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Table of Contents

Volume XX Number 10
November 8, 2013

Book Reviews

Can Ten Birds Meet a Monster. (Ten Birds).
  Cybèle Young.
Review by Gregory Bryan & Kelsey Sukich.
Preschool-grade 2 / Ages 4-7.
Can Francis, the Little Fox.
  Véronique Boisjoly. Illustrated by Katty Maurey. Translated by Yvette Ghione & Karen Li.
Review by Roxy Garstad.
Preschool-grade 3 / Ages 4-8.
Can Anything is Possible.
  Giulia Belloni. Illustrated by Marco Trevisan. Translated by William Anselmi.
Review by Iris Casey.
Kindergarten-grade 2 / Ages 5-7.
Can The Best Gifts.
  Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch. Illustrated by Elly Mackay.
Review by Reesa Cohen.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can Is This Panama? A Migration Story.
  Jan Thornhill. Illustrated by Soyeon Kim.
Review by Julianne Mutimer.
Kindergarten-grade 3 / Ages 5-8.
Can Messy Miranda. (Orca Echoes).
  Jeff Szpirglas & Danielle Saint-Onge. Illustrated by Dave Whamond.
Review by Kaitlyn Vardy.
Grades 2-3 / Ages 7-8.
Can Sir Princess Petra’s Talent. (The Pen Pieyu Adventures).
  Diane Mae Robinson.
Review by Natalie Schembri.
Grades 2-5 / Ages 7-10.
Can Seconds. (Orca Young Readers).
  Sylvia Taekema.
Review by Laura Dick.
Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-11.
Can Top 10 for Boys.
  Paul Terry.
Review by Todd Kyle.
Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12.
Can Horrendo’s Curse: The Graphic Novel.
  Anna Fienberg. Art by Rémy Simard. Adapted by Alison Kooistra.
Review by Alicia Copp Mokkonen.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can When Children Play: The Story of Right To Play.
  Gina McMurchy-Barber.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-11.
Can Skinner’s Banks. (The Seven Stair Crew; 2).
  Brad V. Cowan.
Review by Jocelyn Reekie.
Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12.
Can The Bully Boys.
  Eric Walters.
Review by Ruth Latta.
Grades 5-10 / Ages 10-15.
Can Curse of the Skull. (HIP Edge).
  Paul Kropp. Illustrated by Charlie Hnatiuk.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Grades 7-12 / Ages 12-17.
Can Curse of the Skull Teacher’s Guide. (HIP Edge).
  Lori Jamison.
Review by Elaine Fuhr.
Teacher’s Resource: Grades 7-12.
Can Stained.
  Cheryl Rainfield.
Review by Ann Ketcheson.
Grades 8-12 / Ages 14-18.
Can Urban Green Man.
  Adria Laycraft & Janice Blaine, eds.
Review by Ronald Hore.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.
Can Smokescreen.
  Nancy Hartry.
Review by Mary Harelkin Bishop.
Grades 10-11 / Ages 15-16.
Can A Woman Scorned. (Rapid Reads).
  James Heneghan.
Review by Stephanie Dror.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 17 and up.

Professional Reading

Can The Write Voice: Using Rich Prompts to Help Student Writing Come Alive.
  Lisa Donohue.
Review by David Ward.

DVD Review

Can 55 Socks.
  Co Hoedeman (Director). Laurie Gordon, Peter Lindhout & Julie Roy (Producers).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.


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