Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Fourth of July on the Plains

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Fourth of July on the Plains Author: Jean Van Leeuwen Illustrator: Henri Sorensen Publisher: Dial, 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0803717725 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0803717725 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0021484126 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0021484120 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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At the Little Brown House

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: At the Little Brown House Author: Ruth Alberta Brown Illustrator: Angela Tuite Publisher: PrairieViewPress, revised edition published in 1996 ISBN-10: 1-896199-21-6 Related website: http://www.PrairieViewPress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Leaf and the Long Ice: Twig Stories, Volume 3

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Leaf and the Long Ice: Twig Stories, Volume 3 Author: Jo Marshall Illustrator: D.W. Murray Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1480080881 ISBN-10: 1480080888 Related websites: http://www.twigstories.com (series), http://www.dwmurraybooks.com (illustrator), http://www.CreateSpace.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: There’s No Place Like Home Author: Candy Summers Publisher: Christian Home Educators Fellowship or CHEF of Missouri, 2004 Related websites: http://theresnoplacelikehome-summers.com/ (author), http://www.chef-missouri.com/ (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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When I’m Sleepy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When I’m Sleepy Author: Jane R. Howard Illustrator: Lynne Cherry Publisher: Puffin, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0613319096 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613319095 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140567595 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140567593 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0525455615 (Board book) ISBN-10: 0525455612 (Board book) Language level: … Continue reading

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If It Weren’t for Farmers

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: If It Weren’t for Farmers Author: Allan Fowler Publisher: Children’s Press, republished in 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0516060095 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0516060090 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0516460093 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0516460099 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Sleepy Book

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sleepy Book Author: Charlotte Zolotow Illustrator: Stefano Vitale Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0060278731 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060278730 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064432399 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0064432394 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Case For A Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Case For A Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward GodAuthor: Lee Strobel Publisher: Zondervan, paperback edition published in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0310241447 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0310241448 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0310242093 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0310242096 (Paperback) … Continue reading

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Captain’s Command

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Captain’s CommandAuthor: Anna Myers Cover Illustrator: Greg Shed Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished in 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0802787064 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0802787061 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1477619070 ISBN-10: 1477619070 Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 1 (the word … Continue reading

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Ira Sleeps Over

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ira Sleeps OverAuthor and Illustrator: Bernard Waber Publisher: Sandpiper, Book & CD published in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0395138939 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0395138930 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0395205037 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0395205034 (Paperback) ISBN-13: 978-0618852826 (Read Along Book & CD) ISBN-10: … Continue reading

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