Entries Tagged as 'Art'

Plop & Splat (Find an Answer)

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN A fellow Pollination Project awardee, David Walega, is a new acquaintance of mine who runs Art for Animals’ Sake, an organization which strives to inspire a message of compassion through teaching artistic skills as a tool to empowerment and developing healthy social coping mechanisms. In other words, they’re an arts […]

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Tugg and Teeny

May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY After falling in love with J. Patrick Lewis’ Swan Song, I was certain I would like his early reader Tugg and Teeny, published last year. It’s a sweet, short book of 1,100 words that focuses on the friendship between Tugg, a gorilla, and Teeny, a monkey. Entitled “The Strange Stick,” “What’s […]

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From Trash to Treasure

January 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the same vein as the Grow It Yourself! series, the six titles in the Trash to Treasure lineup make arts and crafts an easy, green practice for early elementary students and also challenge their reading skills. Books are broken up into their respective reuse material: cardboard, jars and pots, buttons […]

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November 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Most of us apply the “reduce, reuse and recycle” mantra in many ways during the day. As veggies we reduce our ecological footprint with our choice to eat lower on the food chain (go, plants!). Likely we’ve invested in canvas bags that we can reuse time and again when buying […]

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