Monthly Archives: March 2011

"Fire in the Wind"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Fire in the Wind Author: Elizabeth Baker Illustrator: Robert MacLean Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961 ASIN: B0007E1QNY ASIN: B001VMP3OY Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 10-15 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"Two Journeys: A Story of Silver Falls"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Two Journeys: A Story of Silver Falls Author: Casey Head Illustrator: Rebecca Noble Carwile Publisher: Silver Falls Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9832597-1-8 Related website: http://www.silverfallspublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 10-15 Rating: … Continue reading

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"The Light at Tern Rock"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Light at Tern Rock Author: Julia L. Sauer Illustrator: Georges Schreiber Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0-14-036857-4 ISBN-10: 0-14-036857-4 Related website: http://www.penguinputnam.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (one common euphemism) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"The White Stallion"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The White Stallion Author: Elizabeth Shub Illustrator: Rachel Isadora Publisher: Yearling, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 987-0-440-41292-2 ISBN-10: 0-440-41292-7 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 7-0 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. … Continue reading

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"My Visit to the Dinosaurs"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: My Visit to the Dinosaurs Author and Illustrator: Aliki Brandenburg Publisher: Celebration Press, republished in 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0673761286 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0673761282 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064450201 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0064450201 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Oh Kojo! How Could You! An Ashanti Tale"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Oh Kojo! How Could You! An Ashanti Tale Author: Verna Aardema Illustrator: Marc Brown Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0241113752 (hardback) ISBN-10: 024111375X (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0140546699 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0140546693 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing … Continue reading

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"Wilderness Cat"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wilderness Cat Author: Natalie Kinsey-Warnock  Illustrator: Mark Graham Publisher: Dutton Juvenile, 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0525650683 ISBN-10: 0525650687 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For … Continue reading

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