Entries Tagged as 'Animal Abuse'

Jasper’s Story: Saving Moon Bears

March 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES Jasper’s Story: Saving Moon Bears is as much a story about the consequences of cruelty to animals as it is about learning to trust again after your heart has been broken. It is a story of recovery and resilience that offers hope and teaches a lesson. It shows it is possible to […]

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Minny’s Dream

October 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I absolutely love the genre of animal rights kiddy fiction, and was delighted to receive a copy of the now out-of-print Minny’s Dream by Clare Druce. The 129-page chapter book chronicles a young girl’s exciting move from the city to the country, where she unexpectedly finds herself neighboring a battery […]

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The One and Only Ivan

August 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY hello I am Ivan. I am a gorilla. It’s not as easy as it looks. So begins the spare, beautiful tale of The One and Only Ivan, a novel about a gorilla kept in a shopping mall exhibit, next to animals forced to perform in a circus. It’s difficult to review complex […]

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A Home for Dakota

October 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Dishearteningly, a recent survey indicated that more than three-quarters of adults in the United States are not educated about the origins of most puppies available for sale in pet stores. A Home for Dakota, a title from a Vegbooks favorite publisher Gryphon Press, is the story of how one small breeder was rescued and given a […]

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