Entries Tagged as 'Conflict'

Bear-ly There

July 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Bear-ly There is a refreshing look at the now common conflict between wild animals and people (and property).  This book has a wonderful message of accountability and respect for all different kinds of human and non-human animals, as well as a thoughtful and empowered young protagonist. The story opens with a […]

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Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

June 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL My daughter and I enjoyed reading about Mr. McGreely’s gardening enthusiasm and battle with the bunnies over his vegetables. G. Brian Karas (whom I recognized from My Crayons Talk and Baby Bug) creates cute little bunnies to accompany Candace Fleming’s cute bunny sounds as the moochers munch away on Mr. McGreely’s […]

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Letting Swift River Go

November 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Award-winning author Jane Yolen penned this poignant tale of urban versus rural conflict set in the first half of the 20th century.  Letting Swift River Go is a fictionalized account of the true story of the damming of the Swift River, which flooded several small rural Massachusetts towns to create the giant Quabbin Reservoir— […]

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