Monthly Archives: November 2010

"Little Toot"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Little Toot Author and Illustrator: Hardie Gramatky Publisher: Penguin Group USA, republished in 2007 ISBN-13: 9780399247132 ISBN-10: 0399247130 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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"Otis and Sydney and the Best Birthday Party Ever"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Otis and Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever Author: Laura Numeroff Illustrator: Dan Andreasen Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-8109-8959-7 ISBN-10: 0-8109-8959-X Related website: http://www.abramsyoungreaders.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"The Legend of the Golden Snail"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Legend of the Golden Snail Author and Illustrator: Graeme Base Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-8109-8965-8 ISBN-10: 0-8109-8965-4 Related websites: http://www.graemebase.com (author), http://www.abramsyoungreaders.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Pilgrim Village Thanksgiving Diorama: Captivating Color and Cutout Construction"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pilgrim Village Thanksgiving Diorama: Captivating Color and Cutout Construction Author and Illustrator: Kevin Ludgate Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-7643-3563-1 ISBN-10: 0-7643-3563-4 Related website: http://www.Schifferbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades … Continue reading

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"Frankie Stein"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Frankie Stein Author: Steven T. Seagle Illustrator: Marco Cinello Publisher: Image Comics Inc., 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-60706-191-5 ISBN-10: 1-60706-191=0 Related websites: http://www.manofaction.tv (series) , http://www.imagecomics.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 6-12 Rating: … Continue reading

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"A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-375-85652-5 (trade) ISBN-13: 978-0-375-95652-2 (library binding) ISBN-13: 978-0-375-89467-1 (e-book) Related websites: http://www.magictreehouse.com (series), http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot Author: Stephen E. Lucas, editor Publisher: Madison House Publishers Inc., 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0-945612-66-7 ISBN-10: 0-945612-66-4 Related website: http://www.madisonhousebooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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