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Linda Granfield
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Joe McLellan
Sylvia McNicoll
Ken Oppel
Richard Scrimger
C.J. Taylor
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Elizabeth Wennick
John Wilson

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Table of Contents
Volume VII Number 12
February 16, 2001

Book Reviews

canBibi and the Bull. (Northern Lights Books for Children).
Carol Vaage. Illustrated by Georgia Graham.
Review by Emily Walters Gregor.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 3 - 7.

canSerena and the Wild Doll.
Philip Coristine. Illustrated by Julia Gukova.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

canWhat's the Difference? 10 Animal Look-alikes.
Judy Diehl and David Plumb. Illustrated by Vlasta van Kampen.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 5 / Ages 4 - 10.

canThe Magnificent Piano Recital.
Marilynn Reynolds. Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Kindergarten - grade 4 / Ages 5 - 9 .

canAbby and Tess Pet-Sitters Series.
Goldfish Don't Take Bubble Baths.
Lizards Don't Wear Lip Gloss.
Trina Wiebe. Illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin.
Review by Joan C. Simpson.
Grades 1 - 3 / Ages 6 - 8.

cdn Full Court Press.
Eric Walters.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

can The Keeper and the Crows.
Andrea Spalding.
Review by Kristin Butcher.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

canThe Market Wedding.
Cary Fagan. Illustrated by Regolo Ricci.
Review by Catherine Hoyt.
Grades 2 - 5 / Ages 7 - 10.

canThe Hockey Book for Girls.
Stacy Wilson.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.
Grades 4 - 7 / Ages 9 - 12.

int Floating Lanterns and Golden Shrines: Celebrating Japanese Festivals.
Rena Krasno. Illustrated by Toru Sugita.
Review by Ruth McMahon.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

intAnorexia Nervosa: When Food is the Enemy (Teen Health Library of Eating Disorder Prevention).
Erica Smith.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 4 - 10 / Ages 9 - 15.

cdn The Lobster Kids' Guide to Exploring Vancouver. (The Lobster Kids' City Explorers Series).
Jeni Wright.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.

cdn Murder at Summerhouse.
Larry McCloskey.
Review by Dave Jenkinson.
Grades 5 - 8 / Ages 10 - 13.

canLeslie's Journal.
Allan Stratton.
Review by Carole Marion.
Grades 7 - 10 / Ages 12 - 15.

canBefore Wings.
Beth Goobie.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

canThe Black Pit...and Beyond.
J. Gordon Mumford.
Review by Alexander D. Gregor.
Grades 12 and up / Age 17 and up.

canBrain-Based Learning With Class.
Colleen Politano and Joy Paquin.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.

canA Magical Clockwork: The Art of Writing a Poem.
Susan Ioannou.
Review by Terry Vatrt.

Video Reviews

canBurns Bog: A Road Runs Through It.
D. DeMille (Director). George Johnson (Producer).
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

canThe Gift.
Gary Farmer (Director). Jerry Krepakevich (Producer).
Review by Anne Letain.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

canNeighbours and Other Strangers.
Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis (Directors). Wendy Tilby & David Verrall (Producers).
Review by Stephanie Yamniuk.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

cdn John McCrae's War: In Flanders Fields.
Robert Duncan (Director). Jonathan Desbarats & Barbara Shearer (Producers, Doc TV), Selwyn Jacob (Producer, NFB).
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 7 and up / Ages 12 and up.


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