Monthly Archives: November 2011

"Pete's Puddles"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pete’s Puddles Authors: Harriet and Hannah Roche Illustrator: Pierre Pratt Publisher: Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, 1998 ISBN-13: 978-1840890310 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 1840890312 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1840890730 (paperback) ISBN-10: 1840890738 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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"Cixi: 'The Dragon Empress'"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Cixi: “The Dragon Empress” Author: Natasha Yim Illustrator: Peter Malone Publisher: Goosebottom Books, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9834256-5-6 Related website: http://www.goosebottombooks.com (publisher) 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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"Secrets of the Magic Ring"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Secrets of the Magic Ring Author: Karen McQuestion Illustrator: Vincent Desjardins Publisher: Amazon Encore, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-612181424 ISBN-10: 1-612181422 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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"Pumpkin Jack"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pumpkin Jack Author and Illustrator: Will Hubbell Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0807566664 ISBN-10: 0807566667 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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"A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree Author: Colleen Monroe  Illustrator: Michael Glenn Monroe Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-1585360024 ISBN-10: 1585360023 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"Coco Makes Music"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Coco Makes Music Author: Karen van Holst Pellekaan Illustrator: Vera de Backker Publisher: Coco Color Publishing, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0836827309 ISBN-10: 0836827309 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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"Meet Me in St. Louis"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Meet Me in St. Louis Author: Sally Benson Publisher: Virginia Publishing Co., republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-1891442261 ISBN-10: 1891442260 Related website: http://www.stl-books.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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