Monthly Archives: August 2010

"What's Out in Space?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What’s Out in Space Author: Susan Mayes Publisher: EDC Publishing, 1991 ISBN-13: 9780746004302 ISBN-10: 0746004303 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6 and up Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker … Continue reading

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"What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs? Authors: John Morris and Ken Ham Illustrator: Jonathan Chong Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group, 2nd edition published in 1999 ISBN-13: 9780890511596 ISBN-10: 0890511594 Related website: http://www.masterbooks.com (publisher Language level: … Continue reading

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"What Is Thanksgiving Day?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Is Thanksgiving Day? Author: Margot Parker Illustrator: Matt Bates Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing, 1988 ISBN-13: 9780516037837 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0516037838 (hardback) ISBN-13: 9780516437835 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0516437836 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"The Usborne First Book of Music"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Usborne First Book of Music Author: Emma Danes Publisher: EDC Publishing, 1994 ISBN-13: 9780746013298 ISBN-10: 0746013299 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7-14 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker … Continue reading

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"Sharks"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sharks Author: Seymour Simon Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 9780060877132 ISBN-10: 0060877138 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5 to 9 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For … Continue reading

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"Pocahontas"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pocahontas Author: Laurence Santrey Illustrator: David Wenzel Publisher: Troll Communications L.L.C., republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0816702763 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0816702764 (hardback) ISBN-13: 9780816702770 (paperback) ISBN: 0816702772 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8 … Continue reading

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"A Picture Book of Davy Crockett"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Picture Book of Davy Crockett Author: David A. Adler Illustrators: John and Alexandra Wallner Publisher: Holiday House Inc., republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 9780823413430 ISBN-10: 0823413438 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7 … Continue reading

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"Looking at Stegosaurus, A Dinosaur from the Jurassic Period"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Looking at Stegosaurus, A Dinosaur from the Jurassic Period Author: Heather Amery Illustrator: Tony Gibbons Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1993 ISBN-13: 9780836810479 ISBN-10: 0836810473 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7 to 10 … Continue reading

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"Lost Island Smugglers: A Sam Cooper Adventure #1"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lost Island Smugglers: A Sam Cooper Adventure #1 Author: Max Elliot Anderson Illustrator: Holly Heisey Publisher: Port Yonder Press, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-935600022 Related website: http://www.maxbooks.9k.com (author), http://booksandboys.blogspot.com (books), http://hollyheisey.com (illustrator), http://www.portyonderpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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"How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming Authors: Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-103-7 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-130-3 (paperback) Related websites: http://www.howweknowclimatechange.comContinue reading

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