Entries Tagged as 'Disasters'

Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

May 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT I’ve worked hard to let my kid just be a kid by shielding him from the disturbing news of world.  This means that to a large extent, he is pretty unaware of domestic and international disasters.  I’m well aware that I can’t keep him in this little bubble for much longer, […]

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Aquaman: Deepwater Disaster

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Earlier this year I reviewed Wonder Woman: Rumble in the Rainforest and this next book is in the same DC Super Heroes style, perfect for any fan of fast-paced, action-packed adventure with an environmental twist. Aquaman, also known as the Sea King, is delivering a few seafaring men to shore […]

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Olivia’s Birds: Saving the Gulf

May 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Wow! What a kid! Olivia Bouler is an artist, ornithologist, fundraiser, and now published author at just eleven years of age. Wish I was as cool and effective in my tween years. Catching nationwide attention for her Save the Gulf Campaign (read:  hang time with Kathie Lee Gifford, Kevin Jonas, […]

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Two Bobbies

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN It’s been five years since Hurricane Katrina first struck New Orleans. While much of the city seems to have recuperated, sections like the Lower Ninth Ward look more like untamed fields than once lively homesteads. And emotional stories like that of the Two Bobbies still sit with us, reminding us […]

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