Entries Tagged as 'Humane Education'

Rob Laidlaw: Double Feature

August 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN For those longtime Vegbooks readers, you’re fully aware of my deep appreciation and respect for the children’s titles written by Canadian animal activist, Rob Laidlaw. The man is not only a writing machine (new titles are popping up all the time!), but he’s spot-on in his delivery of important animal […]

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Moon Bear

July 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Moon Bear is a great pick for three reasons. First, this picture book will grow with kids. The text is simple enough to engage young children, but the endnotes will interest older ones who are reading themselves. Second, Ed Young’s illustrations are certain to mesmerize adults and children alike. His use […]

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Claude and Medea

February 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Authored by humane educator extraordinaire Zoe Weil, Claude and Medea traces the compassionate awakening of two twelve year olds. Both students at a prestigious private school in Manhattan, Claude comes from a background of wealth and privilege while his classmate Medea’s background is working class. The two are not friends at […]

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Above All, Be Kind

April 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Zoe Weil has penned a list of books that aim to make the world a better place. With this one, she goes right to the heart by trying to reach the children through their parents. Those parents who want to raise the next generation to be compassionate, caring individuals will want […]

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