Entries Tagged as 'Hunting'

Open Season

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY You gotta love that kids movies sometimes say what adult films never could. Continuing the tradition of “Bambi” and “The Fox and the Hound,” the 2006 release “Open Season” depicts hunting from the animals’ perspective, and of course, it isn’t pretty. The main character is a grizzly bear named Boog, who was […]

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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling

April 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Good series are hard to come by. Here’s one for fans of the witty and spellbinding writing of Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket. Set in 19th-century England, the novel tells the story of 15-year-old Penelope Lumley, a Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females graduate and newly hired governess to Alexander, […]

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Earth Heroes: Champions of the Wilderness

January 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN A compilation of outstanding biographies from 19th century to modern day environmentalists geared towards upper elementary and middle school-aged children, Champions of the Wilderness is a detailed reference guide and source of inspiration.  In a way, those profiled act as a domino effect where the first stimulated the actions of the […]

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My Friend Whale

January 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE My Friend Whale is a short story about a young boy who develops a friendship with a blue whale. Each night, they meet and swim together in the ocean. The story is really about whales, though, so it’s sprinkled with interesting facts throughout. We learn that whales are the biggest animals in the […]

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