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Profile of Sarah Ellis.
Reprinted from Children's Book News.
Feature by John Burns.


Bulletin Board.

Writing for Children Competition.
Sponsored by The Writer's Union of Canada.

Margaret Laurence and Her Times.
Anniversary Conference.

Writing for Young Adults.
Canadian Authors Association one-day workshop.

Conferences and Events

Information Rights Week.

Make Art, Get Wired, Get Paid.

Bridging the Gap: Information Rich but Knowledge Poor.

Best of 1996

CM's Best of 1996.

OLA Best Bets of 1996.

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award nominees.


Table of Contents

Volume III Number 15
March 28, 1997

Book Reviews

cdnJason and the Sea Otter.
Joe Barber-Starkey. Illustrated by Paul Montpellier.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 4 - 8.

cdnThe New Land - A First Year on the Prairie.
Marilynn Reynolds. Illustrated by Stephen McCallum.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 4 / Ages 4 - 9.

intA Drop of Water - A Book of Science and Wonder.
Walter Wick.
Review by Jo-Anne Mary Benson.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

cdnUne Ville imaginaire.
Jacques Savoie. Illustrated by Geneviève Côté.
Review by Kathleen L. Kellett-Betsos.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

intThe Library Card.
Jerry Spinelli.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

cdnBack of Beyond.
Sarah Ellis.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 7 - 9 / Ages 12 - 14.

cdnRaincoast Chronicles 17 - Stories & History of the British Columbia Coast.
Edited by Howard White.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnSaid the River.
Liz Zetlin. Drawings by Janis Hoogstraten.
Review by Jo-Anne Mary Benson.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnCanadian Almanac & Directory 1997.
Edited by Ann Marie Aldighieri.
Review by Lorrie Ann Wannamaker.
Adult Reference.

cdnWhite Linen Remembered.
Marya Fiamengo.
Review by Deborah Mervold.

ED-RES Web Site Reviews

intLesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers.
Review by Tayne Moore.

intBiology Teacher's Home Page.
Review by Edward Eugene Belyea.

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Peter Tittenberger

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The Manitoba Library Association
ISSN 1201-9364