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Canadian Children's Book Week 1997.
November 1 - 8, 1997.


Bulletin Board.

The Prince and I.
NFB's Interactive Site for Kids.

Information Rights Week.
April 21 - 27, 1997.

Conferences and Events

Prairie Fire's 1997-1998 Writing Contests.
Awards, Prizes and Rules.

Prairie Fire's Young Adult Writing Issue.
Call for Submissions.

Margaret Laurence and Her Times.
Anniversary Conference.

Make Art, Get Wired, Get Paid.
May 22 - 24, 1997.

Bridging the Gap: Information Rich but Knowledge Poor.
July 6 -11, 1997.

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 17
April 25, 1997

Book Reviews

cdnPocketful of Stars: Rhymes, Chants and Lap Games.
Felicity Williams. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Ages babies and up.

cdnRosa Moves to Town.
Barbro Lindgren. Illustrated by Eva Eriksson.
Review by Alison Mews.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

cdnAt Grandpa's Sugar Bush.
Margaret Carney. Illustrated by Janet Wilson.
Review by Michele F. Kallio.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 3 - 8.

cdnThe Great Blue Grump.
Jill Creighton. Illustrated by Kitty Macaulay.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Kindergarten - grade 2 / Ages 5 - 7.

cdn The Earth.
Cynthia Pratt Nicolson. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Grades 2 - 6 / Ages 7 - 11.

cdnScary Science.
Sylvia Funston. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.
Review by Brenda Partridge.
Grades 2 - 8 / Ages 7 - 13.

cdnGet Started: Stamp Collecting for Canadian Kids.
Elizabeth Macleod. Illustrated by Bill Slavin and Esperança Melo
Review by Katherine Matthews.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

cdnBlue True Dream of Sky.
Meredy Maynard.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

cdnThe Northern Circumpolar World.
Bob MacQuarrie.
Review by Marsha Kaiserman.
Grade 7 / Age 12.

cdnThe song of Moses and other poems.
Seymour Mayne. Illustrated by Sharon Katz.
Review by Brian Rountree.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.

ED-RES Web Site Reviews

intMacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.
Review by L. D. Steele.

CDNWelcome to Straight Talk About School.
Review by L. D. Steele.

intThe pH Factor.
Review by James F. Davis.

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Peter Tittenberger

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