Monthly Archives: February 2012

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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Dirty Birdy Feet

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dirty Birdy Feet Author: Rick Winter  Illustrator: Mike Lester Publisher: Rising Moon Books, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0873587686 ISBN-10: 0873587685 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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Eye on the Iditarod: Aisling's Quest

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Eye on the Iditarod: Aisling’s Quest Authors: Aisling Lara Shepherd with Hope Irvin Marston Illustrator: Bob Renaud Publisher: Windward Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-89317-071-4 Related website: http://www.HopeIrvinMarsston.com (author), http://www.finneyco.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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The Leprechaun in the Basement

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Leprechaun In The Basement Author: Kathy Tucker Illustrator: John Sandford Publisher: Turtleback, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0613757447 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613757440 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0807544518 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0807544515 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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"Grandfather's Tales of Colonial Days"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Grandfather’s Tales of Colonial Days Author: Frank H. Sweet Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers, 1907 ASIN: B001R681S4 ASIN: B0008D15BC 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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Cats and Robbers

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Cats and Robbers Author: Jan Wahl Illustrator: Dolores Avendano Publisher: Tambourine, republished in 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0688130428 ISBN-10: 0688130429 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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Astronauts Are Sleeping

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Astronauts Are Sleeping Author: Natalie Standiford  Illustrator: Allen Garns Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0679869993 ISBN-10: 0679869999 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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