Monthly Archives: December 2011

"A House Is Not a Home"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A House Is Not a Home Author: Anne Liersch  Illustrator: Christa Unzner Publisher: North-South Books, 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0735811560 ISBN-10: 0735811563 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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"Treasures in the Dust"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Treasures in the Dust Author: Tracey Porter Cover Illustrator: Harry Bliss Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0064407700 ISBN-10: 0064407705 Related website: http://www.harperchildrens.com Language level: I’ll give it a 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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"Someday We'll Have Very Good Manners"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Someday We’ll Have Very Good Manners Author: Harriet Ziefert  Illustrator: Chris Demarest Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0399235580 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0399235582 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439305044 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0439305047 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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"The Redskins: Or Indian and Injin"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Redskins: Or Indian and Injin Author: James Fenimore Cooper Publisher: CSP Classic Texts, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1443805636 ISBN-10: 1443805637 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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"Pet Wash"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pet Wash Author: Dayle Ann Dodds  Illustrator: Tor Freeman Publisher: Candlewick, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0763609894 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0763609897 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0763609900 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0763609900 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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"Franklin Plants a Tree"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Franklin Plants a Tree Author: Sharon Jennings  Illustrator: Brenda Clark Publisher: Kids Can Press, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1550748789 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1550748785 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439203821 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439203821 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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"Break-Out at the Bug Lab"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Break-Out at the Bug Lab Author: Ruth Horowitz Illustrator: Joan Holub  Publisher: Puffin, 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0756912079 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756912075 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0142302002 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0142302007 (paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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"Tiny the Snow Dog"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tiny the Snow Dog Author: Cari Meister  Illustrator: Rich Davis Publisher: Penguin Young Readers, reissued in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0613644266 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613644263 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140567083 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0140567089 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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"Find the Wild Animal"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Find the Wild Animal Author: Cate Foley  Publisher: Children’s Press, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0516230986 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0516230980 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0516230238 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0516230239 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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"Charmander Sees a Ghost: Pokemon Tales, Volume 1"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Charamander Sees A Ghost: Pokemon Tales, Volume 1 Author: Akihito Toda Illustrator: Kagemaru Himeno Publisher: VIZ Media LLC, 1999 ISBN-13: 978-1569313831 ISBN-10: 1569313830 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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