CM logo
grey line

grey line authors

grey line books

grey line media

grey line search

grey line back issues

grey line cmarchive

grey line CM home

Featured Profiles:

Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin

Larry Verstraete

Larry Verstraete


Eva Wiseman

View all Profiles

News and Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre

The Canadian Illustrated Books Project

2009 Governor General's Literary Awards


CM Board

CM Editor
Dave Jenkinson  

CM Web Managers

Carol Cooke

H. Sam Davoodifar

Tracey Keryluk

Drew McCulloch

Sophie Walker

CM Chair, Management Board
John Tooth


Other Board members


Table of Contents

Volume XVI Number 16
December 18, 2009

Book Reviews

Can Hockey Night Tonight: The Hockey Song.
  Tom Connors. Illustrated by Brenda Jones.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Birth-age 4.
Can The Red Scarf.
  Anne Villeneuve.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Nanaís Getting Married.
  Heather Hartt-Sussman. Illustrated by Georgia Graham.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can Chuck in the City.
  Jordan Wheeler. Illustrated by Christopher Auchter.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can The Next Step. (Streetlights).
  Beth Pollock.
Review by Laura Dunford.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 6-8.
Can Preparing for Disasters. (Disaster Alert!).
  Bobbie Kalman & Kelley MacAulay.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can Living in Shelters. (Disaster Alert!).
  Bobbie Kalman & Kelley MacAulay.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can Whatís the Big Idea?: Inventions that Changed Life on Earth Forever.
  Helaine Becker. Illustrated by Steve Attoe.
Review by Wendy Williams.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can The Children of Africville.
  Christine Welldon.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can A Terrible Roar of Water. (Disaster Strikes, #5).
  Penny Draper.
Review by Jeannine Stickle.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can A Thousand Years of Pirates.
  William Gilkerson.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 5-9 / Age 10-14.
Can Big Train: The Legendary Ironman of Sport, Lionel Conacher. (Recordbooks).
  Richard Brignall.
Review by Myra Junyk.
Grades 6-8 / Ages 11-13.
Can The Mystery of the Moonlight Murder: An Early Adventure of John Diefenbaker. (Leaders & Legacies, #1).
  Roderick Benns.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Juggling Fire.
  Joanne Bell.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
Can Wasted. (Side Streets).
  Brent R. Sherrard.
Review by Christina Pike.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
Can Folly.
  Marthe Jocelyn.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalog Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps 1840-1970. 112th ed.
  Hugh Jefferies.
Review by Aileen Wortley.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can Best Laid Plans. (Side Streets).
  Christine Hart.
Review by Emily Sobool.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.

Professional Reading

Can Itís Critical: Classroom Strategies for Promoting Critical and Creative Comprehension.
  David Booth.
Review by Betty Klassen.

DVD Review

Can Flipping Out.
  Yoav Shamir. (Writer & Director). Michael Sharfstein, Philippa Kowarsky & Kent Martin (Producers).
Review by Frank Loreto.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.


Copyright © The Manitoba Library Association. Reproduction for personal use is permitted only if this copyright notice is maintained. Any other reproduction is prohibited without permission.

Published by
The Manitoba Library Association
ISSN 1201-9364
Hosted by the University of Manitoba.