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Celia Lottridge
Roy McGregor
Joe McLellan
Ken Oppel

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 2
September 17, 1999

Book Reviews

intChristmas With Teddy Bear.
Jacqueline McQuade.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Preschool / Ages 2 - 4.

cdnA Little Something.
Sarah Hartt-Snowbell. Illustrated by June Bradford.
Review by Joan Simpson.
Preschool - Kindergarten / Ages 2 - 5.

cdnThe Macmillan Treasury of Nursery Rhymes and Poems.
Alison Green (Editor). Illustrated by Anna Currey. Forward by Roger McGough
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Preschool - grade 4 / Ages 3 - 9.

intThe Mightiest Heart.
Lynn Cullen. Illustrated by Laurel Long.
Review by Helen Arkos.
Grades 1 - 8 / Ages 6 - 13.

cdnThe Dragon New Year: A Chinese Legend.
David Bouchard. Illustrated by Zhong-Yang Huang.
Review by Valerie Nielsen.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

cdnFarewell to the Ferryboats.
Nancy L.M. Russell.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Grades 3 - 5 /Ages 8 - 10.

cdnBy Truck to the North: My Arctic Adventure.
Andy Turnbull & Debora Pearson.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

intHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
J.R. Rowling.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 4 - 9 / Ages 9 - 14.

cdnNightmare in Nagano. (The Screech Owls Series, No. 9).
Roy MacGregor.
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

Sharon Creech.
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

intFire Bringer.
David Clement-Davies.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

cdnThe Atlas of Archaeology: The Definitive Guide to the Location, History & Significance of the World's Most Important Archeological Sites & Finds.
Mick Aston and Tim Taylor.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

cdnGuiding the Reading Process: Techniques and Strategies for Successful Instruction in K-8 Classrooms.
David Booth.
Review by Deborah L. Begoray.

Video Reviews
cdnAbegweit - The Confederation Bridge: A Marvel of Canadian Engineering.
Serge Morin (Director). Pierre Bernier and Diane Poitras (Producers).
Review by Joan Payzant.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdnPlace of the Boss - Utshimassits.
John Walker (Director). Mike Mahoney, Peter d'Entremont and John Walker (Producers).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

cdnJane Rule...writing.
Lynne Fernie (Coordinating Director). Rina Fraticelli (Producer).
Review by Pat Sadowy.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

cdnGlimmer of Hope.
Charles Konowal (Director). Joe MacDonald (Producer).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 12 and up / Ages 17 and up.


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