Entries Tagged as 'Compassion'

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

November 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My mom’s favorite movie is “The Wizard of Oz,” so I’ve seen it dozens of times, but I’ve never read the book. I was happy to come across a copy of it in the Little Free Library on my street. My seven-year-old daughter and I read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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Not a Nugget

November 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review by ROBYN MOORE Not a Nugget by Stephanie Dreyer (aka VeegMama) is a really sweet book that combines a dose of fun facts with a strong vegan message. Vegan books that are gentle, fun-spirited, informational, and toddler age-appropriate are hard to come by, but the author really accomplishes all this in her book. This […]

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Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect

November 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR This is a book that has been written for those in high school and beyond. It provides great insight into the many ways that animals are impacted by humans. Not only does it provide facts and information, but it also offers thought-provoking questions. Marc Bekoff takes the reader through animal well-being […]

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The Adventures of Penny, The Rhode Island Red

May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN They are the most striking animals. Their scaly legs and feet remind of us their distant relatives, the long extinct dinosaurs. Their bright red combs and wattles mesmerize, as do their beaks, wings and curious personalities. Chickens are one of the animals we first encounter in storybooks, folktales and film […]

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