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Table of Contents
Volume VI Number 21
June 23, 2000

Book Reviews

intA Small Child's Series.
A Small Child's Book of Cozy Poems.
A Small Child's Book of Prayers.
Illustrated by Cyndy Szekeres.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

canMmm, Cookies!
Robert Munsch. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 3 - 8.

intCat Nap.
Keith Potter. Illustrated by Keith Potter & Jana Leo.
Review by Liz Greenaway.
Preschool - grade 4 / Ages 4 - 9.

canPeriwinkle Isn't Paris.
Marilyn Eisenstein. Illustrated by Rudolf Stuessi.
Review by Alison Mews.
Grades 1 - 5 / Ages 6 - 10.

canStarting With Space Series.
The Stars.
The Planets.
Comets, Asteroids and Meteorites.
Cynthia Pratt Nicolson. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Review by Gillian Noonan.
Grades 2 - 6 / Ages 7 - 11.

cdnLife in the Old West.
Life on the Trail.
Life on the Ranch.
The Wagon Train.
Bandannas, Chaps, and Ten-Gallon Hats.
Who Settled the West?
The Railroad.
Life of a Miner.
Boomtowns of the West.
The Gold Rush.
Women of the West.
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

canChristmas Long Ago from A to Z. (AlphaBasiCs).
Bobbie Kalman.
Review by Gillian Martin Noonan.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

canSanta Claus from A to Z. (AlphaBasiCs).
Bobbie Kalman. Illustrated by Barbara Bedell.
Review by Gillian Martin Noonan.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

canShoot to Score. (Sports Stories).
Sandra Richmond.
Review by Stephanie Yamniuk.
Grades 3 - 6 / Ages 8 - 11.

intThe Orchard Book of Stories From the Ballet.
Geraldine McCaughrean, reteller. Illustrated by Angela Barrett.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

cdnHit and Run. (Sports Stories, 35).
Dawn Hunter and Karen Hunter.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 13.

canTriple Threat. (Sports Stories, 38).
Jacqueline Guest.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 3 - 8 / Ages 8 - 13.

intStage School Series.
Abbi: Make or Break (Stage School Series, No. 1).
Abbi: Blind Ambition. (Stage School Series, No. 2).
Jenna: Dancing Dreams. (Stage School Series, No. 3).
Lauren: Drastic Decisions. (Stage School Series, No. 4).
Dan: Clowning Around. (Stage School Series, No. 5).
Matt: Heartbreak Hero. (Stage School Series, No. 6).
Lauren: Dream Dating. (Stage School Series, No. 7).
Nikki: Stolen Dreams. (Stage School Series, No. 8).
Abbi: Secret Stranger. (Stage School Series, No. 9).
Jenna: Standing Tall. (Stage School Series, No. 10).
Dan: Double Drama. (Stage School Series, No. 11).
Abbi: On Location. (Stage School Series, No. 12).
Geena Dare. (Pseud. of Sharon Siamon).
Geena Dare. (Pseud. of Sylvia McNicoll).
Geena Dare. (Pseud. of Linda Hendry).
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 6 - 8 / Ages 11 - 13.

cdnThe Concrete Wave: The History of Skateboarding.
Michael Brooke.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

canWith a Silent Companion.
Florida Ann Town.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 7 - 11 / Ages 12 - 16.

canAurora Awards: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Science Fiction & Fantasy.
Edo van Belkom (Ed.)
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

canAbductions & Aliens: What's Really Going On?
Chris A. Rutkowski.
Review by Alexander Gregor.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

canSiolence: Poets on Women, Violence and Silence.
Susan McMaster, ed. Art work by Marie Elyse St. George & Heather Spears.
Review by Terry Vatrt.
Grades 11 and up / Ages 16 and up.

Video Reviews
cdn Costa Rican Monkeys. (Champions of the Wild Series).
Christian Bruyere (Director). Christian Bruyere (Producer). Michael Chechik (Executive Producer).
Review by Luella Sumner.
Grades 3 and up / Ages 8 and up.

canNazinga Game Reserve. (Champions of the Wild Series).
Andrew Gardner (Director). Christian Bruyere (Producer). Michael Chechik (Executive Producer).
Review by Betsy Fraser.
Grades 4 - 9 / Ages 9 - 14.

cdn Government Of Canada: Citizenship in Action Series.
Part 1: Democracy at Work - It's Your Choice.
Part 2: Our Constitution - The Law of the Land.
Part 3: Our National Parliament - The Inside Story.
Part 4: Local & Provincial Governments - Working Together.
Jane Churchill (Director). Tamara Lynch (Producer).
Review by Susan Fonseca.
Grades 5 and up / Ages 10 and up.

canTurning Down the Heat: The New Energy Revolution.
Jim Hamm (Director). Jim Hamm and for the NFB, Gillian Darling Kovanic (Producers).
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.


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