Entries Tagged as 'Cybils Award'

Me … Jane

June 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Two powerhouses team up to bring young readers a sweet and inspiring autobiography of one girl who made her dream a reality. Vegbooks contributors Jennifer and Jessica (not once, but twice!) have fawned over Patrick McDonnell’s work, but now they and you too can appreciate his artistic style and prose […]

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The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I have a very big soft spot for Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910). His literary works are touchingly raw and honest, and he himself was a unique character with a great affinity for animals, particularly cats. For the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain’s death in 2010, PETA presented the Mark […]

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How to Heal a Broken Wing

May 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN “High above the city, no one heard the soft thud of feathers against glass.” And so begins this literary and pictorial short story for little ones. In the drab bustling city no one notices nor stops to help an injured bird, except young Will, who is partly the source of […]

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All the World

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Liz Garton Scanlon and Marla Frazee teamed up to create All the World,a book so beautiful that it received the Caldecott Honor last year. (The Caldecott Medal went to The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney.) Capturing the magic of everyday moments, this book boasts several scenes that vegetarian and […]

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