Entries Tagged as 'Empathy'

The One and Only Ivan

August 10th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY hello I am Ivan. I am a gorilla. It’s not as easy as it looks. So begins the spare, beautiful tale of The One and Only Ivan, a novel about a gorilla kept in a shopping mall exhibit, next to animals forced to perform in a circus. It’s difficult to review complex […]

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What about Daisy?

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Like many Vegbooks readers, Maryan Faresh is a caring and compassionate individual; she’s a children’s advocate and an animal advocate, and the niche she’s carved out for herself in kid lit melds these two areas of concerns and the special needs they may be living with.  Faresh boldly took the […]

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How to Heal a Broken Wing

May 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN “High above the city, no one heard the soft thud of feathers against glass.” And so begins this literary and pictorial short story for little ones. In the drab bustling city no one notices nor stops to help an injured bird, except young Will, who is partly the source of […]

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