Monthly Archives: November 2012

I Had a Hippopotamus

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Had a Hippopotamus Author and Illustrator: Hector Viveros Lee Publisher: Lee and Low Books, republished in 1999) ISBN-13: 978-1880000281 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1880000288 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1880000625 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1880000628 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Happy Miss Rat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Happy Miss Rat Author and Illustrator: Peter Firmin  Publisher: Yearling, republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0440500810 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0440500818 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0440403821 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0440403820 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Ten Tiny Turtles: A Crazy Counting Book

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ten Tiny Turtles: A Crazy Counting Book Author and Illustrator: Paul Cherrill  Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0395712504 ISBN-10: 0395712505 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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Twelve Bright Trumpets

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Twelve Bright Trumpets Author: Margaret Leighton Civer Illustrator: Alexander Elkorek Publisher: American Home School Publishing LLC, republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0966706758 ISBN-10: 0966706757 Related website: http://www.ahsp.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Smoky the Cowhorse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Smoky the Cowhorse Author and Illustrator: Will James Publisher: Aladdin, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1416949411 ISBN-10: 1416949410 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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War Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: War Horse Author: Michael Morpurgo Publisher: Scholastic Press, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0545403351 ISBN-10: 0545403359 Related website: http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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Game Changers: Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Game Changers: Book 1 Author: Mike Lupica  Cover Illustrator: Phil Falco Publisher: Scholastic Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0545381826 ISBN-10: 0545381827 Related websites: http://www.mikelupicasbooks.com (author), http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Little Elephant

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Little Elephant Author: Miela Ford  Illustrator: Tana Hoban Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0688131401 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0688131409 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0153133862 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0153133864 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Monster Soup and Other Spooky Poems

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Monster Soup And Other Spooky Poems Author: Dilys Evans Illustrator: Jacqueline Rogers Publisher: Cartwheel Books, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0606078832 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0606078835 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0590452090 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0590452096 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Some Smug Slug

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Some Smug Slug Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards  Illustrator: Henry Cole Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books, reprinted in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0060247898 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060247894 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064435024 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0064435024 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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