Entries Tagged as 'Chimpanzees'

Me … Jane

June 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Two powerhouses team up to bring young readers a sweet and inspiring autobiography of one girl who made her dream a reality. Vegbooks contributors Jennifer and Jessica (not once, but twice!) have fawned over Patrick McDonnell’s work, but now they and you too can appreciate his artistic style and prose […]

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The Chimpanzee Kid

May 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Chimpanzee Kid is the story of seventh grader Harold Pinto. Harold is a sensitive kid with a history of taking up causes that other kids in his school are uninterested in hearing about, and consequently is somewhat of a lonely young guy. His parents have divorced not long ago and his dog […]

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Hurt Go Happy

September 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Hurt Go Happy · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN It’s hard to sum up and analyze a novel in just a few short paragraphs, much less a work that is so perfectly complex and layered in its character development, plot, and thematic elements. Award-winning Hurt Go Happy is written for the middle school-aged crowd, but personally I think every […]

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A Chimpanzee Tale

June 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review by KAITLYN AIYANA ENSTICE* In this book, A Chimpanzee Tale, by Karen Young, Hoot, a chimpanzee, explains how happy chimpanzees live in the wild and why chimpanzees shouldn’t ever be in a city, zoo, movie, show, or circus. Hoot gives a lot of information about chimpanzees. Did you know that chimpanzees can’t swim? Or […]

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