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News and Awards
1998 Governor General's Winners.
The Hollow Tree
A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

1998 Governor General's Literary Awards Nominees.

Governor General's Awards.
Retrospective look at Children's Literature Awards.

Canadian Library Association 1998 Book of the Year Award

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator Award for 1998.
The Party

Canadian Children's Book Awards
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Black History Books
Black History AV
Manitoba Writers and Illustrators

Canadian Children's Book Centre News.

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J. Tooth

Table of Contents
Volume V Number 12
February 12, 1999

Book Reviews

intMax's Christmas.
Rosemary Wells.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 2 - 5.

cdnWeighing the Elephant.
Ting-xing Ye. Illustrated by Suzanne Langlois.
Review by Jennifer Johnson.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 4 - 8.

cdnUncle Farley's False Teeth.
Alice Walsh. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Alison Mews.
Kindergarten - grade 2 / Ages 5 - 7.

cdnThe Planets.
Cynthia Pratt Nicolson. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

cdnThe Legend of the Panda.
Linda Granfield (reteller). Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

intWhales and Dolphins. (Nature Watch Series).
Robin Kerrod.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnMarine Birds. (Birds Up Close series).
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Bob Piper.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 13.

cdnGreat Events That Changed the World.
Richard Platt. Illustrated by Brian Delf.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

cdnStephen Biesty's Everything Incredible.
Richard Platt. Illustrated by Stephen Biesty.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

intWish Me Luck.
James Heneghan.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

cdnThe Serpent Bride: Stories from Medieval Danish Ballads.
K. V. Johansen.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 8 and up / Ages 13 and up.

cdnStandards for Learning: Clarifying Language Arts Outcomes and Helping Students Reach Them.
Graham Foster.
Review by Deborah L. Begoray.

CD-ROM Review
cdnMaking History: Louis Riel and the North-West Rebellion of 1885.
Janes Monro Productions, Inc. (in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada).
Review by Gary Evans.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.


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