Entries Tagged as 'Native American'

Buffalo Bird Girl

November 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN In 1906, an elderly Native American named Buffalo Bird Woman related the story of her childhood during the mid-19th Century to a visiting anthropologist. More than 100 years later, author and illustrator S.D. Nelson has transformed her efforts to immortalize the traditions of her people into a picture book for children […]

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Happy Thanksliving!

November 7th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s no secret that Nathalie VanBalen’s Garlic- Onion- Beet- Spinach- Mango- Carrot- Grapefruit Juice gets me totally, TOTALLY pumped! Or that ever since my husband and I started making our free-form garlic mashed potato pie stuffed with kale, carrots, and leeks (a veganized version of an old Vegetarian Times recipe), Thanksgiving is […]

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The Good Luck Cat

August 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A sign displayed on the wall of our veterinarian’s office discusses what indoor cats “miss” — indoor-only cats miss out things like attacks by wild or domestic animals, being hit by vehicles, killing songbirds, abuse at human hands etc.  In The Good Luck Cat, a young girl tells the story of her […]

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