Monthly Archives: March 2011

"The 14 Forest Mice and the Harvest Moon Watch"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The 14 Forest Mice and the Harvest Moon Watch Author: Kazuo Iwamura Illustrator: Kristi Ludwig Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0836804973 (library binding) ISBN-10: 083680497X (library binding) ISBN-13: 978-0836812688 (hard cover) ISBN-10: 0836812689 (hard … Continue reading

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"Hadassah: One Night with the King"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hadassah: One Night with the King Authors: Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen Publisher: Bethany House, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0-7642-2943-5 ISBN-10: 0764229435 Related website: http://www.Hadassah-onenightwiththeking.com (book), http://www.bethanyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Our Favorite Things to Do"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Our Favorite Things to Do Author: Lisa Trumbauer Publisher: Capstone Press, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0736807395 (hardback) ISBN-10: 073680739X (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0736870184 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0736870180 (paperback) Related website: http://www.capstone-press.com Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"We Hide, You Seek"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: We Hide, You Seek Author: Ariane Dewey  Illustrator: Jose Aruego Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, republished in 1988 ISBN-13: 9780688802011 (hardback) ISBN-10: 068880201X (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0688078157 (paperback) ISBN-10: 068807815X (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Pal the Pony"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pal the Pony Author: Ronnie Ann Herman Illustrator: Betina Ogden Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1439596135 (hardback) ISBN-10: 1439596131 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0448412573 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0448412578 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading … Continue reading

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"Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic Author: Betty MacDonald Illustrator: Hilary Knight Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0064401517 ISBN-10: 0064401510 Language level: 2 (some common euphemisms) Reading level: Ages 6-10 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"Dinosaur Island"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dinosaur Island Author and Illustrator: Max Haynes Publisher: Lothrop Lee and Shepard, 1991 ISBN-13: 9780688103309 (hard cover) ISBN: 0688103308 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0688103293 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0688103294 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"My Dog Talks"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: My Dog Talks Author: Gail Herman Illustrator: Ron Fritz Publisher: Scholastic Inc., 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0590221962 ISBN-10: 0590221965 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker … Continue reading

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"The Town That Moved"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Town That Moved Author: Mary Jane Finsand Illustrator: Reg Sandland Publisher: Random House Children’s Books, republished in 1991 ISBN-13: 9780876142004 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0876142005 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0440404897 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0440404894 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing … Continue reading

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"Christmas Horse"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Christmas Horse Author: Glenn Balch Illustrator: Pers Crowell Publisher: Limberlost Press, republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0931659102 ISBN-10: 0931659108 Language level: 2 (some common euphemisms) Reading level: Ages 12-18 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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