Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fairy Houses…Unbelievable!: A Photographic Tour

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Fairy Houses…Unbelievable!: A Photographic Tour Authors and Illustrators: Barry and Tracy Kane Publisher: Light-Beams Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-9708104-8-9 Related websites: http://www.fairyhouses.com (series), http://www.light-beams.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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I Hear, I See, I Touch

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Hear, I See, I Touch Author and Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury Publisher: Candlewick, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-1564026910 ISBN-10: 1564026914 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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Millions of Cats

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Millions of Cats Author and Illustrator: Wanda Gag  Publisher: Puffin, republished in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0399233159 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0399233156 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0142407080 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0142407089 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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A Boy, A Dog, and a Frog

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog Author and Illustrator: Mercer Mayer  Publisher: Dial, republished in 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0803728806 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0803728808 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140546118 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140546111 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Big Truths for Little Kids: Teaching Your Children to Live for God

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Big Truths for Little Kids: Teaching Your Children to Live for God Authors: Susan Hunt and Richie Hunt Illustrator: Nancy Munger Publisher: Crossway, 1999 ISBN-13: 978-1581341065 ISBN-10: 1581341067 Related website: http://www.crossway.org (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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A Million Fish…More or Less

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Million Fish…More or Less Author: Patricia McKissack Illustrator: Dena Schutzer Publisher: Dragonfly Books, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0785784883 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0785784888 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0679880868 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0679880860 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Night Buddies and the Pineapple Cheesecake Scare

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Night Buddies and the Pineapple Cheesecake Scare Author: Sands Hetherington Illustrator: Jessica Love Publisher: Dune Buggy Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-9847417-1-7 ISBN-10: 0-9847417-1-2 Related websites: http://www.nightbuddiesadventures.com (book), http://www.jessicalove.com (illustrator), http://www.dunebuggypress.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Eli's Quest for Truth

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Eli’s Quest for Truth Author: Casey Head  Publisher: Silver Falls Publishing, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-9832597-5-6 Related website: http://www.silverfallspublishing.com (publisher) 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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Freight Train

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Freight Train Author and Illustrator: Donald Crews  Publisher: Greenwillow Books, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0688801656 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 068880165X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0688129408 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0688129404 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0688149000 (Board book) ISBN-10: 0688149006 (Board book) Language level: … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Snowy Day Author and Illustrator: Ezra Jack Keats Publisher: Viking Juvenile, 50th Anniversary Edition published in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0670012701 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 067001270X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140501827 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140501827 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0670867332 (Board book) ISBN-10: … Continue reading

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