Monthly Archives: February 2011

"The Seven Voyages of Sinbad and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Seven Voyages of Sinbad and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights Author: Gladys Davidson Illustrator: Irma Wilde Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 1966 ASIN: B0014CAH38 ASIN: B0035XMO3K ASIN: B0014CAKE4 ASIN: B0011ZY3D8 ASIN: B000X1ONOK ASIN: B000SOTYM8 … Continue reading

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"Whistling Hardy's Many Adventures"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Whistling Hardy’s Many Adventures Author: Malinda Mitchell Illustrator: Becky Hyatt Publisher: PublishAmerica, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-4512-5420-4 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1-4512-4055-9 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-4512-4054-2 (softcover) Related website: http://www.publishamerica.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 12 … Continue reading

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"Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Author: Michael Teitelbaum Illustrator: Ron Dias Publisher: Golden Books Pub. Co., republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0736421980 ISBN-10: 073642198X Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) … Continue reading

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"Old Yeller"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Old Yeller Author: Fred Gipson Illustrator: Carl Burger Publisher: HarperCollins, reissued in 2001 ISBN-10: 0-06-440382-3 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0-06-073945-2 (special edition) Related website: http://www.harperchildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (one instance of “O my Lord” as an … Continue reading

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"When Panda Came to Our House"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When Panda Came to Our House Author and Illustrator: Helen Zane Jensen Publisher: Penguin Group USA Incorporated, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0803702363 ISBN-10: 0803702361 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4 to 8 … Continue reading

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"Geronimo: The Last Apache War Chief"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Geronimo: The Last Apache War Chief Author: Edgar Wyatt Illustrator: Allan Houser Publisher: McGraw-Hill, republished in 1977 ISBN-13: 978-0070721548 ISBN-10: 0070721548 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed … Continue reading

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"Goldilocks and the Three Bears"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Goldilocks And The Three Bears Author: Betty Miles Illustrator: Bari Weissman Publisher: Aladdin, 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0689817861 ISBN-10: 068981786X Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 3 stars (FAIR) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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