Entries Tagged as 'Primates'

The One and Only Ivan

August 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY hello I am Ivan. I am a gorilla. It’s not as easy as it looks. So begins the spare, beautiful tale of The One and Only Ivan, a novel about a gorilla kept in a shopping mall exhibit, next to animals forced to perform in a circus. It’s difficult to review complex […]

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Eye on the Wild: Cheetah and Gorilla

April 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Everyone loves baby animals. Even the most jaded adult will admit to succumbing to warm fuzzies when faced with kittens and puppies. Suzi Eszterhas, an award-winning wildlife photographer, has a new series from Frances Lincoln called Eye on the Wild. The first two of the four-book series are Cheetah and Gorilla. A combination of […]

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The Chimpanzee Kid

May 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Chimpanzee Kid is the story of seventh grader Harold Pinto. Harold is a sensitive kid with a history of taking up causes that other kids in his school are uninterested in hearing about, and consequently is somewhat of a lonely young guy. His parents have divorced not long ago and his dog […]

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Hurt Go Happy

September 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Hurt Go Happy · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN It’s hard to sum up and analyze a novel in just a few short paragraphs, much less a work that is so perfectly complex and layered in its character development, plot, and thematic elements. Award-winning Hurt Go Happy is written for the middle school-aged crowd, but personally I think every […]

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