Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Grizzly King: A Romance of the Wild

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Grizzly King: A Romance of the Wild Author: James Oliver Curwood Publisher: PrairieView Press, revised edition published in 1997 ISBN-10: 1-896199-33-X Related website: http://www.PrairieViewPress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

Posted in adventure | Leave a comment

When the Soldiers Were Gone

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When the Soldiers Were Gone Author: Vera W. Propp Cover Illustrator: Dan Andreasen Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1422353103 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1422353109 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0698118812 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0698118812 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.penguin.com (publisher) … Continue reading

Posted in historical fiction | Leave a comment

Whizzer Bat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Whizzer Bat Author: Gill Davies Illustrator: Susi Adams Publisher: Readers Digest, 1997 ISBN-13: 978-1857244441 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1857244443 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1575841670 (Board book) ISBN-10: 1575841673 (Board book) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

Posted in childrens books | Leave a comment

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

Posted in youth nonfiction | Leave a comment

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

Posted in youth nonfiction | 1 Comment

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

Posted in youth nonfiction | Leave a comment

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

Posted in fantasy, short stories | Leave a comment