Monthly Archives: April 2011

"I'll Play with You"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I’ll Play With You Author: Mary McKenna Siddals  Illustrator: David Wisniewski Publisher: Clarion Books, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0395903735 ISBN-10: 0395903735 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 3-8 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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"Harvest Blizzard: A Story of Silver Falls"

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Harvest Blizzard: A Story of Silver Falls Author: Casey Head Illustrator: Rebecca Noble Carwile Publisher: Silver Falls Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9832597-2-5 Related website: http://www.silverfallspublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 10-15 … Continue reading

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"A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael Author: Edith Mary Pargenter (aka Ellis Peters) Illustrator: Clifford Harper Publisher: Mysterious Press, republished 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0892963973 ISBN-10: 0892963973 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"Look Who's in the Thanksgiving Play: A Lift-the-Flap Story"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Look Who’s In The Thanksgiving Play!: A Lift-the-Flap Story Author: Andrew Clements  Illustrator: Mavis Smith Publisher: Little Simon, 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0689828072 ISBN-10: 0689828071 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 2-5 Rating: 4 stars … Continue reading

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"Ruby and the Noisy Hippo"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ruby and the Noisy Hippo Author and Illustrator: Helen Stephens Publisher: Kingfisher,  republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 9780753452264 (hardcover) ISBN: 075345226X (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0753406236 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0753406233 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages … Continue reading

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"The Squirrels' Thanksgiving"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Squirrels’ Thanksgiving Author: Steven Kroll  Illustrator: Jeni Bassett Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 1991 ISBN-13: 9780823408238 (hardcover) ISBN: 082340823X (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439240291 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0439240298 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4 … Continue reading

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"Buried Treasures: Uncovering Secrets of the Past"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Buried Treasures: Uncovering Secrets of the Past Author and Photographer: Stephane Compoint Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-8109-9781-3 Related website: http://www.abramsyoungreaders.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9 and … Continue reading

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