Entries Tagged as 'Deer'

Over in the Forest

February 22nd, 2012 · 9 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Much like Jo MacDonald Had a Garden and generously provided in review form from the same publisher, Over in the Forest: Come and Take a Peek is patterned after a well known childhood song, “Over in the Meadow.” Counting, nature, animal families, and animal tracks all come into play as the song […]

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The Dancing Deer and the Foolish Hunter

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW Based on the truisms that all life is interconnected and that we cannot artificially replicate nature, The Dancing Deer and the Foolish Hunter follows a hunter who discovers a deer dancing joyfully in the forest and kidnaps her to sell to the circus. When the deer refuses to dance without the […]

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The Cats of Roxville Station

May 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Do you remember having summer reading lists dished out by your public school? There was always such diversity and intrigue (at least in my opinion) amongst the titles that made it to the list. One that I’ll never forget was My Side of the Mountain, also written by Jean Craighead […]

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The Magic Finger

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ever get so mad at someone that you see red? When that happens to the narrator of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake’s book The Magic Finger, she points her magic finger and well … things happen. Veg kids will probably relate when the narrator gets angry at her friends and neighbors, the […]

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