Monthly Archives: March 2010

"Stories of Knights"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Stories of Knights Author: Jane Bingham Illustrator: Alan Marks Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd., new edition in 2006 ISBN-13: 9780746080580 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0746080581 (hardback) ISBN-13: 9780794507558 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0794507557 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Hide or Seek"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hide or Seek: How to Build Self-Esteem in Your Child, Expanded and Updated Author: James Dobson Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company, newest edition in 2001 ISBN-10: 0800756800 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0800756802 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0739401467 (hardcover) ISBN-13: … Continue reading

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"Village School": Book #1 in "The Fairacre Chronicles" Series

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Village School: Book #1 in “The Fairacre Chronicles” Series Author: Miss Read (Dora Jesse Saint) Illustrator: John S. Goodall Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, reprinted in 2001 ISBN-13: 9780618127023 ISBN-10: 061812702X Language level: 3 (an occasional … Continue reading

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"Anna and the King of Siam"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Anna and the King of Siam Author: Margaret Landon Illustrator: Margaret Ayer Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 1999 ISBN-13: 9780060954888 ISBN: 0060954884 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages: independent reading level 9 up … Continue reading

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"Pirates and Smugglers"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pirates and Smugglers Author: Moira Butterfield Publisher: Kingfisher, latest edition in 2008 ISBN-13: 9780753458648 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0753458640 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780753462485 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0753462486 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 10-14 Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"Aladdin and His Magical Lamp"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Aladdin and His Magical Lamp Author: Katie Daynes Illustrator: Paddy Mounter Publisher: EDC Publishing, 2004 ISBN-13: 9781580865586 ISBN-10: 1580865585 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7-10 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"Guiness Book of World Records Wild Lives: Outrageous Animal and Nature Records"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Guiness World Records Wild Lives: Outrageous Animal and Nature Records Authors: Dina Anastasio and Ryan Herndon Publisher: Scholastic Inc., latest edition 2006 ISBN-13: 9780439745857 ISBN-10: 0439745853 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-13 … Continue reading

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