Entries Tagged as 'Kristin Wald'

Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree in the World

December 13th, 2018 · No Comments · Books

STRETCH TO THE SUN, written by Carrie A. Pearson and illustrated by Susan Swan, follows the life span of a giant redwood tree. It is a gorgeous and informative story of nature’s cycles, both the beautiful and the dangerous. It begins with the death of one giant tree which falls to the ground, and it […]

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Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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One Day a Dot

February 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Any parent or caregiver knows that kids ask some tough questions. And while we now often have tiny computers at our fingertips, being able to sit down and work through answers that are at once satisfying and age-appropriate feels so much better. For questions about our beginnings and the origins of […]

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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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