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Table of Contents
Volume VII Number 9
January 5, 2001

Book Reviews

canSleepy Little Mouse.
Eugenie Fernandes. Illustrated by Kim Fernandes.
Review by Harriet Zaidman.
Preschool - Kindergarten / Ages 2 - 5.

canTo the Pool with Mama.
Sue Farrell. Illustrated by Robin Baird Lewis.
Review by Helen Arkos.
Preschool - Kindergarten / Ages 3 - 5.

cdn Bear Tales: Three Treasured Stories.
Vlasta van Kampen.
Review by Joan Payzant.
Preschool - grade 2 / Ages 4 - 7.

intHow Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?
Jane Yolen. Illustrated by Mark Teague.
Review by Luella Sumner.
Preschool - grade 3 / Ages 4 - 8.

canFirst Novels Series.
Robyn Looks for Bears.
Hazel Hutchins. Illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart.
Morgan's Secret.
Ted Staunton. Illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Lilly Plays Her Part.
Brenda Bellingham. Illustrated by Elizabeth Owen.
Duff's Monkey Business.
Budge Wilson. Illustrated by Kim LaFave.
Jan on the Trail.
Monica Hughes. Illustrated by Carlos Freire.
Review by Gillian Richardson.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

canPiglets Don't Watch Television. (Abby and Tess, Pet Sitters, 3).
Trina Wiebe. Illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin.
Review by Linda Aksomitis.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

canHamsters Don't Glow in the Dark. (Abby and Tess, Pet Sitters, 4).
Trina Wiebe. Illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin.
Review by Linda Aksomitis.
Grades 2 - 4 / Ages 7 - 9.

cdn Flags.
Maxine Trottier. Illustrated by Paul Morin.
Review by Val Nielsen.
Grades 2 and up / Ages 7 and up.

canAliens in Woodford. (Sam, Dog Detective, 4).
Mary Labatt.
Review by Meredith MacKeen.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

intCaptain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredible Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Lunchroom Zombie Nerds).
Dav Pilkey.
Review by Ian Stewart.
Grades 3 - 5 / Ages 8 - 10.

canCosmic Light Shows. (Eye on the Universe).
Bobbie Kalman and April Fast.
Review by Deborah Mervold.
Grades 3 - 7 / Ages 8 - 12.

intCaffeine & Nicotine (Drug Abuse Prevention Library).
Richard S. Lee & Mary Price Lee.
Review by Linda Aksomitis.
Grades 4 - 8 / Ages 9 - 13.

int Dinosaurs to Dodos: An Encyclopedia of Extinct Animals.
Don Lessem. Illustrated by Jan Sovak.
Review by Gail Hamilton.
Grades 4 and up / Ages 9 and up.

canThe Isis Series.
The Keeper of the Isis Light.
The Guardian of Isis.
The Isis Pedlar.
Monica Hughes.
Review by Darleen Golke.
Grades 5 - 9 / Ages 10 - 14.

canEmily Carr: Rebel Artist. (Quest Library, 6).
Kate Braid.
Review by Mary Thomas.
Grades 6 and up / Ages 11 and up.

canGraveyard Girl: Stories.
Wendy A. Lewis.
Review by Joanne Peters.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.

Video Reviews

canThe Custodian of The Hill.
Claudette Jaiko. (Director). Yves Bisaillon & Jacques Menard (Producers).
Review by Joan Marshall.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdn The Nitinaht Chronicles.
Maurice Bulbulian (Director). Jacques Vallee (Producer).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdn Transfigured: Jack Shadbolt Inside the Mind.
Stephen Arthur (Director). George Johnson & Stephen Arthur (Producers) for Transfigured Bernard Motut (Director) for Jack Shadbolt - Metamorphosis.
Review by Stephanie Yamniuk.
Grades 9 and up / Ages 14 and up.

cdn First Break.
Adrienne Amato and Derek Rogers (Directors). Silva Basmajian (Producer).
Review by Katie Cook.
Grades 10 and up / Ages 15 and up.


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