Monthly Archives: July 2010

"Heart of a Samurai"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Heart of a Samurai Author: Margi Preus Illustrators: John Mung, Kawada Shoryo, and Jillian Tamaki Publisher: Amulet Books, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-8109-8981-8 Related website: http://www.margipreus.com (author), http://www.amuletbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"The Popcorn Book"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Popcorn Book Author and Illustrator: Tomie DePaola Publisher: Holiday House Inc., reprinted in 1989 ISBN-13: 9780823403141 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0823403149 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780823405336 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0823405338 (paperback) Related website: http://www.tomie.com/ Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"Chip Mitchell: The Case of the Robot Warriors"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Chip Mitchell: The Case of the Robot Warriors Author: Fred D’Ignazio Illustrator: Larry Pearson Publisher: Penguin Group USA, 1984 ISBN-13: 9780525671404 ISBN-10: 0525671404 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 2 stars … Continue reading

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"Molehole Mysteries: The Upstairs Connection"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Molehole Mysteries: The Upstairs Connection Author: Barbara Davoll Illustrator: Dennis Hockerman Publisher: Moody Publishers, 1993 ISBN-10: 0802427049 ISBN-13: 978-0802427045 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5-10 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"The Bears on Hemlock Mountain"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Bears on Hemlock Mountain Author: Alice Dalgliesh Illustrator: Helen Sewell Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, reissued in 1992 ISBN-13: 9780689716041 ISBN-10: 0689716044 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-10 Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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"Lonely Lamb," Animal Emergency #10

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lonely Lamb, Animal Emergency #10 Author: Emily Costello Illustrator: Larry Day Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001 ISBN-13: 9780064409766 ISBN-10: 0064409767 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 3 to 4 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed … Continue reading

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"Sebastian Super Sleuth and the Hair of the Dog Mystery"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sebastian Super Sleuth and the Hair of the Dog Mystery Author: Mary Blount Christian Illustrator: Lisa McCue Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1982 ISBN-13: 9780027182606 ISBN-10: 0027182606 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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