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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
Stephen Fair

Canadian Library Association
1998 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator Award.
A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes.

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

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Table of Contents
Volume VI Number 1
September 3, 1999

Book Reviews

cdnOnce Upon a Breath: The Story of a Wolf, 3 Pigs & Asthma.
Aaron Zevy. Illustrated by Susan Tebbutt.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

intThe Big Book of Games.
Dorothy Stott.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 4 - 8.

cdnVanilla Gorilla.
William New. Illustrated by Vivian Bevis.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Preschool - grade 5 / Ages 4 - 10.

intPegasus, the Flying Horse.
Jane Yolen (Reteller). Illustrated by Li Ming.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

cdnThe Olden Days Coat.
Margaret Laurence. Illustrated by Muriel Wood.
Review by Irene Gordon.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

cdnA Dog Called Houdini.
C. Everard Palmer.
Review by Joan Simpson.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

cdnThe Eyewitness Atlas of the World.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.

cdnThe Atlas of the World's Worst Natural Disasters.
Lesley Newson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

cdnFunny You Should Ask.
Marg Meikle.
Review by Helen Arkos.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

cdnTouch of the Clown.
Glen Huser.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 7 - 9 / Ages 12 - 14.

cdnSir John, Eh? A Musical in Two Acts.
Jim Garrard and Grant Heckman.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 9 - 12 / Ages 14 - 17.

cdnBetter Books! Better Readers! How to Choose, Use and Level Books for Children in the Primary Grades.
Linda Hart-Hewins and Jan Wells.
Review by Reesa Cohen.

Video Review

cdnPandas. (Champions of the Wild: Part 6).
Chris Aikenhead (Director). Christian Bruyere and Ian Herring (Producers).
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 4 - 9 / Ages 9 - 14.

cdnPolar Bears. (Champions of the Wild: Part 9).
Ian Herring (Director and Producer). Christian Bruyere (Producer).
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

cdnBeating the Streets
Lorna Thomas (Director). Tom Jackson (Narrator). Lorna Thomas and Jerry Krepakevich (Producers).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.


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