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Table of Contents

Volume XIX Number 16
December 21, 2012

Book Reviews
Can Island Santa
  Sheryl McFarlane.
Illustrated by Sheena Lott.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-7.
Can Grateful Jake
  Emily Madill. Illustrated by Izabela Bzymek.
Review by Suzanne Pierson.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can Grateful Jake Resource Guide.
  Emily Madill. Illustrated by Izabela Bzymek.
Review by Suzanne Pierson.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can Fairy Tales of Our Grandmothers. (Forest Friend Series).
  Karel Hlobil. Illustrated by J.P. Krasny.
Review by Amber Allen.
Kindergarten-grade 5 / Ages 5-10.
Can The Dot.
  Peter H. Reynolds.
Review by Trevor Lockhart.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Winnipeg Blue Bombers. (Canadian Football Teams).
  Janet Gurtler.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Calgary Stampeders. (Canadian Football Teams).
  Steve Goldsworthy.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Montreal Alouettes. (Canadian Football Teams).
  Laura Pratt.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Morgan Gets Cracking. (First Novels).
  Ted Staunton. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Lisa Case.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-10.
Can Playing Favourites. (Sports Stories).
  Trevor Kew.
Review by Yahong Chi.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
Can Miracle Dogs. (A Prairie Dogs Adventure).
  Glenda Goertzen.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Cryptic Canada: Unsolved Mysteries from Coast to Coast.
  Natalie Hyde. Illustrated by Matt Hammill.
Review by Michelle Brown.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can Jason's Why.
  Beth Goobie.
Review by Kay Weisman.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
Can The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits.
  Lewis Caroll. Illustrated by Oleg Lipchenko.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
Can Learn to Speak Fashion: A Guide to Creating, Showcasing & Promoting Your Style.
  Laura deCarufel. Illustrated by Jeff Kulak.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can Duckboy.
  Bill Bunn.
Review by Jocelyn Reekie.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-13.
Can The Geomancer's Compass.
  Melissa Hardy.
Review by Andrew Laudicina.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.
Can The Friday Society.
  Adrienne Kress.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
Can Trapper Boy: A Novel.
  Hugh R. MacDonald.
Illustrated by Michael G. MacDonald.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
Can Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War. (Righting Canada's Wrongs).
  Pamela Hickman & Jean Smith Cavalluzzo.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.

DVD Review

Can Nature's Invitation.
  Lynn Glazier (Director and Writer), Ed Barreveld and Lynn Glazier (Producers). Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.


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