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Table of Contents
Volume VI Number 18
May 12, 2000

Book Reviews

cdnBad For Them, Good For Me.
The Monster Mash.
Aaron Zevy. Illustrated by Alison Lang (Bad For Them, Good For Me).
Mimi Maxwell (The Monster Mash).
Review by Joan C. Simpson.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 4 - 8 (Bad For Them, Good For Me).
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7 (The Monster Mash).

canAiko's Flowers.
Rui Umezawa. Illustrated by Yuji Ando.
Review by Janice Foster.
Preschool - grade 4 / Ages 4 - 9.

cdnWho Wants Rocks?
Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak. Illustrated by Vladyana Langer Krykorka.
Review by Helen Arkos.
Grades 1 - 6 / Ages 6 - 11.

intExploding Ants: Amazing Facts About How Animals Adapt.
Joanne Settel.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

canLu & Clancy's Secret Codes.
Adrienne Mason. Illustrated by Pat Cupples.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

canThe Stars From Mars. (Slapshots, 1).
Gordon Korman.
Review by Lorraine Douglas.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

canEarthlings Inside and Out: A Space Alien Studies the Human Body.
Valerie Wyatt. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.
Review by Karen Clay.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnPapier-Mâché. (Kids Can Do It Series).
Renee Schwarz.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

cdnThe Young Writer's Companion.
Sarah Ellis.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

cdnThe Hunger.
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.

cdnPauline Johnson: First Aboriginal Voice of Canada. (The Quest Library, 3).
Betty Keller.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnNorman Bethune: A Life of Passionate Conviction. (The Quest Library, 1).
John Wilson.
Review by Sandra Vincent.
Grades 10 - 12 / Ages 15 - 17.

Peter McPhee.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 10 and up /Ages 15 and up.

cdnShooting Hoops and Skating Loops: Great Inventions in Sports.
Alannah Hegedus and Kaitlin Rainey. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Tom Knutson.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

canAphid & The Shadow Drinkers.
Steven Lattey.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 17 and up.

Video Reviews
cdn Grizzlies. (Champions of the Wild Series).
Christian Bruyere and Ian Herring (Directors). Christian Bruyere and Ian Herring (Producers, Omni Film Productions Ltd.) and George Johnson (Producer, NFB).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

canOne Divided By Two: Kids and Divorce.
Joyce Borenstein (Director, Producer, Animator). Edeet Ravel (Writer). Rhona Bezonsky-Jacobs (Consulting Psychologist).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.

cdn Journey To Nunavut.
Amarok's Song.
The Kreelak Story.
Ole Gjerstad & Martin Kreelak(Directors). Lucie Pageau, Malcolm Guy, Janice Epp, Ole Gjerstad and for the NFB, Joe MacDonald (Producers).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.


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