Entries Tagged as 'Jennifer Kali'

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

January 10th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

My 9-year old daughter and I really enjoyed reading Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH together. I had seen the movie The Secret of NIMH as a kid, but it has been a long time.  This book, a Newbery Award winner, is amazing. Now to (re)watch the movie! (editor’s note: We’ve reviewed that too! Click […]

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An American Tail (1986)

November 12th, 2018 · No Comments · Movies

As children of the 80’s, my wife and I are very familiar with Fievel and his family.  We can belt out Somewhere Out There with the best of them.  When I saw An American Tail on a list of recommended movies about immigrants in America, I decided to watch it with my children for family movie night. I’m always […]

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Dr. Dolittle (1998) and Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

April 16th, 2018 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI One weekend, my family enjoyed a movie marathon of “Dr. Dolittle” and “Dr. Dolittle 2.” The first movie tells the story of a doctor (Eddie Murphy) who suddenly realizes he can talk to animals. He spends most of the movie coming to terms with his new reality. in the second movie, […]

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Vet Volunteers (book series)

February 20th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My 8-year-old daughter has been making her way through every book in the Vet Volunteers book series available at our local library. The series combines her love of mystery novels (she’s also reading every Nancy Drew book available) with her love of animals. The series, an American Girl spin-off, follows 11-year-old […]

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