Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Yertle the Turtle

December 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old son has recently become interested in Dr. Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle, which seems appropriate in this political climate. My seven-year-old has even started asking to read it. It’s Dr. Seuss, but it seems more poignant than most of his stories. It’s the story of a turtle who is king […]

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The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

December 12th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Putting an active spin on the Monster-In-The-Closet story, The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo, written and illustrated by Drew Weing, humanizes monsters and presents kids with challenging and irresistible adventures. Readers follow Charles, a reluctant transplant to Echo City, as he grumbles about his new home while discovering local secrets even longtime residents don’t […]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

November 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My mom’s favorite movie is “The Wizard of Oz,” so I’ve seen it dozens of times, but I’ve never read the book. I was happy to come across a copy of it in the Little Free Library on my street. My seven-year-old daughter and I read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

November 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC When I read the title Santa’s First Vegan Christmas, I thought that this was going to be a kids’ book about leaving Santa plant milk and vegan cookies under the tree.  Boy was I wrong! This cute, rhyming kid’s story actually tackles the very serious theme of animal labor. Specifically, it deals with […]

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