Monthly Archives: May 2011

"Pi-Shu, the Little Panda"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pi-Shu: The Little Panda Author: John Butler  Publisher: Peachtree Publishers, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1561452422 ISBN-10: 1561452422 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 5-7 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker For more … Continue reading

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"Golden Bear"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Golden Bear Author: Ruth Young  Illustrator: Rachel Isadora Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0140509595 ISBN-10: 0140509593 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 2-6 Rating: 4 stars (GOOD) Reviewed by Wayne S. Walker … Continue reading

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"The Dragon in the Ghetto Caper"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Dragon in the Ghetto Caper Author and Illustrator: Elaine L. Konigsburg Publisher: Aladdin, republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0689823282 ISBN-10: 0689823282 Language level: 3 (taking the name of God in vain) Reading level: for ages … Continue reading

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"Kavik the Wolf Dog"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kavik the Wolf Dog Author: Walt Morey Illustrator: Peter Parnall Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0140384239 ISBN-10: 0140384235 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable—one euphemism) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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"Walking Through Walls"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Walking Through Walls Author: Karen Cioffi Illustrator: Aidana WillowRaven Publisher: 4RV Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9826594-7-2 Related websites: http://walkingthrougwalls-kcioffi.blogspot.com (book), http://karenandrobyn.blogspot.com (author), http://WillowRaven.weebly.com (illustrator), http://4rvpublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Grades 6-8 Rating: … Continue reading

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"G. W. Frog and the Pumpkin Patch Bandit"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book:  G. W. Frog and the Pumpkin Patch Bandit Author and Illustrator: George W. Everett Publisher: WestBow Press, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1-4497-0759-0 Related websites: http://www.gwfrog.com (series), http://www.avodahteachingfellowship.com (author), http://www.westbowpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: … Continue reading

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"Laura's Rose: The Story of Rose Wilder Lane"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Laura’s Rose: The Story of Rose Wilder Lane Author: William T. Anderson Publisher: Anderson Publications, republished in 1984 ISBN-13: 978-0961008833 ISBN-10: 0961008830 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 8 and up Rating: 5 … Continue reading

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