Entries Tagged as 'Early Elementary'

Octopus’s Garden

May 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My son, now 2.5, received this book version of Ringo Starr’s famous song for his first birthday and it has been his favorite book since. Many night this is the only book we ready before bed (again, and again…). Sometimes he likes me to sing it, and sometimes he wants it […]

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Bee & Me: An Animotion Experience

May 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I love this book! I picked it up because of the amazing animotion illustrations on almost every page that make it seem like the book is in motion, with bees flying, dogs running, a boy waving goodbye, a flower blooming. My two-year-old is enthralled by this unique book in motion. Go here […]

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Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

April 19th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Raise your hand if you love New Orleans? I know I do… and so does most of America. It’s given us Mardi Gras, The Saints, Creole food, iconic vampires, and one heck of a vacation spot. It’s a place where magic, myth, and mystery converge, but if you’re a local […]

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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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