Monthly Archives: August 2012

Banished: The Riddled Stone, Book One

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Banished: The Riddled Stone, Book One Author: Teresa Gaskins Publisher: Tabletop Academy Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-892083-16-6 Language level: 1 (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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The Story of Babar the Little Elephant

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of Babar The Little Elephant Author and Illustrator: Jean de Brunhoff Publisher: Mammoth, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0394805757 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0394805755 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0749720292 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0749720298 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Labyrinth Authors:  Thomas Weck and Peter Weck Illustrator: Len DiSalvo Publisher: Lima Bear Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-2-944873-04-9 Related website: http://www.limabearpress.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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Good People Everywhere

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Good People Everywhere Author: Lynea Gillen Illustrator: Kristina Swarner Publisher: Three Pebble Pres LLC, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-9799289-8-7 (print) ISBN-13: 978-0-9799289-9-4 (ebook) Related website: http://www.ThreePebblePress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Goblin

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Princess and the Goblin Author: George MacDonald Illustrator: Arthur Hughes Publisher: Puffin, reissued in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-141-33248-2 Related website:  http://www.puffinbooks.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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The White Isle

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The White Isle Author: Caroline Dale Snedeker Illustrator: Alexander Elkorek Publisher: American Home School Publishing, reprinted in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-9667067-3-4 ISBN-10: 0-9667067-3-0 Related website:  http://www.ahsp.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Ka-Boom!

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ka-Boom! Author: Alyce Joy Rininger Illustrator: Diane Lucas Publisher:  Halo Publishing International, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-61244-069-9 Related website: http://www.halopublishing.com (publisher) 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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The High-Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The High-Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate Author and Illustrator: Scott Nash Publisher: Candlewick Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0-7636-3264-9 Related website:  www.candlewick.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Liberty's Children: Stories of Eleven Revolutionary War Children

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Liberty’s Children: Stories of Eleven Revolutionary War Children Author: Scotti Cohn Publisher:  The Globe Pequot Press, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0-7627-2734-6 Related website: http://www.GlobePequot.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Seven Men Who Rule the World from the Grave

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Seven Men Who Rule the World from the Grave Author: David Breese Publisher:  Moody Publishers, 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0-8024-8448-2 Related website: http://www.moodypublishers.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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