Monthly Archives: July 2010

"The Sword in the Tree"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Sword in the Tree Author: Clyde Robert Bulla Illustrator: Bruce Bowles Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 2000 ISBN-13: 9780064421324 ISBN-10: 0064421325 Related website: http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/books/Sword-Tree/?isbn13=9780064421324&tctid=120 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: … Continue reading

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"Madeline"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Madeline Author and Illustrator: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Penguin Group USA, republished in 1958 ISBN-13: 9780670445806 ISBN-10: 0670445800 Related website: http://www.madeline.com/ Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"A Zoo in Our House"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Zoo in Our House Author: Heather Eyles Illustrator: Stanley G. (Andy) Cooke Publisher: Walker Books Ltd., republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 9781557820020 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 1557820023 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0744536485 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0744536480 (paperback) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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"Crinkleroot's Guide to Knowing the Trees"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Trees Author and Illustrator: Jim Arnosky Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1992 ISBN-13: 9780027058550 ISBN-10: 0027058557 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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"A Picture Book of Sitting Bull"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Picture Book of Sitting Bull Author: David A. Adler Illustrator: Samuel Byrd Publisher: Holiday House Inc., 1993 ISBN-13: 9780823410446 ISBN-10: 0823410447 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7 to 11 Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"The Fourth Floor Twins and the Sandcastle Contest," Fourth Floor Twins #6

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Fourth Floor Twins and the Sandcastle Contest, Fourth Floor Twins #6 Author: David A. Adler Illustrator: Irene Trivas Publisher: Puffin, 1990 ISBN-13: 9780670821501 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0670821500 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780140326543 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0140326545 (paperback) Language … Continue reading

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"The Pioneers Go West"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Pioneers Go West Author: George R. Stewart Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, reissued in 1987 ISBN-13: 9780394891804 ISBN-10: 0394891805 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 4 and above Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) … Continue reading

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"What Next?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Next? Author: Mary Manz Simon Illustrator: Dennis Jones Publisher: Concordia Publishing House, 1992 ISBN-13: 9780570041757 ISBN-10: 0570041759 Related website: Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-7 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"Elephant and Envelope"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Elephant and Envelope Author: Barbara Gregorich Illustrator: John Sandford Publisher: School Zone Publishing Company, 1985 ISBN-13: 9780887430176 ISBN-10: 0887430171 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-7 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"The Story of George Washington Carver"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of George Washington Carver Author: Eva Moore Illustrator: Alexander Anderson Publisher: Scholastic Inc., reissued in 1990 ISBN-13: 9780590426602 ISBN-10: 0590426605 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7-10 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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