Entries Tagged as 'Parrots'

Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken

June 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT If you love chicken books like I love chicken books, then Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken is one to add to your shelves.  When I read a children’s book about chickens, even if it is humorous, I pay attention to see if the author is thinking of the chickens’ perspective or […]

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Rio (2011)

May 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY The animated movie “Rio” really had me at the first scene, where all the birds of the rainforest ascend into the sky to sing and fly in a huge, showy musical number. Add to the lush animation and the spirited music a storyline that revolves around the evils of the pet […]

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Books I’m Dying to Read

December 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

By JESSICA ALMY School Libary Journal has the skinny on loads of forthcoming kids books.  Several look like good reads for vegetarian and vegan kids.  Moon Bear by Brenda Z. Guiberson and Ed Young promises to expose young readers to the truth about bear bile farms, while Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken by Daniel Pinkwater […]

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Endangered Animals

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This hardcover book from Flowerpot Press talks about the natural history, conservation status, and threats to endangered animals all over the world.  In addition to discussing environmental threats, such as toxic fertilizers that threaten endangered raptors and the effect of climate change on polar bears, this book talks about ways that […]

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