Entries Tagged as 'Older Elementary'

Zootopia (2016)

March 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Zootopia” loosely means “animal place” and in Disney’s new movie it refers to a sprawling metropolis with multiple climates/areas where mammals (both predators and prey) co-exist. Judy, as a young bunny in a farm town, wants to be a police officer when she grows up. The movie follows Judy’s journey as […]

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Herd Your Horses

January 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Board Games

Review By JENNIFER KALI My six-year-old daughter, a lover of horses, asked anybody and everybody for “only horse things” as Christmas gifts this year. She got shirts, books, earrings, temporary tattoos, and this really interesting board game. The premise of the game is that a stallion has escaped from a ranch, taking some mares with […]

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Chicken Run (2000)

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY How is it we’ve posted 750 reviews on Vegbooks, and yet we haven’t reviewed Nick Park’s 2000 animated film “Chicken Run” yet? PETA includes it in an article on 10 movies that will make you go meatless and the ultimate list of animal-friendly movies. And the Humane Society of the United States liked it […]

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The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict

January 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL My daughter and I have attempted to read The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (book 4, the prequel of The Mysterious Benedict Society bestselling series) several times- we’ve read the beginning three times! And yet we have only reached page 72 between reading together and separately- she got several chapters further […]

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