Monthly Archives: January 2011

"L Is for Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: L Is For Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet Author: Kathy-jo Wargin Illustrator: Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press, republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-1-58536-016-1 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 1-58536-016-3 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-58536-250-9 (paperback) ISBN-10: 1-58536-250-6 (paperback) Related website: … Continue reading

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"How the Moon Regained Her Shape"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How the Moon Regained Her Shape Author: Janet Ruth Heller Illustrator: Ben Hodson Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0-9764943-4-8 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-934359-02-0 (paperback) Related website: http://www.SylvanDellPublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Miss Sugar Crumb's Cooking Lesson"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Miss Sugar Crumb’s Cooking Lesson Author: Malinda Mitchell Illustrator: Nora Tapp Franzese Publisher: Tex Ware, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-935500-15-5 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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"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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