Monthly Archives: August 2011

"Come Here, Tiger"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Come Here, Tiger! Author: Alex Moran  Illustrator: Lisa Campbell Ernst Publisher: Perfection Learning, 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0756904807 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756904803 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152048600 (paperback) ISBN-10: 015204860X (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Paws and Claws"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Paws and Claws Authors: Erica Farber and J. R. Sansevere Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0679894872 ISBN-10: 067989487X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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"A Cat's Alphabet Book"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Cat’s Alphabet Book Author and Illustrator: Sally O. Lee Publisher: Sally Lee Books, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1456469085 ISBN-10: 1456469088 Related website: http://www.sallyleebooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"Dael and the Painted People"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dael and the Painted People Author: Allan Richard Shickman Cover Illustrator: Sophie Binder Publisher: Earthshaker Books, 2011 ISBN-13:978-0-9790357-6-0 Related websites: http://www.zan-gah.net and http://www.zan-gah.com  Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"Totem Poles"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Totem Poles Author: Jennifer Frantz  Illustrator: Chi Chung Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0448425030 Language level: 0448425033 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing or … Continue reading

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"Atlas of the Presidents"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Atlas of the Presidents Author: Donald E. Cooke Illustrator: Dwight Dobbins Publisher: Hammond World Atlas Corp., revised edition published in 1982 ISBN-13: 978-0843710458 ISBN-10: 0843710454 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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"Captain Zap and the Evil Baron von Fishhead"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Captain Zap and the Evil Baron von Fishhead Authors: Jon Buller and Susan Schade Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0606198899 (hardback) ISBN-10: 060619889X (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0613323703 (library binding) ISBN-10: 061332370X (library … Continue reading

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"We Came In Peace: The Story of Man in Space"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: We Came in Peace: The Story of Man in Space Author: LeRoi Smith, editor Illustrator: William Reid, art director Publisher: Classic Press Inc., 1969 ISBN-13: 978-1112997389 ISBN-10: 1112997385 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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"Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job Author: Willo Davis Roberts Cover Illustrator: Lori Savastano Publisher: Fawcett, republished in 1987 ISBN-13: 978-0449701775 ISBN-10: 0449701778 Language level: I’ll say 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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"How Nature Works: 100 Ways Parents and Kids Can Share the Secrets of Nature"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How Nature Works: 100 Ways Parents and Kids Can Share the Secrets of Nature Author: David Burnie Publisher: Readers Digest, 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0895773913 ISBN-10: 0895773910 Related website: http://www.readersdigest.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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