Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Great Divide

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Great Divide Author: Suzanne Slade Illustrator: Erin E. Hunter Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-5215 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-5307 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-5390 (eBook) Related websites: http://www.SuzanneSlade.com (author), http://www.eehunter.com (illustrator). http://www.SylvanDellPublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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The Pearl

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Pearl Author: John Steinbeck Illustrator: Jose Clemente Orozco Publisher: Penguin Books, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0142000694 ISBN-10: 0142000698 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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Gopher to the Rescue!: A Volcano Recovery Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Gopher to the Rescue!: A Volcano Recovery Story Author: Terry Catasus Jennings Illustrator: Laurie O’Keefe Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-131-6 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-141-5 (paperback) ISBN-13: 978-1-60718-151-4 (ebook) Related website: http://www.terryjennings.wordpress.com (author), http://www.laurieokeefe.com (illustrator), … Continue reading

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Ambition's Not an Awful Word

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ambition’s Not an Awful Word Author: Zack Zage Illustrator: Adam Watkins Publisher: Ivy Court Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-9836078-2-3 ISBN-10: 0-9836078-2-6 Related website: http://www.ivycourtpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Home to Holly Springs

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Home to Holly Springs Author: Jan Karon Publisher: Penguin Books, 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0-670-01825-3 (hard cover) ISBN-13: 978-0-13-311329-0 (paperback) Related websites: http://www.mitfordbooks.com (series), http://www.penguin.com (publisher) Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Jo MacDonald Had a Garden

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Jo MacDonald Had a Garden Author: Mary Quattlebaum Illustrator: Laura J. Bryant Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-164-8 (Hardback) ISBN-13: 978-1-58469-165-5 (Paperback) Related websites: http://www.maryquattlebaum.com (author), http://www.laurabryant.com (illustrator), http://www.dawnpub.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Avenger of Blood

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Avenger of Blood Author: Casey Head Cover Illustrator: Amanda MacEachcron Waters Publisher: Silver Falls Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9832597-7-0 Related website: http://www.silverfallspublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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