Monthly Archives: February 2012

Owl Babies

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Owl Babies Author: Martin Waddell  Illustrator: Patrick Benson Publisher: Candlewick, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1564021014 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1564021017 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0763650421 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0763650420 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1564029652 (Board book) ISBN-10: 1564029654 (Board book) Language level: … Continue reading

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That Tickles: The Disney Book of Senses

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: That Tickles: The Disney Book of Senses Author: Cindy West  Illustrator: Larry Moore Publisher: Disney Press, 1993 ISBN-13: 978-1562823832 ISBN-10: 1562823833 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Circus Adventures

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Circus Adventures Author and Illustrator: Lindsey Wolter Publisher: Landmark Editions, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0933849617 ISBN-10: 0933849613 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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29 Bump Street

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: 29 Bump Street Author and Illustrator: Alain Vaes Publisher: Turner Pub., 1996 ISBN-13: 978-1570362927 ISBN-10: 1570362920 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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Salamandastron

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Salamandastron Author: Brian Jacques Illustrator: Gary Chalk Publisher: Firebird, republished in 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0-399-21992-7 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0-14-250152-8 (paperback) Related websites: http://www.redwall.org (series), http://www.firebirdbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Bronze and Granite: Stories and Anecdotes of the Civil War Leaders

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bronze and Granite: Stories and Anecdotes of the Civil War Leaders Author: Judy DiLeo, editor Publisher: Daisy Publications ASIN: B000YDOG4O ASIN: B001RSFA1S  Language level: 3 (a few curse words) Reading level: Of interest to all … Continue reading

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Trappers, Trains, and Mining Claims: Colorado History Stories for the Elementary Level

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Trappers, Trains, and Mining Claims: Colorado History Stories for the Elementary Level Authors: Sam and Linda Simonetta Publisher: Pruett Publishing Co., republished in 1981 ISBN-10: 0-87108-089-3 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0-87108-194-6 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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