Entries Tagged as 'Whales'

Free Willy (2004)

April 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI We watched “Free Willy” for our family movie night with our six-year-old daughter. I hadn’t seen this movie since it came out years ago. I was amazed at how strong the anti-captivity message is in this lovely family movie. The movie shows viscerally how animals are taken from the wild, put […]

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The Wild Whale Watch (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book #3)

January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My five-year-old loves all things Magic School Bus — the TV show, the picture books, the chapter books, the science kits — all of it. And I have to say that I’m right there with her. The Magic School Bus series teaches science to five-year-olds in a fun and engaging way. […]

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Here Come the Humpbacks!

March 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN We’re in the midst of whale watching season here in coastal California and what better way to get in the mood than with this stunningly illustrated book: Here Come the Humpbacks! by April Pulley Sayre. One of the strongest assets of this book are the pastel illustrations by Maine-based artist […]

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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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