Posts about Kenneth Oppel


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Cantastic Authorpalooza: Kenneth Oppel

Half Brother¬†deals with a lot of the same questions that came up while I was researching¬†Fox Talk. What are the most ethical ways to study and learn from animals? What responsibilities do scientists have towards the animals they include ... Read More  

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Amy’s Marathon of Books: Half Brother, by Kenneth Oppel

When Ben Tomlin's mother brings home his "new baby brother," an eight-day-old chimpanzee, Ben is far from thrilled. His father, a renowned behavioural scientist, has uprooted the family and moved them halfway across the country, to Victoria, B.C., so ... Read More  

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Amy’s Marathon of Books (And Mine!)

Amy’s Marathon of Books began January 1, and as promised, I’m going along for the ride. I’ll be reading 13 Canadian teen books, one from each province and territory in the country. Here’s my schedule so far: Nova Scotia ... Read More