Monthly Archives: April 2013

What Is an Insect?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Is an Insect? Author: Jenifer W. Day Illustrator: Dorothea Barlowe Publisher: Golden Press, 1987 ISBN-13: 978-0307118035 ISBN-10: 0307118037 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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What Do You See When You Look at Me?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Do You See When You Look at Me? Author and Photographer: Sarah E. Sauer Publisher: Halo Publishing Intl., 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1-61244-147-4 Related website: http://www.halopublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Bugs, Big and Little

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bugs, Big and Little Author: Alice Lightner Hopf Publisher: J. Messner, 1980 ISBN-13: 978-0671340148 ISBN-10: 067134014X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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The Magic World

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Magic World Author: Edith Nesbit Cover Illustrator: Paul Finn Publisher: Puffin, reissued in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0140367652 ISBN-10: 0140367659 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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An Army of Frogs: A Kulipari Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: An Army of Frogs: A Kulipari Novel Author: Trevor Pryce with Joel Naftali Illustrator: Sanford Greene Publisher: Amulet Books, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1419701726 ISBN-10: 141970172X Related website: http://www.amuletbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Li Lun, Lad of Courage

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Li Lun, Lad of Courage Author: Carolyn Treffinger Illustrator: Kurt Wiese Publisher: Walker Publishing Company Inc. Children’s, 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0687216932 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0687216931 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0802774682 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0802774687 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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The Chinese Mirror

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Chinese Mirror Author: Mirra Ginsburg Illustrator: Margot Zemach Publisher: Sandpiper, republished in 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0152004200 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0152004203 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152175085 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0152175083 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Seth and Sara Ask…Does God Love Michael’s Two Daddies?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Seth and Sara Ask…Does God Love Michael’s Two Daddies? Author: Sheila K. Butt Illustrator: Ken Perkins Publisher: Apologetics Press, 200 ISBN-13: 978-0-932859-94-5 ISBN-10: 0-932859-94-1 Related website: http://www.ApologeticsPress.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Beavers Beware!

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Beavers Beware! Author: Barbara Brenner Illustrator: Emily Arnold McCully Publisher: Bank Street, 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0553074987 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0553074989 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0553353860 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0553353861 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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True to the Last, or, My Boyhood’s Hero

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: True to the Last, or, My Boyhood’s Hero Author: Evelyn Ward Everett-Green Publisher: PrairieView Press, revised edition published in 2003 ISBN-10: 1-896199-30-5 Related website: http://www.prairieviewpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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