Monthly Archives: December 2010

"Lucy's Family Tree"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lucy’s Family Tree Author: Karen Halvorsen Schreck Illustrator: Stephen Gassler III Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0-88448-292-5 ISBN-10: 0-88448-292-8 Related website: http://www.tilburyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 … Continue reading

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"Keep Your Ear on the Ball"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Keep Your Ear on the Ball Author: Genevieve Petrillo Illustrator: Lea Lyon Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, paperback edition published in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0-88448-324-3 ISBN-10: 0-88448-324-X Related website: http://www.tilburyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Stone Wall Secrets"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Stone Wall Secrets Authors: Kristine and Robert Thorson Illustrator: Gustav Moore Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0-88448-229-1 ISBN-10: 0-88448-229-4 Related website: http://www.tilburyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"The Goat Lady"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Goat Lady Author and Illustrator: Jane Bregoli Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, paperback published in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0-88448-309-0 ISBN-10: 0-88448-309-6 Related website: http://www.janebregoli.com (author), http://www.tilburyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 … Continue reading

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"One of Us"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: One of Us Author: Peggy Moss Illustrator: Penny Weber Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-88448-322-9 ISBN-10: 0-88448-322-3 Related website: http://www.SaySomethingNow.com (author), http://www.tilburyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5-12 Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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"Lysis Goes to the Play"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lysis Goes to the Play Author: Caroline Dale Snedeker Illustrator: Elizabeth Palmer Clark Publisher: American Home School Publishing LLC, second printing published in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0-9667067-4-1 ISBN-10: 0-9667067-4-9 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Danger in the Desert"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Danger in the Desert Author: Terri S. Fields Cover Illustrator: Walter Porter Publisher: Rising Moon, 1997 ISBN-13: 9780873586641 ISBN-10: 0873586646 Related website: http://www.northlandpub.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (a couple of instances of using the name … Continue reading

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"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Author and Illustrator: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-8109-8491-2 ISBN-10: 0-8109-8491-1 Related website: http://www.wimpykid.com (books), http://www.amuletbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"Bread and Jam for Frances"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bread and Jam for Frances Author: Russell Hoban Illustrator: Lillian Hoban Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 9780060838003 ISBN-10: 0060838000 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5 to 8 Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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"Amelia Bedelia"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Amelia Bedelia Author: Peggy Parish Illustrators: Fritz Seibel Publisher: Barnes and Noble, republished in 2007 ISBN-13: 9780760794463 ISBN-10: 0760794464 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: For infants or children in preschool Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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