Monthly Archives: September 2010

"Little Sure Shot: The Story of Annie Oakley"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Little Sure Shot: The Story of Annie Oakley Author: Stephanie Spinner Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, 1993 ISBN-13: 9780679834328 ISBN-10: 067983432X Language level: 2 (a common euphemism) Reading level: Grades 2-3 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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"The Long Way Westward"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Long Way Westward Author and Illustrator: Joan Sandin Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 1992 ISBN-13: 9780064441988 ISBN-10: 0064441989 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 2-4 Rating:. 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"Amazing Aircraft"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Amazing Aircraft Author: Seymour Simon Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC, 2002 ISBN-13: 9781587171802 ISBN-10: 1587171805 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6-9 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For more information … Continue reading

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"Snowshoe Thompson"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Snowshoe Thompson Author: Levinson, Nancy Smiler Illustrator: Joan Sandin Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 1996 ISBN-13: 9780064442060 ISBN-10: 0064442063 Language level: Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 2-4 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed … Continue reading

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"Civil War Sub: The Mystery of the Hunley"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Civil War Sub: The Mystery of the Hunley Author: Kate Boehm Jerome Illustrators: Bill Farnsworth and Frank Sofo Publisher: Penguin Group USA, 2002 ISBN-13: 9780448425979 ISBN-10: 0448425971 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver Author: Thornton W. Burgess Illustrator: Harrison Cady Publisher: Dover Publications Inc., 2002 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) ISBN-13: 9780486413051 ISBN-10: 0486413055 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 … Continue reading

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"Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President Author: Shirley Raye Redmond Illustrator: John Manders Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, 2003 ISBN-13: 9780375811203 ISBN-10: 0375811206 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 1-3 … Continue reading

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