Monthly Archives: May 2013

Slow Turtle Saves the Day

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Author: Agatha Brown Publisher: Modern Publishing, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-1561449507 ISBN-10: 1561449504 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing or profanity; 5=obscenity and/or vulgarity) … Continue reading

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Comrades: A Story for Boys

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Comrades: A Story for Boys Author: Fannie E. Newberry Illustrator: J. Watson Davis Publisher: PrairieView Press, revised edition published in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1-897080-38-2 Related website: http://www.prairieviewpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Christian Mom’s Idea Book: Hundreds of Ideas, Tips, and Activities to Help You Be a Great Mom

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Christian Mom’s Idea Book: Hundreds of Ideas, Tips, and Activities to Help You Be a Great Mom Author: Ellen Banks Elwell Publisher: Crossway, revised edition published in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1581349504 ISBN-10: 1581349505 Related website: … Continue reading

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The Deltora Book of Monsters: by Josef

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Deltora Book of Monsters: by Josef Author: Emily Rodda Illustrator: Marc McBride Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0613506007 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613506006 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439390842 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439390842 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.scholastic.com/deltoraquest Language … Continue reading

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Rex and Lilly: Schooltime

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rex and Lilly: Schooltime Author: Laurie Krasny Brown Illustrator: Marc Brown Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers, republished in 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0316109208 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0316109207 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0316135351 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0316135356 (Paperback) Language level: … Continue reading

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Civil War Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Civil War Stories Author: Ambrose Bierce Publisher: Dover Publications Inc., 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0486280387 ISBN-10: 0486280381 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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Going Buggy!: Jokes About Insects

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Going Buggy!: Jokes About Insects Author: Peter and Connie Roop Illustrator: Joan Hanson Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group, republished in 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0822509882 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0822509881 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0822595304 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0822595303 (Paperback) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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Rennefarre: Dott’s Wonderful Travels and Adventures

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rennefarre: Dott’s Wonderful Travels and Adventures Authors: Tamara Ramsay and Malve von Hassell Illustrator: Monica Minto Publisher: Two Harbors Press, English edition published in 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1938690389 ISBN-10: 1938690389 Related websites: http://www.malvevonhassell.com/ (author), http://www.monicaminto.com (illustrator), … Continue reading

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The Way Home

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Way Home Author: Judith BeneĢt Richardson Illustrator: Salley Mavor Publisher: The Trumpet Club, republished in 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0027761450 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0027761452 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0440847892 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0440847893 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Williwaw!

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Williwaw! Author: Tom Bodett Cover Illustrator: Wayne McLoughlin Publisher: Yearling, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-1435299467 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1435299469 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0375806872 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0375806873 (Paperback) Related websites: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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