Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mei Ling Discovers Jack Miner

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mei Ling Discovers Jack Miner Author: Jane Buttery Illustrator: Yolanda Lamoure Publisher: Truelight, second printing published in 2000 ISBN-13: 9780969998426 ISBN-10: 0-9699984-2-2 Related website: http://www.truestorybooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “gosh” appears once) (1=nothing … Continue reading

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A Child's Garden of Verses

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Child’s Garden of Verses Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrator: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Star Bright Books, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1-59572-057-3 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 159572057X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1-59572-263-8 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1595722637 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.brianwildsmith.com (author), … Continue reading

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The Bremen Town Musicians

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Bremen Town Musicians Author and Illustrator: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Star Bright Books, republished in 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-59572-345-1 (Hardback) ISBN-10: 1595723455 (Hardback) ISBN-13: 978-1-59572-346-8 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1595723463 (Paperback) Related websites: http://www.brianwildsmith.com (author), http://www.starbrightbooks.com (publisher) Language … Continue reading

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Religions of America

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Religions of America Author: Leo Rosten Publisher: Simon & Schuster, republished in 1975) ISBN-10: 0671219715 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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Petunia

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Petunia Author and Illustrator: Roger Duvoisin Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0394808659 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0394808657 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0440417545 (paperback) ISBN-10: 0440417546 (paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories Author: Joan Aiken  Illustrator: Kevin Hawkes Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 1975 ISBN-13: 978-0756956868 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756956862 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140307542 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140307540 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.joanaiken.com Language … Continue reading

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The Tub People

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Tub People Author: Pam Conrad  Illustrator: Richard Egielski Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0785709091 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0785709096 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064433068 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0064433064 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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