Monthly Archives: January 2010

"Where Should Turtle Be?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Where Should Turtle Be? Author: Susan Ring Illustrator: Laurie Allen Klein Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1-934359-89-1 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-1-934359-99-0 (paperback) Related website: http://www.SylvanDellPublishing.com Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: ages 4-8 … Continue reading

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"The Little Frog"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Little Frog Author: Crista Stewart Illustrator: Sarah Cressler Publisher: Halo Publishing International, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-9797429-9-6 Related website: http://www.cristastewartslittlefrog.com (book), http://www.halopublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable)  Reading level: Pre-K through grade 3 Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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"Too Tall Alice"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Too Tall Alice Author: Barbara Worton Illustrator: Dom Rodi Publisher: Great Little Books LLC, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-9790661-1-5 Related website:  http://www.greatlittlebooksllc.com Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: ages 7-10 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"The Wobbly Wombat"

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Wobbly Wombat Author: Dawn Meredith Illustrator: Nick Watson Publisher: Rigby Harcourt Education (now Pearson), 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0-7312-7374-4 Related websites: http://dawnmeredithauthor.googlepages.com and http://dawnmeredith.wordpress.com Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: ages 6-10 (middle primary … Continue reading

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"Spring Begins in March"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Spring Begins in March Author: Jean Little Illustrator: Lewis Parker Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company, 1966 ISBN-10: 0140380841 ISBN-13: 978-0140380842 Language level: 2 (a few common euphemisms) Reading level: ages 8-12 and up Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"Chain and White Wolf"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Chain and White Wolf Author: Malinda Mitchell Publisher: Publish America ISBN-13: 978-1-4489-6167-2 Related websites: http://www.authorsden.com/MalindaMitchell (author), http://www.PublishAmerica.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (some common euphemisms and childhood slang terms for bowel movements, one instance of “Oh … Continue reading

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"Benjamin and the Silver Goblet"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Benjamin and the Silver Goblet Author: Jacqueline Jules Illustrator: Natascia Ugliano Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8757-6 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8758-3 (paperback) Related website: http://www.karben.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: ages 5-9 … Continue reading

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"Sammy Spider's First Day of School"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sammy Spider’s First Day of School Author: Sylvia A. Rouss Illustrator: Katherine Janus Kahn Publishesr: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8756-9 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-4506-0 (paperback) Related website: http://www.karben.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim: A Passover Story"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim: A Passover Story Author: Deborah Bodin Cohen Illustrator: Jago Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8764-4 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8765-1 (paperback) Related website: http://www.karben.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids Author: Ruth Goldeen Photographer: Bill Goldeen Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8756-9 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-4506-0 (paperback) Related website: http://www.karben.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: ages 3-8 (grades … Continue reading

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