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Table of Contents

Volume XII Number 3
September 30, 2005

Book Reviews
Can Jasper Explores the Pacific Coast. (Jasper’s Great Canadian Adventure, Bk. 2).
  Doug Chapman & Shannon Chapman.
Review by Robert Groberman.
Preschool-kindergarten / Ages 2-5.
Can I’ll Follow the Moon.
  Stephanie Lisa Tara. Illustrated by Lee Edward Födi.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
Can Roger Gets Carried Away.
  Barbara Todd. Illustrated by Rogé.
Review by Christina Neigel.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 4-6.
Can Eleven Lazy Llamas.
  Dianna Bonder.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool to grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can Cat and Fish.
  Joan Grant. Illustrated by Neil Curtis.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can Brady Brady and the Super Skater.
  Mary Shaw. Illustrated by Chuck Temple.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can 38 Ways to Entertain Your Parents on Summer Vacation.
  Dette Hunter. Illustrated by Kitty Macaulay.
Review by Ming Wong.
Preschool-grade 4 / Ages 4-9.
Can Skate, Robyn, Skate. (First Novels, 30).
  Hazel Hutchins. Illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grade 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Marilou Keeps a Camel. (First Novels, 50).
  Raymond Plante . Translated by Sarah Cummins. Illustrated by Marie-Claude Favreau.
Review by Lisa Hanson.
Grade 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Pa Jinglebob, The Fastest Knitter in the West. (Red Bananas).
  Mary Arrigan. Illustrated by Korky Paul.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can The Wrong Kind of Bark. (Red Bananas).
  Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Garry Parsons.
Review by Barb Taylor.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Wishes and Worries: A Story to Help Children Understand a Parent Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol. (Stories for Children , No.2).

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Illustrated by Ben Hodson.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.

Can Night Wall.
  Duncan Weller.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Grades 1 and up / Ages 6 and up.
Can Terry Fox: A Story of Hope.
  Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Maxine Trottier.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
Can The Boat.
  Helen Ward. Illustrated by Ian Andrew.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Grades 2-6 / Ages 7-11.
Can Switched On, Flushed Down, Tossed Out: Investigating the Hidden Workings of Your Home.
  Trudee Romanek. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.
Can Sports Hall of Weird.
  Kevin Sylvester.
Review by Greg Bak.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can Extraordinary Women Explorers. (The Women's Hall of Fame Series).
  Frances Rooney.
Review by Julie Chychota.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can The Clone Conspiracy.
  Simon Rose.
Review by Rita Rebizant.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Somebody Else's Summer.
  Jean Little.
Review by Jen Waters.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Elixir.
  Eric Walters.
Review by Shelly Tyler.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can Heart of the Hill. (The Summer of Magic Quartet, Book Three).
  Andrea Spalding.
Review by Lisa Doucet.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can The Mask on the Cruise Ship. (A Dinah Galloway Mystery).
  Melanie Jackson.
Review by Wendy Williams.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can The Jumble Book of Needlecrafts.
  Judy Ann Sadler, Gwen Blakley Kinsler, Jackie Young and Biz Storms. Illustrated by Esperança Melo, June Bradford and Jane Kurisu.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Tunnels of Tyranny: A Fourth Moose Jaw Adventure.
  Mary Harelkin Bishop.
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can The Roman Conspiracy.
  Jack Mitchell.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein. (Dear Canada).
  Carol Matas.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-14.
Can She Dared: True Stories of Heroines, Scoundrels, and Renegades.
  Ed Butts. Illustrated by Heather Collins.
Review by Grace Sheppard.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can Skater Stuntboys. (Take it to the Xtreme).
  Pam Withers.
Review by Rita Rebizant.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
Can The Mzungu Boy.
  Meja Mwangi.
Review by Lori Walker.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.
Can The Isabel Factor.
  Gayle Friesen.
Review by Leslie Vermeer.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
Can Fantastic Companions.
  Julie E. Czerneda, ed.
Review by Ronald J. Hore.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
Can Carmen.
  Carole Fréchette. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Pam Klassen-Dueck.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
Can The Whistle.
  Valerie Rolfe Lupini.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
Can Runaway at Sea.
  Mary Razzell.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Canadian War Heroes: Ten Profiles in Courage. (Great Canadian Stories).
  Giancarlo La Giorgia.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Canadian Peacekeepers: Ten Stories of Valour in War-Torn Countries.(Great Canadian Stories).
  Norman S. Leach.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Lucille Teasdale: Doctor of Courage. (The Quest Library, No. 25).
  Deborah Cowley.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Paul Moves Out.
  Michel Rabagliati.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

Professional Reading

Can The Voice is the Story: Conversations with Canadian Writers of Short Fiction.
  Laurie Kruk.
Review by Joan Marshall


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