Entries Tagged as 'Natural Living'

Grow It Yourself!

January 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Capstone now has a new wonderful imprint, Heinemann-Raintree, that’s solely dedicated to publishing curriculum-driven nonfiction “that encourages inquiry and satisfies curiosity” for students in grades PreK-8. In their “Grow It Yourself!” series, children are challenged to cultivate something with a tangible result – catnip for a cat toy, tomatoes for […]

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Love Your World: How to Take Care of the Plants, the Animals, and the Planet

October 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN For the growing preschooler and early elementary student is this introductory look at adopting green habits and keeping green promises. A perfect mix of multicultural kids, colorful photographs, and enchanting cartoons lures young readers into the myriad of ways to help the world, including buying secondhand, turning off the lights, […]

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Cows Are Vegetarians

September 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JOHN MCINTYRE With a title like Cows Are Vegetarians, you would expect this book to tell you all about how cows eat grass all their lives. Fortunately, inside its cover is a message much more exciting and profound. Educating your kids about the vegan or vegetarian lifestyle can be tough at times, which […]

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August 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the hum drum of suburbia, Wesley is an inharmonious presence, disliking pizza, soda and, goodness gracious, even professional football! Let’s root for the ambitious young underdog as he subtly sticks it to his more normal classmates in this tale about a special summertime project. Utilizing knowledge he soaked up […]

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