Entries Tagged as 'Older Elementary'

Vet Volunteers (book series)

February 20th, 2018 · No 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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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

December 29th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI My family has mad love for all things Star Wars and the latest movie is no exception. We saw “The Last Jedi” as a family and my 8-year-old daughter said, “That was just amazing! It’s the best movie I’ve ever seen!” The latest movies in the Star Wars franchise do an […]

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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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Dolphin Tale (2011)

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI My kids, ages 3 and 8, are obsessed with “Dolphin Tale.” I reviewed the junior novel based on the screenplay recently,¬†and the plot is exactly the same. But the movie, with real people (Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., and Morgan Freeman) and actually featuring Winter the dolphin, has won the hearts […]

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