Entries Tagged as 'Heroes'

Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh, Founder of the ASPCA and Friend to Animals

August 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I share my birthday (March 2) with Dr. Seuss AKA Theodor Seuss Geisel, which is pretty cool. BUT I’m envious of children’s author Nancy Furstinger who shares hers with the legendary Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and who I would call the grandfather of animal protection in the United […]

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Giant Steps to Change the World

October 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Spike Lee – yes, the famous filmmaker and the man with his own cable channel – is a children’s author! Giant Steps to Change the World isn’t his first work, but it sure is a heavy hitting one. Its message is solid, daunting, challenging, and yet inspiring: Life is going […]

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Pet Heroes

December 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Nicole Corse’s Pet Heroes is a short book of fourteen stories about animals who have acted heroically to save lives.  Some are companion animals, and others trained service dogs who have been called to duty.  While most of the lives saved are human, some of the hero animals are given credit for […]

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