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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.

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 21
June 20, 1997

Book Reviews

canJacob's Best Sisters.
Teddy Jam. Illustrated by Joanne Fitzgerald.
Review by Kathleen Kellett-Betsos.
Preschool - grade 1 / Ages 3 - 6.

cdnJade and Iron: Latin American Tales from Two Cultures.
Edited by Patricia Aldana. Illustrated by Luis Garay.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

intThe Boggart and the Monster.
Susan Cooper.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

intI'm a genious vet.
Jason Page.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

Discovery Box Series
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

intElizabeth Blackwell: A Doctor's Triumph
Nancy Kline.
Review by Grace Shaw.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

cdnGreat Canadian Fishing Stories: That Didn't Get Away.
Edited by David E. Scott.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

intI Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People.
Arthur J. Ray.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnThrough A Canadian Periscope.
Julie J. Ferguson.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

intJohn's Garden.
John Norris and Patrizia Menton.
Review by Thomas F. Chambers.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 17 and up.

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