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Chin Chiang and the Dragon's Dance

by Ian Wallace
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: asian american, dance, other, non-religious

Winner of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator Award

From the time Chin Chiang stood only as high as his grandfather's knees, he dreamed of dancing the dragon's dance. Now the first day of the Year of the Dragon has arrived, and Chin Chiang is so scared that he wants to melt into his shoes.

Chin Chiang is a most appealing small boy, whose pli …

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Skin & Liars

by Dennis Foon
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: theater

SkinIn a country with a rapidly expanding population of ethnic and racial minorities all levels of Canadian society cannot help but be affected. Skin looks at the personal difficulties brought about by racism, especially as it concerns young adults in the school system. Because he has chosen to write about this problem from the viewpoint of the vic …

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Exit Stage Left

by William Pasnak
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 17
  • Grade: 5 to 10
tagged: school & education

How could one simple school play turn Degrassi Junior High upside down and inside out?
Stephanie Kaye, president of the student body, is sure she is going to be the star. Joey Jeremiah, class clown, thinks that if he gets a part in the play, Stephanie will finally notice him. LD has more important things on her mind than the play. No one is prepa …

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The Haunted Castle/Robena's Rose-Coloured Glasses

Two Children's Plays

by Beth McMaster
edition: Hardcover
tagged: canadian, theater, women authors

In The Haunted Castle a friendly chessplaying ghost called Gus, who haunts the castle of King Krispen, assists Princess Laurinda and Jamie, the page, in proving the phoniness of villiany of Cadwallader and his Aunt Chatter.

In Robena's Rose-Coloured Glasses the villianous Z.B. Squintee wants to make Robena's marvelous, magical rose-coloured glasse …

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Let's Hear it for Christmas/The Naciwonki Cap

Two Children's Plays

by Beth McMaster
edition: Paperback
tagged: canadian

Let's Hear it for Christmas is about when Perry Penguin arrives at the North Pole to meet Santa he finds Noise Control Officer Z.B. Snappish using a set of computerized earphones to programme Santa to leave all the Christmas toys at Z.B.'s house. Perry works with Christy, Frances, and the audience to show Snappish that sharing can be fun.

The Naciwo …

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On Stage, Please

by Veronica Tennant, illustrated by Rita Briansky
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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What nine-year-old Jennifer Allen wants most in the world is to be a ballet dancer. And, despite a discouraging debut under the tutelage of cigar-chomping Mr. Vincent, and the warning from her friend Danielle that “it’s not all glamour,” Jennifer is determined to follow her dream.

Prima Ballerina Veronica Tennant’s entrancing story of a youn …

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