Monthly Archives: April 2010

"Beauty for Ashes"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Beauty for Ashes Author: Grace Livingston Hill Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 9780842312202 ISBN-10: 084231220X Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Teens (primarily girls) and adults Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed … Continue reading

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"Hall Marks/Lights in the World: A Collection of Articles"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hall Marks/Lights in the World: A Collection of Articles Author: Sewell Hall Publisher: Gary Fisher, 2006 Truth Bookstore CODE: 17901 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Teens and adults. Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed … Continue reading

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"Among the Free"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Among the Free Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, reprinted in 2007 ISBN-13: 9780689857997 ISBN-10: 0689857993 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"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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