Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat

Owls in the Family

By Farley Mowat
Level 5

Farley Mowat is a fantastic writer, and this book, published in 1961 and still in print over 50 years later, is an uplifting story about his own life as a child. Not only is this a well-written, wholesome, funny, adventurous story, but it also teaches a lot about owls and life in rural Canada in the mid-1900s. I also love the appreciation for and connection with nature that the main character displays. The town does hold a “pet parade” with awards on a Sunday, but that is all I found objectionable.

(Reviewed by an Official Good and Beautiful Reviewer)

Region North America, Canada
Period 20th Century, 1900s, mid 1900s
Genre Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
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  • 4.5 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 4 Literary Value
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