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Table of Contents

Volume XVI Number 5
October 2, 2009

Book Reviews
Can Totty.
  Paola Opal.
Review by Kristen Ferguson.
Preschool / Birth-age 3.
Can Me and You.
  Geneviève Côté.
Review by Myra Junyk.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
Can Paulina P. (for Petersen).
  Lisa Cinar.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Chester's Back!
  Mélanie Watt.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can Cheese Louise!

David Michael Slater. Illustrated by Steve Cowden.
Review by Helen Norrie.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.

Can The Stranger at the Creek. (Babs' Adventures, #1).
  Brenda Fontaine.
Review by Gail de Vos.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can A Pioneer Alphabet. (ABC Our Country). [Original title: A Pioneer ABC.]
  Mary Alice Downie. Illustrated by Mary Jane Gerber.
Review by Suzanne Pierson.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Chasing a Star.
  Norma Charles.
Review by Kim Aippersbach.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can Bug Bites: Insects Hunting Insects...and More.
  Diane Swanson.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can The Contest. (A Gutsy Girl Book).
  Caroline Stellings.
Review by Libby McKeever.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Welcome to the World of Frogs and Toads.
  Diane Swanson.
Review by John Dryden.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Welcome to the World of Alligators and Crocodiles.
  Diane Swanson.
Review by John Dryden.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Say What? The Weird and Mysterious Journey of the English Language.
  Gena K. Gorrell.
Review by Vikki VanSickle.
Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-13.
Can G Force. (Redline Racing Series).
  Anthony Hampshire.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
Can Remembering John McCrae: Soldier, Doctor, Poet.
  Linda Granfield.
Review by Marilynne V. Black.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can Gwen.
  Carolyn Pogue.
Review by Brianne Grant.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Junkyard Dog. (Orca Currents).
  Monique Polak.
Review by Tara Williston.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Comic Books and Manga. (Crabtree Contact).
  Eddie Robson.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Video Games. (Crabtree Contact).
  Rhianna Pratchett.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
  Liane Shaw.
Review by Marsha Skrypuch.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
Can The Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure.
  Kristi Mäkinen, adapter. Illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin. Translated by Kaarina Brooks.
Review by Gail de Vos.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Pornography. (A Groundwork Guide).
  Debbie Nathan.
Review by Greg Bak.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

Professional Review

Can The ABC's of Anger.

Ray Ali with Linda Sander and Jason Kroetsch. Illustrated by Eric Olson.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.


DVD Reviews

Can The Strangest Dream.

Eric Bednarski (Director). Kent Martin (Producer). Eric Bednarski & Barry Cowling (Writers).
Review by Cathy Vincent-Linderoos.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.


New Editions

Can Jacob Two-Two' s First Spy Case.


Now in Paperback

Can Voyageur.

War Brothers.

I Know It's Over.



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