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Table of Contents

Volume IV Number 10
January 16, 1998

Book Reviews

cdnTeachers' Manual for Chess.
Chess Federation of Canada
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
All ages.

intErik the Viking Sheep.
Elizabeth Creith. Illustrated by Linda Hendry.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

cdnJeremiah Learns to Read.
Jo Ellen Bogart. Illustrated by Laura Fernandes and Rick Jacobson.
Review By Gail Hamilton.
Grades 1 - 3 / Ages 6 - 8.

cdnThe Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Series.
The Treasure Hunt.
The Best Way to Play.
The Meanest Thing to Say.
Bill Cosby. Illustrated by Varnette P. Hollywood.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

cdnWhat's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse?
Linda Bailey.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnWings to Fly.
Celia Barker Lottridge. Illustrated by Mary Jane Gerber.
Review by Jennifer Sullivan.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnGarbage Creek and Other Stories.
W. D. Valgardson.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

cdnDream Dad.
Holly Haggarty.
Review by Noreen Paterson.
Grades 4 - 6 / Ages 9 - 11.

Bram Stoker. Retold by Tim Wynne-Jones. Illustrated by Lazlo Gal.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

intJack's Black Book.
Jack Gantos.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

intThe Watsons Go to Birmingham.
Christopher Paul Curtis.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

CD-ROM Review

cdnThe Canadian Geographic Explorer.
IQ Media Holdings.
Review by Gary Evans.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

Video Review

cdnLand of Hope.
National Film Board 1997.
Review by Tom Dercola.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.