Monthly Archives: January 2011

"Aaron's Journey: From Slave to Master"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Aaron’s Journey–From Slave to Master: A True Story Author: Howard Herskowitz Publisher: Crown Publications Inc., 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-9819821-20 ISBN-10: 0-9819821-23 Related website: http://www.aaronsjourney.com Language level: 5 (vulgarity) Reading level: Older, mature teens and adults Rating: … Continue reading

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"The Ox-Cart Man"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Ox-Cart Man Author: Donald Hall Illustrator: Barbara Cooney Publisher: Penguin Group USA, republished in 1983 ISBN-13: 9780140504415 ISBN-10: 0140504419 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"The Truth Chronicles (Book 3): The Rescue"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Truth Chronicles (Book 3): The Rescue Author: Tim Chaffey and Joe Westbrook Illustrator: Melissa “Inkhana” Mathis Publisher: Risen Books, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-9840931-4-4 ISBN-10: 0-9840931-4-1 Related website: http://www.RisenFiction.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Little Shepherd"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Little Shepherd Author: Cheryl C. Malandrinos Illustrator: Eugene Ruble Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing Inc., 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-61633-085-9 (print) ISBN-13: 978-1-61633-086-6 (eBook) Related websites: http://www.ccmalandrinos.com (author), http://www.GuardianAngelPublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"Nicholas, That's Ridiculous: A Story About Being a Boy"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Nicholas, That’s Ridiculous: A Story About Being a Boy Author: Christa Carpenter Illustrator: Mary Wayne Adams Publisher: Caballo Books, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1-59616-002-6 ISBN-10: 1-59616-002-0 Related websites: http://www.nicholasthatsridiculous.com (book), http://www.markwayneadams.com (illustrator) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"King for a Day: The Story of Stories"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: King for a Day: The Story of Stories Author and Illustrator: Mark Wayne Adams Publisher: Caballo Books, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-59616-008-0 ISBN-10: 1-59616-008-X Related websites: http://www.kingforaday.me (book), http://www.marakwayneadams.com (author) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Today I Found God"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Today I Found God Author: Greg Long Illustrator: Nathan Wondrak Publisher: Halo Publishing International, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-935268-23-9 ISBN-10: 1-935268-23-6 Related websites: http://www.laughalongbooks.com (book), http://www.halopublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: … Continue reading

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"The Illyrian Adventure"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Illyrian Adventure Author: Lloyd Alexander Publisher: Puffin, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0141303130 ISBN-10: 0141303131 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For more … Continue reading

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"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" from "Flowering Judas and Other Stories"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” from Flowering Judas and Other Stories Author: Katherine Anne Porter Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0151318117 ISBN-10: 0151318115 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable that I recall) Reading … Continue reading

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"Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl Author: Stacey O’Brien Photographer: Wendy Francisco Publisher: Free Press, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1-4165-5173-7 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-1-4165-5177-5 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1-4165-7981-6 (ebook) Related … Continue reading

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