Entries Tagged as 'Natural History'

Peregrine’s Sky

April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Peregrine’s Sky traces the early life of a young peregrine falcon and her family. From Peregrine’s parents’ mating rituals to her early moments out of her shell (and her loud brothers) to the nerve wracking moments of her uncertain first flight, this story is richly informative about this once-endangered species (peregrines […]

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How to Take Your Grandmother to the Museum

February 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM How to Take Your Grandmother to the Museum is written by Lois Wyse and Molly Rose Goldman and illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay (the illustrator of the lovely Houndsley and Catina series previously reviewed on Vegbooks).  I was drawn to this book when searching for other books by the illustrator and couldn’t […]

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Just a Second

December 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I remember the long stretch of days when I was a kid, how summer seemed endless, and that we settled into games quickly enough to (nearly) finish them in twenty minutes of recess. Looking back, I think that time seemed different then, possibly because of my point of reference — only a few […]

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All About Turkeys

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT We picked up All About Turkeys at the library and have been enjoying it a great deal during the last few weeks. Author and illustrator Jim Arnosky provides detailed facts and images about the bird that is always late November’s talk of the town: the turkey. Our young fact collector loved […]

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