Monthly Archives: October 2010

"Mr. Bell Invents the Telephone"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mr. Bell Invents the Telephone Author: Katherine Binney Shippen Illustrator: Richard Floethe Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, reprinted in 1963 ISBN-13: 9780394903309 ISBN-10: 0394903307 Language level: 3 (taking the name of the Lord in vain, … Continue reading

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"Carnival at Candlelight"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Carnival at Candlelight Author: Mary Pope Osborne Illustrator: Salvatore Murdocca Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, reprinted in 2006 ISBN-13: 9780375830341 ISBN-10: 0375830340 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 3 stars (FAIR) … Continue reading

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"Dolphin"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dolphin Author: Robert A. Morris Illustrator: Mamoru Funai Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, reprinted in 1983 ISBN-13: 9780064440431 ISBN-10: 0064440435 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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"Home Schooling Rights and Responsibilities: A Biblical and Legal Analysis"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Home Schooling Rights and Responsibilities: A Biblical and Legal Analysis Author: Michael McHugh, editor Publisher: Christian Liberty Press, 1995 CBD Stock No: WW289505 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: For parents Rating: 5 stars … Continue reading

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"The Great Redwall Feast"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Great Redwall Feast Author: Brian Jacques Illustrator: Christopher Denise Publisher: Penguin Group USA, reprinted in 2000 ISBN-13: 9780698118768 ISBN-10: 0698118766 Language level: 2 (a few euphemisms) Reading level: Ages 8-10 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) … Continue reading

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"I Like Cats: True Cat Stories"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Like Cats: True Cat Stories Authors: Edward W. and Marguerite P. Dolch Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: ISBN-13: 9780028307961 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0028307968 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780811628099 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0811628094 (paperback) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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"Knights Don't Teach Piano"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Knights Don’t Teach Piano Authors: Debbie Dadey, and Marcia Thornton Jones Publisher: Scholastic Inc., 1998 ISBN-13: 9780590258043 ISBN-10: 0590258044 Language level: 2 (some common euphemisms) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"Spurgeon: Heir of the Puritans"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Spurgeon: Heir of the Puritans Author: Ernest W. Bacon Cover Illustrator: Eric D. Bristley Publisher: Christian Liberty Press, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 9781930367548 ISBN-10: 1930367546 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 15-20 Rating: … Continue reading

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"The Prince of Central Park"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Prince of Central Park Author: Evan H. Rhodes Publisher: Simon and Schuster Adult Publishing Group, reprinted in 1995 ISBN-13: 9780698106437 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0698106431 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 9780671801571 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0671801570 (paperback) Language level: 5 (a … Continue reading

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"Freedom's Wings"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Freedom’s Wings Author: Sharon Dennis Wyeth Publisher: Scholastic Inc., reprinted in 2002 ISBN-13: 9780439369077 ISBN-10: 043936907X Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For … Continue reading

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