Monthly Archives: June 2011

"Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-Up Book You’ll Ever Need, Second Edition"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-Up Book You’ll Ever Need, Second Edition Author: Rieva Lesonsky Publisher: Entrepreneur Press, fifth edition published in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1599183879 ISBN-10: 1599183870 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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"Thimble Summer"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Thimble Summer Author and Illustrator: Elizabeth Enright Publisher: Square Fish, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0312380021 ISBN-10: 031238002X Related website: http://www.squarefishbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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"Cherry Blossoms: Japanese Haiku, Series III"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Cherry Blossoms: Japanese Haiku, Series III Illustrator: Jeff Hill Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, republished in 1982 ISBN-13: 978-0442821579 ISBN-10: 0442821573 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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"The Story of the Constitution"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of the Constitution Author: Saul Bloom Publisher: Christian Liberty Press, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1930367562 ISBN-10: 1930367562 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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"Snow Day"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Snow Day Author: Betsy Maestro  Illustrator: Giulio Maestro Publisher: Scholastic Trade, republished in 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0590412834 (library binding) ISBN-10: 0590412833 (library binding) ISBN-13: 978-0590460835 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0590460838 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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"Word Bird's Winter Words"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Word Bird’s Winter Words Author: Jane Belk Moncure  Illustrator: Vera Kennedy Gohman and Chris McEwan Publisher: Child’s World, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1567668988 (library binding) ISBN-10: 1567668984 (library binding) ISBN-13: 978-0516456041 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0516456040 (paperback) … Continue reading

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"The Gentleman from Indiana"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Gentleman from Indiana Author: Booth Tarkington Illustrator: Henry Hutt Publisher: Forgotten Books, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1440070587 ISBN-10: 144007058X Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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"A History of Ohio"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A History of Ohio Author: Eugene H. Roseboom and Francis P. Weisenburger Illustrator: James H. Rodabaugh Publisher: The Ohio Historical Society, ninth printing of second edition published in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0318424163 ISBN-10: 0318424169 Language level: … Continue reading

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"Summer of the Monkeys"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Summer of the Monkeys Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Yearling, republished in 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0440415800 ISBN-10: 0-440-41580-2 Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 2 (some common euphemisms) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"The Boy's Guide to the Historical Adventures of G. A. Henty"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Boy’s Guide to the Historical Adventures of G. A. Henty Author: William Potter Publisher: The Vision Forum, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-1929241156 ISBN-10: 1929241156 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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