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Canadian K-12 Bestsellers

December 1997

Levels: E = Elementary, J = Junior High, S = Senior High


Fiction
1. The night they stole the Stanley Cup (E/J)
Roy MacGregor
McClelland. 0-7710-5626-5. $4.99.
2. Silverwing (E/J)
Kenneth Oppel
HarperCollins. 0-00-648144-2. $12.95.
3. The secret world of Og (E/J)
Pierre Berton
McClelland. 0-7710-1399-X. $12.99.
4. Jacob Two-Two's first spy case (E/J)
Mordecai Richler
Tundra. 0-88776-426-6. $6.99.
5. What's a daring detective like me doing in the doghouse? (E/J)
Linda Bailey
Kids Can. 1-55074-398-8. $4.95.
6. Promise song (J/S)
Linda Holeman
Tundra. 0-88776-387-1. $8.95.
7. Castle Tourmandyne (E/J)
Monica Hughes
HarperCollins. 0-00-648083-7. $5.99.
8. Trapped in ice (J/S)
Eric Walters
Viking. 0-670-87542-2. $19.99.
9. Wish me luck (J/S)
James Heneghan
Farrar. 0-374-38453-3. $21.50.
10. Awake and dreaming (E/J)
Kit Pearson
Viking. 0-670-86954-6. $19.99


Non-Fiction
1. Kids book of Canada (E/J)
Barbara Greenwood
Kids Can 1-55074-315-5. $18.95.
2. In Flanders Fields (E/J/S)
Linda Granfield
Stoddart 0-7737-5925-5. $18.95.
3. Crime science (E/J)
Vivien Bowers
Owl. 1-895688-69-8. $10.95.
4. If you could wear my sneakers (E)
Sheree Fitch
Doubleday. 0-385-25597-7. $16.95.
5. Have you seen bugs? (E)
Joanne Oppenheim
Scholastic. 0-590-24322-5. $16.99.
6. On board the Titanic (E/J)
Shelley Tanaka
Scholastic. 0-590-24895-2. $6.99.
7. Discovering the iceman (E/J)
Shelley Tanaka
Scholastic. 0-590-24951-7. $7.99.
8. A new butterfly (E)
Pamela Hickman
Kids Can. 1-55074-202-7. $6.95.
9. Fishing (E)
Ann Love and Jane Drake
Kids Can. 1-55074-339-2. $14.99.
10. Tattoo you! (E/J)
Jennifer Glossop
Somerville. 1-895897-26-2. $9.95.


Picture Books
1. Franklin's Hallowe'en (E)
Paulette Bourgeois
Kids Can. 1-55074-285-X. $4.95.
2. The party (E)
Barbara Reid
Scholastic. 0-590-12385-8. $17.99.
3. There's a mouse in my house (E)
Sheree Fitch
Doubleday. 0-385-25561-6. $18.95.
4. Something from nothing (E)
Phoebe Gilman
Scholastic. 0-590-74557-3. $5.99.
5. The gypsy princess (E)
Phoebe Gilman
Scholastic. 0-590-12389-0. $5.99.
6. Alligator baby (E)
Robert Munsch
Scholastic. 0-590-12387-4. $5.99.
7. Jeremiah learns to read (E)
Ellen Bogart
Scholastic. 0-590-24927-4. $17.99.
8. Love you forever (E)
Robert Munsch
Firefly. 0-920668-37-2. $4.95.
9. Dippers (E/J)
Barbara Nichol
Tundra. 0-88776-396-0. $17.95.
10. Lucy Maud and the Cavendish cat (E/J)
Lynn Manuel
Tundra. 0-88776-397-9. $17.95.

Compiled by Phyllis Simon with input from Kidsbooks, Bookery, Audrey's Granny Bates, Woozles, Constant Reader and Sandpiper bookstores.

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