Entries Tagged as 'Birds'

All About Turkeys

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT We picked up All About Turkeys at the library and have been enjoying it a great deal during the last few weeks. Author and illustrator Jim Arnosky provides detailed facts and images about the bird that is always late November’s talk of the town: the turkey. Our young fact collector loved […]

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Fly Free!

August 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT This book is an excellent introduction to the Buddhist concepts of karma and satsarma. Set in Vietnam, the story begins and ends with a young girl named Mai, who longs to set sparrows at a nearby temple free from their cages.  The cost to do so is more than Mai’s family […]

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Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones doesn’t start off on a promising note for vegans because the first few pages are dedicated to the traditional notion that chickens lay eggs to be bought, eaten (boiled or fried) or dyed. However, this book unfolds into a beautifully illustrated tour through the world of […]

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Old Abe, Eagle Hero

August 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN You don’t hear much historical lore about bald eagles outside of them being known as the United States’ national bird, and even that was famously contested by Benjamin Franklin’s favoritism for the American turkey. Old Abe, Eagle Hero brings history to life and shows readers the importance of mascots in […]

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