Monthly Archives: April 2010

"The Ghost of Windy Hill"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Ghost of Windy Hill Author: Rpbert Clyde Bulla Illustrator: Don Bolognese Publisher: Scholastic Inc., republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 9780690327649 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0690327641 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780590432863 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0590432869 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"Canyon Quest: The Exciting Start of the Last Chance Detectives"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Canyon Quest: The Exciting Start of the Last Chance Detectives Author: Jim Ware Publisher: Focus Publishing, 2004 ISBN-13: 9781589972391 ISBN-10: 1589972392 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 12 and up. Rating: 5 stars … Continue reading

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"Tuesdays With Matthew"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tuesdays With Matthew Author: Mike Nappa Publisher: David C. Cook, 2003 ISBN-13:  9780781438711 ISBN-10: 0781438713 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Older teens and adults Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker … Continue reading

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"No Time for Sergeants"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: No Time for Sergeants Author: Mac Hyman Publisher: University of Louisiana Press, reprinted in 1995 ISBN-13: 9780807120323 ISBN-10: 0807120324 Language level: 3 (some cursing and profanity) Reading level: Ages 16 and up Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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"Invitation to a Spiritual Revolution: Studies in the Sermon on the Mount"

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Invitation to a Spiritual Revolution: Studies in the Sermon on the Mount Author: Paul Earnhart Publisher: DeWard Publishing, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 9780979889394 ISBN-10: 0979889391 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Teens and … Continue reading

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"The People of Sparks: The Second Book of Ember"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The People of Sparks: the Second Book of Ember Author: Jeanne DuPrau Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, reprinted in 2005 ISBN-13: 9780375828256 ISBN-10: 0375828257 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 12 and up … Continue reading

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"Around the World in Eighty Days and Five Weeks in a Balloon"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Around the Word in Eighty Days and Five Weeks in a Balloon Author: Jules Verne Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd., 1994 ISBN-13: 9781853260902 ISBN-10: 1853260908 Language level: 3 (barely—a few usages of profanity and cursing) Reading … Continue reading

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"Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens Author: Paul David Tripp Publisher: P & R Publishing, revised in 2001 ISBN-13: 9780875526058 ISBN-10: 0875526055 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: For parents of … Continue reading

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"Page Boy for King Arthur"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Page Boy for King Arthur Author: Eugenia Stone Publisher: Scholastic Book Services, 1967 ASIN: B0007FDGJ0 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For more … Continue reading

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"Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case," #10

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case, #10 Author: Donald Sobol Illustrator: Leonard W. Shortall Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc., republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 9780142410851 ISBN-10: 0142410853 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: … Continue reading

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