Entries Tagged as 'Marine Mammals'

Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

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Only One Ocean

April 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Music

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Looking for a kids’ CD featuring a range of musical styles and a strong, positive message of marine conservation? Then The Banana Slug String Band’s album “Only One Ocean” is definitely for you! The copy of this CD we received to review has been in very heavy rotation in our household, and it is not just the […]

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Manatee Winter

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Manatee Winter tells the story of a mother manatee and her calf in late fall taking the journey from the chilly Gulf of Mexico to warmer waters of a spring fed river. The journey is long and the water is cold and the mother and calf get tired along the way. […]

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Big Miracle (2012)

February 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ever since I learned that Universal Pictures was making a film recounting the rescue of a family of Alaskan whales in the 1980s, I’ve been looking forward to seeing it. Happily, “Big Miracle,” starring  Drew Barrymore, does not disappoint. The touching storyline appeals to both kids and adults. A family of three whales […]

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