Entries Tagged as 'Animal Rescue'

Horse Sanctuary

October 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Many children go through an adoration and admiration of horses when they are young. With paint-by-number kits and young adult novels and films based on kids and horses, there’s no shortage of material to keep the love alive. But when those children get a little older, very real and disturbing issues start to emerge […]

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Jimmy the Joey: Two Perspectives

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

There are so many interesting kids books in the world that our contributors don’t often double up on a title — but in this case, two received review copies of Jimmy the Joey. First, read Kristin’s review, which explains her kids’ reaction to the book. Then keep on reading for a different take from Carolyn. Review By […]

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The Adventures of Penny, The Rhode Island Red

May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN They are the most striking animals. Their scaly legs and feet remind of us their distant relatives, the long extinct dinosaurs. Their bright red combs and wattles mesmerize, as do their beaks, wings and curious personalities. Chickens are one of the animals we first encounter in storybooks, folktales and film […]

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Steven the Vegan

November 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I’m in love with the vegan community. It’s a richly creative and ingenuitive one that is continuously finding new ways to help animals, raise awareness about animal suffering and facilitate a person’s transition to a plant-based diet. What other community has to tap its own talent to create leather-free shoes, […]

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