Entries Tagged as 'Female Protagonist'

Real Friends

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The ups-and-downs of childhood friendships, the painful drama that ensues when treasured friendships change, and the various coping mechanisms children employ are on full display in Shannon Hale’s new graphic memoir┬áReal Friends.┬áRecommended for ages 8-12, the book will evoke discussion about friendship, kindness, being mean, and all the emotions wrapped up […]

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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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The BFG

August 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Inspired by the movie that was recently released, my seven-year-old daughter and I read The BFG together. It’s a fun read and many times my daughter laughed out loud. From Roald Dahl, the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Magic Finger, this novel tells the story of a […]

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Zootopia (2016)

March 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Zootopia” loosely means “animal place” and in Disney’s new movie it refers to a sprawling metropolis with multiple climates/areas where mammals (both predators and prey) co-exist. Judy, as a young bunny in a farm town, wants to be a police officer when she grows up. The movie follows Judy’s journey as […]

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