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Canadian Children's Book Week 1997.
November 1 - 8, 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 18
May 9, 1997

The Flood Issue
Due to the flood which recently affected Manitoba and the Red River Valley, CM was unable to publish on its regular date. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers.

Book Reviews

cdnPond Seasons.
Sue Ann Alderson. Illustrated by Ann Blades.
Review by Alison Mews.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 2 - 7.

cdnA Salmon for Simon.
Betty Waterton. Illustrated by Ann Blades.
Review by Sharon McCue.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

cdnDinosaur Dreams.
Kerry Westell. Illustrated by Scot Ritchie.
Review by Donalee Moulton.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 3 - 8.

cdnMuddle Cuddle.
Laural Dee Gugler. Illustrated by Vlasta van Kampen.
Review by Donalee Moulton.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 3 - 8.

cdn Simon Finds a Treasure.
Gilles Tibo. Illustrated by Gilles Tibo.
Review by Sharon McCue.
Kindergarten - grade 3 / Ages 5 - 8.

cdnThe Basketball Player.
Roch Carrier. Illustrated by Sheldon Cohen.
Review by Michele F. Kallio.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnGrandfather Bear: A Story Told in Cree.
Madeline Davis, Sr. Translated by Della Owens and Harriet Landry. Illustrated by Donna Cameron.
Review by Brian Rountree.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnWe Are All Related: A Celebration of Our Cultural Heritage.
Art and Quotations by Students of G.T. Cunningham Elementary School.
Forward by George Littlechild.
Review by Sharon McCue.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 13.

cdnThe Story of Canada.
Janet Lunn, Christopher Moore and Alan Daniel.
Review by Caroline Thomson.
Grades 6 - 8 / Ages 11 - 13.

cdnBurning Ambition.
Nikki Fisher. Illustrated by Peter Smith.
Review by Donna Doyle.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

A Selection of Flood Web Sites

CDNNetreader (Wpg Free Press/Thomson).

CDNRed River Diary.

CDNEnvironment Canada 97 Flood Information.

CDNUniversity of Manitoba Flood97.

If you would like to print out an entire copy of this issue of CM, we have compiled a text version in one print file (26K.)

You can also receive a text version of CM by email.

Managing Editor
Peter Tittenberger

Copyright © 1997 the Manitoba Library Association. Reproduction for personal use is permitted only if this copyright notice is maintained. Any other reproduction is prohibited without permission.

Published by
The Manitoba Library Association
ISSN 1201-9364