Entries Tagged as 'Kristin Wald'

JANE (2017)

November 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By KRISTIN WALD Jane Goodall made her name 50 years ago through painstakingly observing chimpanzees in Gombe, and has recently been traveling all over the world promoting responsible stewardship of the earth and all of its inhabitants. “JANE,” from director Brett Morgen, is a wonderful new documentary that tells the story of how a young, […]

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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

July 21st, 2017 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Mighty Jack and the Goblin King from Ben Hatke is a testament to adventurous storytelling and rich imagery. Opening with the same rush of action as the first book in the series, this second part of the adventure separates the friends and allows each character to find strength and courage on their own. […]

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Wonder Woman (2017)

June 7th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By KRISTIN WALD With the gorgeous posters, dramatic previews, and all-around hype surrounding the blockbuster “Wonder Woman,” it is tempting to throw caution to the wind and bring children to see this woman-directed, woman-centered superhero film. But should you? Common Sense Media recommends the film for children 12+ and it is rated PG-13. Adhering […]

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Real Friends

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The ups-and-downs of childhood friendships, the painful drama that ensues when treasured friendships change, and the various coping mechanisms children employ are on full display in Shannon Hale’s new graphic memoir Real Friends. Recommended for ages 8-12, the book will evoke discussion about friendship, kindness, being mean, and all the emotions wrapped up […]

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