Entries Tagged as 'Sanctuaries'

Horse Sanctuary

October 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Many children go through an adoration and admiration of horses when they are young. With paint-by-number kits and young adult novels and films based on kids and horses, there’s no shortage of material to keep the love alive. But when those children get a little older, very real and disturbing issues start to emerge […]

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City Chickens

August 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The tale of Chicken Run Rescue, a chickens-only rescue located in North Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the focus of the lovely, thoughtful book City Chickens, a copy of which I received from the publisher for review (Amazon affiliate link). Tracing the humble origins of the rescue, where all bird residents are referred […]

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September 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Anyone who has ever visited a farm animal sanctuary is touched by the stories and personalities of the animals. The next best thing to visiting a farm sanctuary, is reading Ninety-Five: Meeting America’s Farmed Animals in Stories and Photographs, a fabulously tender collection of farm animal biographies with gorgeous accompanying photo […]

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Chimpanzee Rescue

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I love children’s books that even I can learn from and Chimpanzee Rescue by Patricia Bow delivers and then some. Who knew there were four subspecies of chimpanzees, based on their location in Africa (eastern, central, western, and Nigeria/Cameroon)? Or that they have a red-blue-green color vision? In addition to these […]

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