Monthly Archives: July 2013

Detectives in Togas

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Detectives in Togas Author: Henry Winterfeld Illustrator: Charlotte Kleinert Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0152162924 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0152162925 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152162801 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0152162801 (Paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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All About Color Blindness: A Guide to Color Vision Deficiency for Kids (and Grown-ups Too)

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: All About Color Blindness: A Guide to Color Vision Deficiency for Kids (and Grown-ups Too) Author: Karen Rae Levine Illustrator: Frank Walls Publisher: Halesite Press LLC, republished in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0988561519 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0988561514 (Hardcover) … Continue reading

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Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis Author and Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, reprinted in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0590474665 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0590474669 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439598392 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439598397 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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A B Cedar: An Alphabet of Trees

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A B Cedar: An Alphabet of Trees Author: George Ella Lyon Illustrator: Tom Parker Publisher: Orchard Books, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0531057957 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 053105795X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0531070802 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0531070808 (Paperback) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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Beyond the Summerland: The Binding of the Blade, Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Beyond the Summerland: The Binding of the Blade, Book 1 Author: L. B. Graham Illustrator: Larry Elmore Publisher: P & R Press, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0875527208 ISBN-10 0875527205 Related websites: http://www.bindingoftheblade.com (series), http://www.prpbooks.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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M & M and the Halloween Monster

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: M & M and the Halloween Monster Author: Pat Ross Illustrator: Marylin Hafner Publisher: Puffin, republished in1993 ISBN-13: 978-0670830039 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0670830038 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140342475 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140342478 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Mountain Dog

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mountain Dog Author: Margarita Engle Illustrators: Aleksey and Olga Ivanov Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0805095166 ISBN-10: 0805095160 Related website: http://www.mackids.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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