Entries Tagged as 'Older Elementary'

Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh, Founder of the ASPCA and Friend to Animals

August 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I share my birthday (March 2) with Dr. Seuss AKA Theodor Seuss Geisel, which is pretty cool. BUT I’m envious of children’s author Nancy Furstinger who shares hers with the legendary Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and who I would call the grandfather of animal protection in the United […]

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Zootopia (2016)

March 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Zootopia” loosely means “animal place” and in Disney’s new movie it refers to a sprawling metropolis with multiple climates/areas where mammals (both predators and prey) co-exist. Judy, as a young bunny in a farm town, wants to be a police officer when she grows up. The movie follows Judy’s journey as […]

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Herd Your Horses

January 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Board Games

Review By JENNIFER KALI My six-year-old daughter, a lover of horses, asked anybody and everybody for “only horse things” as Christmas gifts this year. She got shirts, books, earrings, temporary tattoos, and this really interesting board game. The premise of the game is that a stallion has escaped from a ranch, taking some mares with […]

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Chicken Run (2000)

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY How is it we’ve posted 750 reviews on Vegbooks, and yet we haven’t reviewed Nick Park’s 2000 animated film “Chicken Run” yet? PETA includes it in an article on 10 movies that will make you go meatless and the ultimate list of animal-friendly movies. And the Humane Society of the United States liked it […]

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