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Table of Contents

Volume XIX Number 8
October 26, 2012

Book Reviews
Can Over at the Rink: A Hockey Counting Book.
  Stella Partheniou Grasso. Illustrated by Scott Ritchie.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
Can Mud Puddle.
  Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic.
Review by Harriet Minuk.
Preschool-grade 1 / Ages 3-6.
Can Finding Christmas.
  Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Zoe Pappas-Acreman.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can A Few Bites.
  Cybèle Young.
Review by Linda Ludke.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 3-7.
Can Up Above and Down Below.
  Paloma Valdivia. Translated by Susan Ouriou.
Review by Lian Beveridge.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can The Big Game.
  Gilles Tibo. Illustrated by Bruno St-Aubin. Translated by Petra Johannson.
Review by Carla Epp.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Think Again, Robyn. (First Novels).
  Hazel Hutchins. Illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart.
Review by Kate Hachborn.
Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8.
Can Into the Woods. (Bigfoot Boy).
  J. Torres. Illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks.
Review by Tanya Boudreau.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
Can One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way.
  Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch.
Review by Alicia Copp-Mökkönen.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can What is Electricity? (Understanding Electricity).
  Ronald Monroe.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can What are Insulators and Conductors? (Understanding Electricity).
  Jessica Pegis.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can What are Electrical Circuits? (Understanding Electricity).
  Ronald Monroe.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can What is Electromagnetism? (Understanding Electricity).
  Lionel Sandner.
Review by Barbara McMillan.
Grades 3-6 / Ages 8-11.
Can Potatoes on Rooftops: Farming in the City.
  Hadley Dyer.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can People Who Said No: Courage Against Oppression.
  Laura Scandiffio.
Review by Val Ken Lem.
Grades 4-9 / Ages 9-14.
Can A Call to Battle: The War of 1812. (I Am Canada).
  Gillian Chan.
Review by Mark Mueller.
Grades 5-8 / Ages 10-13.
Can Pyro. (Orca Currents).
  Monique Polak.
Review by Jeannine Stickle.
Grades 5-12 / Ages 10-17.
Can Before We Go.
  Amy Bright.
Review by Nicole Dalmer.
Grades 6-11 / Ages 11-16.
Can Sidetracked. (Orca Sports).
  Deb Loughead.
Review by Kalina Lafreniere.
Grades 7-10 / Ages 12-15.
Can Blood Brothers in Louisbourg.
  Philip Roy.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 7-11 / Ages 12-16.
Can The Orphan King. (Merlin’s Immortals, Bk One).
  Sigmund Brouwer.
Review by Andrew Laudicina.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.
Can Way to Go.
  Tom Ryan.
Review by Daphne Hamilton-Nagorsen.
Grades 9-11 / Ages 14-16.
Can Violins of Autumn.
  Amy McAuley.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 9-12 / Ages 14-17.
Can Defenseless.
  Peter Wilson.
Review by Rob Bittner.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.
Can It’s Not All Black and White: Multiracial Youth Speak Out.
  St. Stephen’s Community House.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.



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