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Table of Contents

Volume XVII Number 13
November 26, 2010

Book Reviews
Can Stanley’s Little Sister.
  Linda Bailey. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Helen Norrie.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 2-6.
Can Have You Ever Seen a Hippo With Sunscreen? (Have You Ever Seen).
  Etta Kaner. Illustrated by Jeff Szuc.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-8.
Can The Zela Wela Kids Build a Bank.
  Nancy Phillips. Illustrated by Emily Stewart.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
Can Too Much Noise in the Library.
  Susan Margaret Chapman. Illustrated by Abby Carter.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
Can I Always, Always Get My Way.
  Thad Krasnesky. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can Annie’s Bright Idea: A Christmastime Adventure.
  Audrhea Lande. Illustrated by Jenny Prest.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can How Do Living Things Find Food? (Introducing Living Things).
  Bobbie Kalman. Review by Gail Hamilton. Grades 1-2 / Ages 6-7.
Can What Kind of Living Thing Is It? (Introducing Living Things).
  Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 1-2 / Ages 6-7.
Can Binky to the Rescue. (A Binky Adventure).
  Ashley Spires.
Review by Gregory Bryan.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can It’s Not About the Apple! (Easy-to-Read Wonder Tales).

Veronika Martenova Charles. Illustrated by David Parkins.
Review by Carrie Subtelny.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.

Can T.R.’s Adventure at Angus the Wheeler’s.
  Frank Macdonald. Illustrated by Virginia McCoy.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 1-4 / Ages 6-9.
Can Faeries Are Real.
  Crystal J. Stranaghan. Illustrated by Izabela Bzymek.
Review by Ellen Heaney.
Grades 2-4 / Ages 7-9.
Can Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science.
  Susan Hughes. Illustrated by Michael Wandelmaier.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grade 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Harvey.
  Hervé Bouchard. Illustrated by Janice Nadeau. Translated by Helen Mixter.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3-8 / Ages 9-13.
Can Pickle Impossible.
  Eli Stutz. Illustrations by C.B. Canga.
Review by Aileen Wortley.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can Ultimate Trains. (Machines of the Future).
  Peter McMahon. Illustrated by Andy Mora.
Review by Sherry Faller.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can Birds of Canada.
  Tyler L. Hoar, Ken De Smet, R. Wayne Campbell & Gregory Kennedy. With contributions from Krista Kagume.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.
Can Ghost Trackers: The Unreal World of Ghosts, Ghost-Hunting, and the Paranormal.
  Chris Gudgeon.
Review by Nicole Dalmer.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can Written in Blood.
  John Wilson.
Review by Meredith Snyder.
Grades 5-9 / Ages 10-14.
Can Neil Flambé and the Aztec Abduction.
  Kevin Sylvester.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 6-9 / Ages 11-14.
Can Freestyle Skateboarding Tricks: Flat Ground, Rails and Transitions.
  Sean D’Arcy & Phillip Marshall.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 7-9 / Ages 12-14.
Can Nine to Ninety: Stories Across the Generations.
  Susan Ioannou.
Review by J. Lynn Fraser.
Grades 8-10 / Ages 13-15.
Can End of Days: Night Runner II.
  Max Turner.
Review by Jennifer Draper.
Grades 9-11 / Age 14-16.
Can Pock’s World.
  Dave Duncan.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

DVD Review

Can A Year of Sherbrooke.
  Thomas Hale (Writer & Director). Joe MacDonald (Producer).
Review by Cathy Vincent-Linderoos.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.


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