Entries Tagged as 'Animals as Food'

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 Hoboken Chicken Emergency

August 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Fans of chickens and commentator/ author Daniel Pinkwater may be familiar with The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (Amazon affiliate link), first published in 1977. Unsurprisingly, some of the material is dated but the overarching tale of genuine affection portrayed between a boy and a giant chicken rings true with young animal lovers. Aspects that won’t ring […]

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Harmony on the Farm

July 23rd, 2012 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR For those parents who want a good message regarding our relationship with animals, Harmony on the Farm makes a solid choice. The book follows Harmony, a young girl, who visits her grandparents’ farm. Only the farm is really more of a sanctuary, because her grandparents are vegetarian and the animals will […]

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One Night in the Everglades

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Aimed at ages 8 and up, One Night in the Everglades is in interesting combination of picture book and environmental science text. There are beautiful illustrations to accompany the story of a night in the Florida Everglades, an area teeming with life, much of which is endangered. The first third of […]

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