Entries Tagged as 'Early Elementary'

Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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One Day a Dot

February 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Any parent or caregiver knows that kids ask some tough questions. And while we now often have tiny computers at our fingertips, being able to sit down and work through answers that are at once satisfying and age-appropriate feels so much better. For questions about our beginnings and the origins of […]

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Bee Movie (2007)

September 6th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI “Bee Movie” was a big hit for family movie night. Written by Jerry Seinfeld, who also voices the lead bee, this movie is funny and entertaining for the entire family. It was enjoyed by the kids (ages 3 and 8) and the adults in our family. Barry the Bee (Seinfeld) finds […]

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Dolphin Tale (2011)

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI My kids, ages 3 and 8, are obsessed with “Dolphin Tale.” I reviewed the junior novel based on the screenplay recently,¬†and the plot is exactly the same. But the movie, with real people (Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., and Morgan Freeman) and actually featuring Winter the dolphin, has won the hearts […]

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