Entries Tagged as 'Books that Teach Empathy'

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together

April 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My six-year-old daughter loves this book. It is a collection of short poems designed to be read by two people, each taking a turn to read one or two lines, indicated by different colored text. It is simple enough for a new reader and more fun than books we with which […]

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Best Books for 5-Year-Old Vegan & Vegetarian Kids

October 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

By JESSICA ALMY It’s hard to believe, but it was 5 years ago that we launched Vegbooks. The website has grown and flourished thanks to the contributions of our numerous volunteer reviewers, and in the spirit of years past, we’ve come together to share with you our top picks for kids the same age as our […]

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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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Maggie’s Second Chance

November 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT As soon as a review copy of Maggie’s Second Chance: A Gentle Dog’s Rescue arrived, I looked through it and knew that Gryphon Press had another wonderful title with the release of this fantastic book. However, the true test is that of the intended audience, and in this case, the book […]

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