Monthly Archives: June 2012

Swimmy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Swimmy Author and Illustrator: Leo Lionni  Publisher: Dragonfly Books, republished in 1973 ISBN-13: 978-0394817132 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0394817133 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0394826202 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0394826205 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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River Rampage: The Sam Cooper Adventure Series, Volume 3

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: River Rampage: The Sam Cooper Adventure Series, Volume 3 Author: Max Elliot Anderson Illustrator: Anna O’Brien Publisher: Port Yonder Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-935600152 ISBN-10: 193560015X Related websites:  http://www.maxbooks.9k.com/index_1.html  (author), http://www.PortYonderPress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains Author: Owen Wister Publisher: Dover Publications Inc., republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0486449043 ISBN-10: 0-486-44904-1 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ernie Pyle’s War: America’s Eyewitness to World War II Author: James Tobin Cover Illustrator: Paul Smith Publisher: University Press of Kansas, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0743284769 ISBN-10: 0743284763 Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer Author: Jennifer Gennari Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-547-57739-5 Related websites: http://www.jengennari.com (author), http://www.hmhbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (hard to say—nothing obscene or vulgar but uses terms … Continue reading

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The Story of the Other Wise Man

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of the Other Wise Man Author: Henry van Dyke Publisher: Ballantine Books, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0345406958 ISBN-10: 0345406958 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Shakespeare's Scribe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Shakespeare’s Scribe Author: Gary Blackwood Cover Illustrator: Greg Call Publisher: Puffin , republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0142300664 ISBN-10: 0142300667 Related website: http://www.penguinputnam.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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