Entries Tagged as 'Female Protagonist'

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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Chicken Run (2000)

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY How is it we’ve posted 750 reviews on Vegbooks, and yet we haven’t reviewed Nick Park’s 2000 animated film “Chicken Run” yet? PETA includes it in an article on 10 movies that will make you go meatless and the ultimate list of animal-friendly movies. And the Humane Society of the United States liked it […]

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Zora’s Zucchini

September 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Zora’s Zucchini tells the story of a young girl who happens upon some free zucchini plants. She takes them home and begins growing her own garden, only to realize that she has more zucchini than she knows what to do with. Rather than waste the excess, she creates a community garden […]

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Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

March 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD This straightforward telling of Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot, is accompanied by colorful and beautiful illustrations by Aurélia Fronty that help set the tone of hope and action throughout the book. This storybook, based on the true story of a young Kenyan girl who […]

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