Entries Tagged as 'Fishing'

The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit

January 18th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY The other day, my 6-year-old was slumped over Sylvia Plath, moping. Before you assume she’s terribly precocious or that I’m semi-negligent in giving my child depressing books, however, let me direct you to a recent article on Brain Pickings about obscure children’s books by famous “adult” lit authors. It’s true, Sylvia Plath […]

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Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In our house, we’ve really enjoyed a math-themed book by the author of Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries: What is in the Fruit Group? and since it has been such a beloved read, so I was excited to see what this book all about fruit would be like. In general, it is […]

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Why Do People Harm Animals?

October 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Part of the “Exploring Tough Issues” series, Why Do People Harm Animals? is a great introductory look at animal rights issues, organizations striving to protect animals, and a few of the opposition’s arguments.  Topics include animals used as companions, on farms, in circuses and other forms of entertainment, vivisection, and […]

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Happy Feet (2007)

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Vegetarians who forgo fish for environmental reasons will adore “Happy Feet.” Along with giving kids a glimpse into the natural history of penguins, this animated movie also deals with issues of overfishing, environmental destruction, and animal suffering in zoos. Kids will learn that we need to leave the fish in the oceans […]

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