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1997 Governor General's Literary Awards Nominees.

Canadian Children's Book Centre News.


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

Conferences and Events

Canadian Images Conference 1998.

Groundwood First Novel for Children Contest.

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

Best of 1996

CM's Best of 1996.

OLA Best Bets of 1996.

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Nominees.

A very scary pumpkin


Table of Contents

Volume IV Number 5
October 31, 1997

Book Reviews

cdnThe Dark.
Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

cdnShoot for the Moon, Robyn.
Hazel Hutchins. Illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 1 - 4 / Ages 6 - 9.

cdnThe Divide.
Michael Bedard. Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 1 - 6 / Ages 6 - 11.

cdnWelcome to the World of Bears.
Diane Swanson.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

cdnWelcome to the World of Otters.
Diane Swanson.
Review by Janice Foster.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

cdnNBA by the Numbers.
Bruce Brooks. Photographs from the National Basketball Association.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

cdnSpirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, A Proud Chinese-Canadian.
Arlene Chan.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades 4 - 9 / Ages 9 - 14.

cdnThe Runaways.
Kristin Butcher.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

cdnOne Thing That's True.
Cheryl Foggo.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

cdnA Farley Mowat Reader.
Edited by Wendy Thomas. Illustrated by Richard Row.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Grades 6 - 10 / Ages 11 - 15.

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