Monthly Archives: July 2011

"Economics: A Free Market Reader"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Economics: A Free Market Reader Authors: Jane A. Williams and Kathryn Daniels Publisher: Bluestocking Press, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0942617443 ISBN-10: 0942617444 Related website: http://www.BluestockingPress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat Author: Hans Talhoffer Publisher: Greenhill Books, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-1853677069 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0760780110 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1853675829 (paperback) ISBN-10: 1853675822 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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"The Medieval Underworld"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book:  The Medieval Underworld Author: Andrew McCall Publisher: Sutton Publishing, republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0750937276 ISBN-10: 0750937270 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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"Squaw Winter"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Squaw Winter Author: Violet Morgan Publisher: The Greenfield Printing and Publishing Co., 1955 ASIN: B0007DU7R6 Language level: 3 (a few euphemisms and one instance of taking the Lord’s name in vain) Reading level: For teenagers … Continue reading

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"Mary Alice in the Palace"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mary Alice in the Palace Authors and Illustrators: Clair Helgesen, and D. Gade Finucane, Publisher: Reilly and Lee Co., 1967 ASIN: B0006BPNO6 ASIN: B00005WDU6 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 9-12 Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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"Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times–and What the Neighbors Thought"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times–and What the Neighbors Thought Author: Kathleen Krull Illustrator: Kathryn Hewitt Publisher: Sandpiper, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0152480103 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0152480102 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152164362 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0152164367 (paperback) … Continue reading

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"Shane"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Shane Author: Jack Schaefer Publisher: Bantam, republished in 1983 ISBN-13: 978-0553271102 ISBN-10: 0553271105 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing or profanity; 5=obscenity … Continue reading

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