Entries Tagged as 'Henry Bergh Award Winner'

Goose’s Story

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Based on her own experiences, Cari Best has penned a picture book that is equally heartfelt and thought-provoking. She tells Goose’s Story from the perspective of a girl who first observes and then befriends an injured Canada goose one spring. When she tells her parents about the goose’s predicament — an injury […]

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Deliverance of Dancing Bears

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Australian Elizabeth Stanley writes from the heart and from her travels through Turkey and Greece in The Deliverance of Dancing Bears. Written in the calming tone of an old folk tale, the story tells of Yusuf, an elderly man, who bears witness to the warrant and needless cruelty inflicted upon […]

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Meow Ruff

July 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN While in school, were you ever challenged by a language arts teacher to create a poem that fashioned the outline of a shape? Joyce Sidman and Michelle Berg have taken the concept of concrete poetry, also known as visual or shape poetry, and made a spectacular-in-the-vernacular, full-length picture book that’s […]

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And Tango Makes Three

June 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW Despite the unfortunate zoo setting (all the animals therein shown with happy smiles, of course), And Tango Makes Three, which is based on a true story, serves as touching celebration of love and of the rich diversity of families. Roy and Silo are two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo, […]

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