Monthly Archives: March 2013

When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection Author: Norman R. Yetman, editor Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0486420707 ISBN-10: 0486420701 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Doug and the Old CJ

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Doug and the Old CJ Author: Bill Nelson Publisher: Infinity Publishing, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0741451750 ISBN-10: 0741451751 Related website: http://www.buybooksontheweb.com (online bookstore), http://www.infinitypublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Fox

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Fox Author: Angela Royston Illustrator: Bernard Robinson Publisher: Kingfisher Books Ltd., republished in 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0531090664 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0531090663 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0824982447 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0824982444 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Dark Frigate

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Dark Frigate Author: Charles Boardman Hawes Illustrator: Warren Chappell Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers, reprinted in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0316350099 ISBN-10: 0316350095 Related website: http://www.lb-kids.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Year Without a Santa Claus

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Year Without a Santa Claus Author: Phyllis McGinley Illustrator: John Manders Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Children, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0761457992 ISBN-10: 0761457992 Related website: http://www.marshallcavendish.us/kids (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemistic “gosh” appears once) … Continue reading

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Earthworms

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Earthworms Author: Terry Jennings Illustrator: David Anstey Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0199182565 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0199182566 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0199182503 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0199182507 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Um … Mommy, I Think I Flushed My Brother Down The Toilet, Again: Return to Yuck Kingdom

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Um … Mommy, I Think I Flushed My Brother Down The Toilet, Again: Return to Yuck Kingdom Author: Jeff Rivera Illustrator: Danko Hererra Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Inc., 2013 ASIN: B00AYNPUO4 Related website: http://jeffrivera.com (author) … Continue reading

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