Monthly Archives: June 2010

"Twelve Angry Men"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Twelve Angry Men Author: Reginald Rose Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc., reprinted in 2006 ISBN-13: 9780143104407 ISBN-10: 0143104403 Language level: 1 (I don’t recall anything specifically objectionable) Reading level: Ages 13 and up Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"The Light in the Forest"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Light in the Forest Author: Conrad Richter Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, reprinted in 2004 ISBN-13: 9781400077885 ISBN-10: 1400077885 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable that I recall) Reading level: Ages 14 and up Rating: … Continue reading

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"Short Stories of O. Henry"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Short Stories of O. Henry Author: William Sydney Porter Publisher: Barnes and Noble, 2003 ISBN-13: 9781593080426 ISBN-10: 1593080425 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable that I recall) Reading level: Ages 13 and up Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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"Poems" (Edgar Allan Poe)

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Poems Author: Edgar Allan Poe Publisher: Alphascript Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 9786130082840 ISBN-10: 6130082843 Language level: 3 (occasional curse words) Reading level: Ages 13 and up Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For … Continue reading

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"Nineteen Eighty-Four"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Nineteen Eighty-Four Author: George Orwell Publisher: Penguin Group USA, reissued in 1950 ISBN-13: 9780451524935 ISBN-10: 0451524934 Language level: 3 (I don’t remember specifically, but I seem to recall some bad language) Reading level: Ages 16 … Continue reading

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"Les Miserables"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Les Miserables Author: Victor Hugo Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, reissued in 1982 Related website: http://www.ballantinebooks.com (publisher) ISBN-13: 9780449300022 ISBN-10: 0449300021 Language level: 2 (a few instances of “My God” used as an interjection) Reading … Continue reading

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"Christy"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Christy Author: Catherine Marshall Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 1976 ISBN-13: 9780380001415 ISBN-10: 0380001411 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 13 and above Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For … Continue reading

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"The Complete Poems" (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Complete Poems Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Publisher: BiblioBazaar, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 9781141631704 ISBN-10: 1141631709 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 13 and abovee Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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"White Fang"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: White Fang Author: Jack London Publisher: Penguin Group USA, reissued in 2008 ISBN-13: 9780141321110 ISBN-10: 0141321113 Language level: 1 (I don’t remember anything specifically objectionable) Reading level: Ages 14 and above Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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"Please Don't Eat the Daisies"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Author: Jean Kerr Publisher: Amereon Limited, republished in 1979 ISBN-13: 9780848805524 ISBN-10: 0848805526 Language level: 1 (I don’t remember anything specifically objectionable) Reading level: Ages 16 and up Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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