Entries Tagged as 'Orcas'

Beyond Words: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel

April 7th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

BEYOND WORDS: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel is new adaptation of Carl Safina’s 2015 bestselling book is aimed at younger readers, ages 10-14. The first half is devoted to the Lives of Elephants, and the second to Killer Whales, or Orcas. Thankfully, the adaptation doesn’t oversimplify the descriptions or the topics, and the […]

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Free Willy (2004)

April 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI We watched “Free Willy” for our family movie night with our six-year-old daughter. I hadn’t seen this movie since it came out years ago. I was amazed at how strong the anti-captivity message is in this lovely family movie. The movie shows viscerally how animals are taken from the wild, put […]

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Granny’s Clan

September 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I learned a lot about orcas and their families reading my review copy of Granny’s Clan and was excited to discover that the characters in the story are actually real wild orcas in the Pacific Northwest. A children’s book steeped in years of observation (forty years of observing Granny’s and her […]

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Dance With Me

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Move over, Frank Sinatra and Vanessa Williams!  This Dance With Me, written by Ron Hirschi and featuring beautiful photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen, is a celebration of the movement of wild animals. From prairie chickens to orcas, animals dance for a variety of reasons: for courtship, in search of food, or […]

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