Monthly Archives: February 2011

"Find the Snake"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Find the Snake Author: Cate Foley Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0516230979 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0516230972 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0516230221 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0516230220 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: … Continue reading

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"Martin the Warrior"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Martin the Warrior Author: Brian Jacques Illustrator: Gary Chalk Publisher: Firebird Books, republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0-14-240055-5 Related websites: http://www.redwall.org (series), http://www.firebirdbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 5 stars … Continue reading

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"Samuel Learns to Yell and Tell: A Warning for Children Against Sexual Predators"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Samuel Learns to Yell and Tell: A Warning for Children Against Sexual Predators Author: Debi Pearl Illustrator: Benjamin Aprile Publisher: No Greater Joy Ministries Inc., 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-61644-016-9 Related websites: http://www.debipearl.com (author), http://www.nogreaterjoy.org (publisher) Language … Continue reading

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"Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cookie"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cookie Author: David Adler Illustrator: Susanna Netti Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0140380507 ISBN-10: 0140380507 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) … Continue reading

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"Brian's Winter"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Brian’s Winter Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Laurel Leaf, republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0440227199 ISBN-10: 0440227194 Language level: 3 (some swearing) Reading level: Ages 10-12 Rating: 3 stars (FAIR) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For more … Continue reading

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"Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under Author: Marianne Berkes Illustrator: Jill Dubin Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-136-5 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-135-8 (hardback) Related websites: http://www.MarianneBerkes.com (author), http://www.JillDubin.com (illustrator), http://www.dawnpub.com Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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"The BLUES Go Extreme Birding"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The BLUES Go Extreme Birding Author: Carol L. Malnor and Sandy F. Fuller Illustrator: Louise Schroeder Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-58496-133-4 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-1-58496-134-1 Related website: http://www.thebluesgobirding.com (series), http://www.dawnpub.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing … Continue reading

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"Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders, and Creepy Insiders"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders, and Creepy Insiders Author: Anthony D. Fredericks Illustrator: Jenifer DiRubbio Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-137-2 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-138-9 (paperback) Related website: http://www.dawnpub.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"A Pie Went By"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Pie Went By Author: Carolyn Dunn Illustrator: Christopher Santoro Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000 ISBN-10: 0060288086 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0060288082 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060288078 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0060288075 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 … Continue reading

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"Curious Kittens"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Curious Kittens Author and Photographer: Roy Volkmann Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0385327787 ISBN-10: 0385327781 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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