Entries Tagged as 'Grandparents'

Granny’s Clan

September 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I learned a lot about orcas and their families reading my review copy of Granny’s Clan and was excited to discover that the characters in the story are actually real wild orcas in the Pacific Northwest. A children’s book steeped in years of observation (forty years of observing Granny’s and her […]

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Seashells by the Seashore

August 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES Seashells by the Seashore by Marianne Berkes is an interactive guide to seashells which tells a delightful story about children combing the sandy shore for shells to give to Sue’s grandmother as a birthday present. The story is close to my heart for it is reminiscent of childhood summers with my […]

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Harmony on the Farm

July 23rd, 2012 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR For those parents who want a good message regarding our relationship with animals, Harmony on the Farm makes a solid choice. The book follows Harmony, a young girl, who visits her grandparents’ farm. Only the farm is really more of a sanctuary, because her grandparents are vegetarian and the animals will […]

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More More More, Said the Baby

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We have this Caldecott Honor Book in board book form and have loved it since we received it as a gift. More More More, Said the Baby, written and illustrated with gouache paintings by Vera B. Williams, rightly has the subtitle “3 Love Stories.” A father, a grandmother, and a mother, each in […]

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