Monthly Archives: December 2011

"Brave Georgie Goat: Three Little Stories About Growing Up"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Brave Georgie Goat: Three Little Stories About Growing Up Author and Illustrator: Denis Mary Roche Publisher: Dragonfly Books, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0517709641 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0517709643 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0375810060 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0375810064 (Paperback) Language level: … Continue reading

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"Do You See a Mouse?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Do You See a Mouse? Author and illustrator: Bernard Waber  Publisher: Sandpiper, republishsed in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0395722923 (hard cover) ISBN-10: 0395722926 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0395827420 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0395827426 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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"Runt the Hunted"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book:  Runt the Hunted Author: Daniel Schwabauer Publisher: Clear Water Press, 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0-9742972-3-1 Related websites: http://www.DanSchwabauer.com (author), http://www.clearwaterpress.com (publisher) 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 Do You Use to Help Your Body?: Maggie Explores the World of Disabilities"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Do You Use to Help Your Body?: Maggie Explores the World of Disabilities Author: Jewel Kats Illustrator: Richa Kinra Publisher: Loving Healing Press Inc., 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-61599-083-2 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 1-61599-083-6 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-61599-082-5 (paperback) … Continue reading

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"Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework Author: Ann K. Dolin Illustrator: Andrea Greenwich Publisher: Advantage Books, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0-9714609-8-0 Related website: http://www.homeworkmadesimple.com (book), http://www.advantagebooks.net (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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"Where Is the Bear in the City?"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Where Is the Bear in the City? Author: Bonnie Larkin Nims  Illustrator: Madelaine Gill Publisher: Albert Whitman and Co., 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0807589373 ISBN-10: 0807589373 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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"Daddy-Long-Legs"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Daddy-Long-Legs Author and Illustrator: Jean Webster Publisher: Dover Publications Inc., republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0-486-42367-8 ISBN-10: 0-486-42367-0 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: I’m going to give it a 2 because the “d” word appears … Continue reading

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"Three Magic Balls"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Three Magic Balls Author and Illustrator: Richard Egielski  Publisher: HarperCollins, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0060260323 ISBN-10: 0060260327 Language level: 1 (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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"My 'A' Sound Box"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: My “A” Sound Box Author: Jane Belk Moncure  Illustrators: Rebecca Thornburgh, Colin King Publisher: Child’s World ISBN-13: 978-1602531413 (library binding) ISBN-10: 1602531412 (library binding) ISBN-13: 978-1561893843 (paperback) ISBN-10: 1561893846 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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"Seven Lambs: Stories of Peace from the Old Testament"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Seven Lambs: Stories of Peace from the Old Testament Author: Eric Burnett Timar Publisher: CreateSpace, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-466243248 ISBN-10: 1-466243244 Related website: http://peacegarret.wordpress.com (book) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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