Monthly Archives: September 2011

"Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme Author and Illustrator: Nadine Bernard Westcott  Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0833589903 (Hardback) ISBN-10: 0833589903 (Hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0140548525 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140548521 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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"Baby Alligator"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Baby Alligator Author: Ginjer L. Clarke  Illustrator: Neecy Twinem Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0448418513 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0448418517 (hardback) ISBN-13: 978-0448420950 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0448420953 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Prairie School"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Prairie School Author: Avi (Edward Irving Wortis) Illustrator: Bill Farnsworth Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0060513184 ISBN-10: 0060513187 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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"The Tree Monkeys"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Tree Monkeys Author: Wynne Marshall Illustrator: Cynthia G. Hale Publisher: Tate Publishing and Enterprises, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-61777-298-6 ISBN-10: 1-61777-298-4 Related website: http://www.tatepublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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"First Graders From Mars, Episode #1: Horus's Horrible Day"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: First Graders From Mars, Episode #1: Horus’s Horrible Day Author: Shana Corey  Illustrator: Mark Teague Publisher: Scholastic Press, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0439319553 ISBN-10: 0439319552 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"Understood Betsy"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Understood Betsy Author: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Publisher: Wilder Publications, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1604595215 ISBN-10: 1604595213 Language level: 2 (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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"The Elf's Hat"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Elf’s Hat Author: Brigitte Weninger  Illustrator: John A. Rowe Publisher: North-South/Night Sky Books, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0735812543 ISBN-10: 0735812543 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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"Teletubbies and the Magic Pumpkin"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Teletubbies and the Magic Pumpkin Author: Bonnie Bader Illustrator: Emilie Kong Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0439155144 ISBN-10: 0439155142 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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"Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel Author and Illustrator: Christopher Wormell Publisher: Dial, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0803725089 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0803725086 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0099413882 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0099413884 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Tiger Time for Stanley"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tiger Time for Stanley Author and Illustrator: Andrew Griffin Publisher: Scholastic Inc., republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0786805952 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0786805951 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439287111 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439287111 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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