Monthly Archives: December 2012

Off to Fight: Young Heroes of History #3

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Off to Fight: Young Heroes of History #3 Author: Alan N. Kay Cover Illustrator: Harry West Publisher: White Mane Kids, 2002 ISBN-13: 978-1-57249-240-0 ISBN-10: 1-57249-240-6 Related websites: http://www.youngheroesofhistory.com/ (series), http://www.whitemane.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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The Incomparable Book: To Guide You as You Read Through It

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Incomparable Book: To Guide You as You Read Through It Author: Wilbur M. Smith Publisher: Baker Book House, 1961 ASIN: B0007FJRYS ASIN: B000O20PA4 Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy Author: Tui T. Sutherland Illustrator: Joy Ang Publisher: Scholastic Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0545349185 ISBN-10: 0545349184 Related websites: http://www.tuibooks.com (author), http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow Author: Allen French Cover Illustrator: Dick Bobnick Publisher: Bethlehem Books, republished in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-1883937010 ISBN-10: 1883937019 Related website: http://www.bethlehembooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Creepy Crawly Critters and Other Halloween Tongue Twisters

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Creepy Crawly Critters and Other Halloween Tongue Twisters Author: Nola BuckĀ  Illustrator: Sue Truesdell Publisher: HarperCollins, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0060248093 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060248092 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064442220 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0064442225 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bud, Not Buddy Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Laurel Leaf; republished in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0553494105 ISBN-10: 0553494104 Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Good News, Bad News Author and Illustrator: Jeff Mack Publisher: Chronicle Books, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1452101101 ISBN-10: 1452101108 Related websites: http://www.jeffmack.com (author), http://www.chroniclebooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Daylight: Managing Your Days Through the Homeschool Years

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Daylight: Managing Your Days Through the Homeschool Years Author: Heidi St. John Publisher: Real Life Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0984432318 ISBN-10: 0984432310 Related websites: http://www.heidistjohn.com (author), http://www.firstclasshomeschool.org (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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Lunch Box Surprise

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lunch Box Surprise Author: Grace Maccarone Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Publisher: Cartwheel, 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0785768302 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0785768300 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0590262675 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 059026267X (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Introduction to Christian Evidences

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Introduction to Christian Evidences Author: Ferrell Jenkins Publisher: Guardian of Truth Foundation, republished in 1989 ASIN: B00072YD6I ASIN: B004TTNBZ4 Related website: http://biblicalstudies.info (author), http://www.truthbooks.net (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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