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Table of Contents
Volume V Number 9
January 1, 1999

Book Reviews

cdnBloor and Christie: The Mystery of the Bright Red Ribbon.
Gina Calleja.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool / Ages 2 - 4.

cdnThe Big City/Big Country Counting Book.
Ian Crysler.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool - Kindergarten / Ages 2 - 5.

intI Love You, Little One.
Nancy Tafuri.
Review by Allison Langridge.
Preschool - Kindergarten / Ages 3 - 5.

intAlbert Goes to Town.
Jennifer Jordan. Illustrated by Shannon McNeill.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Preschool - grade 1 / Ages 2 - 6.

intBusy Bear Takes a Trip.
Pascale Estellon.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 2 - 7.

intThe Circle of Days.
Reeve Lindbergh. Illustrated by Cathie Felstead.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Preschool - grade 5 / Ages 4 - 10.

cdnThink Sports: Challenging Activities Based on Popular Sports and Famous Athletes.
Kenneth Swan.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13 and Professional Reading.

cdnSins of the Father.
Norah McClintock.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 6 - 9 / Ages 11- 14.

cdnLake Opeongo: Untold Stories of Algonquin Park's Largest Lake.
S. Bernard Shaw.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnGreat Northern Ontario Mines.
Michael Barnes.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnDictionary of Canadian Biography: Volume XIV, 1911-1920.
Edited by Ramsey Cook and Jean Hamelin.
Review by Alexander Gregor.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

cdnResponding to Media Violence: Starting Points for Classroom Practice.
The Metropolitan Toronto School Board.
Review by Deborah L. Begoray.

Video Review

cdnCaught in the Net: Exercising Caution and Critical Thinking on the Internet.
David Tennant (Director). Nathan Neumer, Lori Roth & George Johnson (Producers).
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.


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