Monthly Archives: December 2011

"When Elephant Goes to a Party"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When Elephant Goes to a Party Author: Sonia Levitin Illustrator: Jeff Seaver Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0873587518 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0873587510 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439391269 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0439391261 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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"Red Are the Apples"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Red Are the Apples Authors: Marc Harshman and Cheryl Ryan Illustrator: Wade Zahares Publisher: Sandpiper, republished in 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0152019174 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0152019170 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152060657 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0152060650 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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"The Prophet"

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Prophet Author and Illustrator: Kahlil Gibran Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0679440673 ISBN-10: 0679440674 Language level: 1 (but the pictures might be rated 5) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Loamhedge"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Loamhedge Author: Brian Jacquces Illustrator: David Elliot Publisher: Perfection Learning, republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0756934064 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756934060 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0441011902 (paperback) ISBN-10: 044101190X (paperback) Related website: http://www.redwall.org (series) Language level: I’m going to say … Continue reading

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"Sunshine Makes the Seasons"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sunshine Makes the Seasons Author: Franklyn M. Branley Illustrator: Michael Rex Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0060592059 ISBN-10: 0060592052 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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"With You All the Way"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: With You All the Way Author: Max Lucado Illustrator: Chuck Gillies Publisher: Crossway Books, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-1581342109 ISBN-10: 1581342101 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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"What Can It Be?: Riddles About the Seasons"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book:  What Can It Be?: Riddles About the Seasons Author: Jacqueline A. Ball Publisher: Silver Burdett Press, 1989 ISBN-13: 978-0671685836 ISBN-10: 067168583X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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