Entries Tagged as 'Captive Wildlife'

Free Willy (2004)

April 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI We watched “Free Willy” for our family movie night with our six-year-old daughter. I hadn’t seen this movie since it came out years ago. I was amazed at how strong the anti-captivity message is in this lovely family movie. The movie shows viscerally how animals are taken from the wild, put […]

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Elephant Journey

February 28th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the heart of California, in the midst of rolling hills, there is a very special place known as PAWS to us humans, and considered heaven-on-earth by dozens of elephants, tigers, and other big cats. Started by Pat Derby, former Hollywood animal trainer turned animal advocate, the Performing Animal Welfare […]

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A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story

February 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received A Penguin Named Patience from Sleeping Bear Press as a review copy. I’ve never seen a picture book that ties in with Hurricane Katrina and it must be a sign that I’m getting older when books are made to explain events to children that may not have been alive at […]

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

August 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD What more can be said about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? The obsessively beloved first book of the seven book series has been dissected and read and re-read since it first burst onto the Young Adult literary scene. For families raising their children with vegetarian and vegan values, how do […]

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