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Table of Contents

Volume X Number 12
February 13, 2004

Book Reviews
Can Santa’s Stormy Christmas Eve.
  David MacLennan, Illustrated by Cheryl Parkinson.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-7.
Can My First Magic Games Book.
  Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Emma’s Yucky Brother. (An I Can Read Book).
  Jean Little. Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas.
Review by Cora Lee.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can The Seven Chinese Sisters.
  Kathy Tucker. Illustrated by Grace Lin.
Review by Carolyn Kim.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas.
  Stan and Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain.
Review by Denise Weir.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can Santa’s Helper.
  Grant S. Anderson. Illustrated by Sheldon Dawson.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-8.
Can Amelia Bedelia and the Christmas List.
  Herman Parish. Illustrated by Lynn Sweat.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
Can Belinda and the Dust Bunnies.
  Madeline Sonik. Illustrated by Grania Bridal.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can Borealis: A Polar Bear Cub’s First Year. (Wild Beginnings, #1).
  Rebecca L. Grambo. Photographs by Daniel J. Cox.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can Lonely Wolf Pup. (Wild Paws, No. 2).
  Susan Hughes. Illustrated by Heather Graham.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
Can New Dinos: The Latest Finds! The Coolest Dinosaur Discoveries!
  Shelley Tanaka. Illustrated by Alan Barnard.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
Can A Break in the Chain. (Yellow Bananas).
  Chris d’Lacey. Illustrated by Joanna Carey.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
Can Lacrosse in Action. (Sports in Action).
  John Crossingham.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Let’s Call It Canada: Amazing Stories of Canadian Place Names. (A Wow Canada! Book).
  Susan Hughes. Illustrated by Clive Dobson & Jolie Dobson.
Review by Gillian Noonan.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.
Can A Gathering of Unicorns.
  Vicki Blum. Illustrated by Julie Rocheleau.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can The Wizzle War. [Former title The War With Mr. Wizzle.] (Macdonald Hall Series).
  Gordon Korman.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can The Twisting Road Tea Room.
  Deb Loughead.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
Can Hockey’s Young Superstars: The 25 Hottest Players on Ice.
  Jeff Rud.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
Can The Life of a Knight. (Medieval World Series).
  Kay Eastwood.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Medieval Society. (Medieval World Series).
  Kay Eastwood.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Medieval Warfare. (Medieval World Series).
  Tara Steele.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Life in a Castle. (Medieval World Series).
  Kay Eastwood.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Places of Worship in the Middle Ages. (Medieval World Series).
  Kay Eastwood.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Women and Girls in the Middle Ages. (Medieval World Series).
  Kay Eastwood.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 5-7 / Ages 10-14.
Can Figure Skating Now: Olympic and World Stars. 2nd. Ed.
  Gérard Châtaigneau and Steve Milton.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
Can Discovering the Arctic: The Story of John Rae. (Stories of Canada).
  John Wilson. Illustrated by Liz Milkau.
Review by Greg Bak.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Kate.
  Valerie Sherrard.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 6-10 / Ages 11-15.

Professional Reading

Can Teaching With Robert Munsch Books. Volume 1.
  Amy von Heyking and Janet McConaghy.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Can Read This! Why Books Matter.
  Karen Zoppa, ed.
Review by Deborah Begoray.

Video Review

Can Pariahs.
  Will Beauchamp (Director)
Review by Joanne Peters with Wendy Johnson Brown.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up. Professional staff.

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