus.
  Phoebe Gilman. Based on a story by Joan Grant. Illustrated by Joanne Fitzgerald.
Review by Alison Mews.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can Clancy With the Puck.
  Chris Mizzoni.
Review by Jonine Bergen.
Kindergarten-grade 5 / Ages 5-10.
Can Honey Cake.
  Joan Betty Stuchner. Illustrated by Cynthia Nugent.
Review by Danya David.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
Can Canada’s Coastal Animals.
  Chelsea Donaldson.
Review by John Dryden.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can Bug. (The Adventures of Bug & Frogger).
  Frank B. Edwards. Illustrated by John Bianchi.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can I Am Raven: A Story of Discovery.
  David Bouchard. Illustrated by Andy Everson.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 8–13.
Can Falling Star. (Sports Stories).
  Robert Rayner.
Review by Ruth Sands.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 8–13.
Can The Kids Book of Canada at War.
  Elizabeth MacLeod. Illustrated by John Mantha.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can The Triple Chocolate Brownie Genius.
  Deborah Sherman.
Review by Jane Bridle.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-12.
Can The Youngest Spy.
  Barry McDivitt.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can The Way Lies North.
  Jean Rae Baxter.
Review by Betty Klassen.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can Manga Touch. (Orca Currents).
  Jacqueline Pearce.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can Abductors.
  Bernadette Gabay Dyer.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can The Mystery of the Martello Tower: A Hazel Trump Adventure.
  Jennifer Lanthier.
Review by Lindsay Schluter.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
Can Peril at Pier Nine. (Disaster Strikes; 3).
  Penny Draper.
Review by Georgie Perigny.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
Can Soames on the Range.
  Nancy Belgue.
Review by Brianne Grant.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Sporeville. (The Wellborn Conspiracy, Book One).
  Paul Marlowe.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
Can Running Toward Home. (Nunatak Fiction).
  Betty Jane Hegerat.
Review by Geneviève M.Y. Valleau.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
Can Bifocal.
  Deborah Ellis & Eric Walters.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
Can Fathom Five. (The Unwritten Books).
  James Bow.
Review by Vikki VanSickle.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-16.
Can Weird Weather: Everything You Didn’t Want to Know About Climate Change But Probably Should Find Out.
  Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
Can Does My Head Look Big in This?
  Randa Abdel-Fattah.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 8-11 / Ages 13-16.
Can The Alchemist’s Dream.
  John Wilson.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Growing Up Hockey: The Life and Times of Everyone Who Ever Loved the Game.
  Brian Kennedy.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images From 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification.
  Brandon Broll. Photos supplied by The Science Photo Library.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Click.
  Linda Sue Park and others.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Who Killed the Avro Arrow?
  Chris Gainor.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

DVD & Videos

Can The Fight for True Farming: Food Autonomy vs. Agribusiness.
  Ève Lamont. (Director). Nicole Hubert & Sylvie Van Brabant (Les Productions du Rapide-Blanc Producers). Colette Loumede (NFB Producer).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.




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