Monthly Archives: September 2012

Something Special

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Something Special Author and Illustrator: David McPhail Publisher: Little Brown and Co., republished in 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0316563246 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0316563242 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0316563338 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0316563331 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Tales of Ancient Egypt

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tales of Ancient Egypt Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Illustrator: Heather Copley Publisher: Puffin, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-141-33259-8 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Date Your Wife: A Husband's Guide

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Date Your Wife: A Husband’s Guide Author: Justin Buzzard Cover Illustrator: John Wilson Publisher: Crossway, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-3135-4 Related websites: http://www.JustinBuzzard.net (author), http://www.crossway.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Why Not, Lafayette?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Why Not, Lafayette? Author: Jean Fritz Illustrator: Ronald Himler Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0-698-11882-9 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publishser) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Dogs in the Dead of Night: Magic Tree House #46

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dogs in the Dead of Night: Magic Tree House #46 Author: Mary Pope Osborne Illustrator: Sal Murdocca Publisher: Random House, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-375-96824-2 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0-375-86824-5 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0-375-89876-1 (eBook) Related website: http://www.MagicTreeHouse.com (series), http://www.randomhouse.com/kidsContinue reading

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A Porcupine Named Fluffy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Porcupine Named Fluffy Author: Helen Lester  Illustrator: Lynn Munsinger Publisher: Sandpiper, republished in 1989 ISBN-13: 978-0395368954 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0395368952 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0395520185 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0395520185 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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A Weekend with Wendell

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Weekend with Wendell Author and Illustrator: Kevin Henkes  Publisher: Greenwillow Books, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0688063252 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 068806325X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0688140243 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0688140246 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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