Entries Tagged as 'Animal Liberation'

Lobsters on the Loose

May 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Last weekend we visited Boston with our four year old daughter. Not living in a coastal town, seafood is not really a part of our life, and beyond fish, I don’t think my daughter was aware that people eat seafood. In Boston, seafood is everywhere. We did a day trip to […]

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Tua and the Elephant

November 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo and I thoroughly enjoyed this adventure story about a young girl named Tua (meaning “peanut”) and her friend Pohn-Pohn, the elephant. Set in Thailand, the chapter book opens with their meeting — where Tua observes Pohn-Pohn being mistreated by her mahouts — and proceeds to a happy ending at an […]

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Belly Up

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT At first blush, a whodunnit about a mysterious death in FunJungle, a glitzy animal theme park, might not be considered a great choice for aware veg kids and their families or friends. However, Stuart Gibbs’s Belly Up (Amazon affiliate link) is written with a crisp, clever plot and smart, appealing characters. It is a great choice for tweens […]

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The Lucky Lobsters

September 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Life isn’t so lucky for most lobsters. Snatched from their habitats, they are kept in crowded tanks until they’re bought and boiled alive. Given new evidence that despite their simple nervous systems, lobsters may feel pain and I think you’d be hard pressed to find any human who’d be willing to trade […]

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