Entries Tagged as 'Activism'

The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps

June 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old daughter has been obsessed with orangutans lately. It started when, in an effort toavoid the Memphis heat Memorial Day weekend, we stepped into an IMAX theater and saw the movie “Born to Be Wild.” The movie is adorable with cute baby orangutans in diapers drinking milk from a bottle, and […]

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The Lorax (2012)

March 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Movies

Review By AMY SHARP “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not!” – Dr. Seuss For anyone who is already a fan of The Lorax book by Dr. Seuss, “The Lorax” movie lives up to the hype. There are many connections to be drawn to the […]

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101 Ways to Save the Planet

December 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN A few weeks ago I got my hands on one of those 100-ways-to-help-earth type books. I usually just scan them to see if farm animals and dietary choices are mentioned at all. All too often these books pull an Al Gore and ignore the biggest way to make a positive […]

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Fairly Fairy Tales

April 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY We’re going to have a hard time returning this book to the library. After having the book read to her once, kiddo was able to read it by herself, and she’s gotten in the habit over the past few weeks of reading it to me every morning before school as I […]

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