Entries Tagged as 'Animal Welfare'

Go, Diego, Go!

January 14th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Television

Review By JENNIFER KALI Dora’s cousin Diego is also an adventurer, but Diego is a boy with a mission. At the beginning of each episode, Diego announces, “Hi!  I am Diego and I am an animal rescuer!” Then he goes on to exclaim, “I love animals!” With his team, made up of his sister Alicia and Click […]

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Mother to Tigers

July 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I tend to oppose zoos and zoo literature for children. As much as zoos try to replicate the natural habitats of exotic animals, an image from a childhood visit to a zoo is indelibly marked in my mind: the eyes of a nonhuman primate behind thick plexiglass looking blankly forward, seeming not […]

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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling

April 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Good series are hard to come by. Here’s one for fans of the witty and spellbinding writing of Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket. Set in 19th-century England, the novel tells the story of 15-year-old Penelope Lumley, a Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females graduate and newly hired governess to Alexander, […]

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Abe Lincoln Loved Animals

March 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Down the historical rabbit hole, it can be hard to determine whether or not there is truth to an anecdote, especially when it pertains to the legendary American icon and President Abraham Lincoln. Within the animal rights community, he’s famously associated with saying: “I am in favor of animal rights […]

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