Entries Tagged as 'Birds'

Just a Second

December 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I remember the long stretch of days when I was a kid, how summer seemed endless, and that we settled into games quickly enough to (nearly) finish them in twenty minutes of recess. Looking back, I think that time seemed different then, possibly because of my point of reference — only a few […]

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Redbird at Rockefeller Center

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A surprise find at during a swing through a neighboring town’s library, Redbird at Rockefeller Center is an appealing story based around the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. When her mom sells their huge spruce to be the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, Kate pleads with her to change her […]

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The Mountain that Loved a Bird

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT When a bird named Joy alights for a rest on a bare, lonely mountain in the middle of nowhere, their conversation sets in motion a series of events that will forever change the mountain. Alice McLerran’s The Mountain that Loved a Bird is the tender, touching tale of a friendship that […]

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All About Turkeys

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT We picked up All About Turkeys at the library and have been enjoying it a great deal during the last few weeks. Author and illustrator Jim Arnosky provides detailed facts and images about the bird that is always late November’s talk of the town: the turkey. Our young fact collector loved […]

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