Entries Tagged as 'Depictions of Animals'

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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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

January 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY After watching “The Goonies” recently, my 9-year-old daughter has developed a taste for movies from my childhood. (Side note: did you know the actors who played Mikey¬†and Mouth in “The Goonies” are now vegetarians?) So, on family movie night, we gave “Harry and the Hendersons” a whirl. I had forgotten that […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I loved “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” so I was excited to check out the sequel (on DVD) with my family for movie night. Unfortunately, I think this series lost its groove after the initial hit. That’s not to say that this movie won’t give you plenty to talk about […]

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Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore

March 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s probably inevitable that a book on factory farming will elicit strong reactions from vegetarian and vegan families, and no doubt some people will have a quarrel with Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore. The premise of this book is that industrialized animal agriculture has driven Old MacDonald out of […]

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