Monthly Archives: August 2013

Story Time with Grandma

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Story Time with Grandma Author: Mary Elizabeth Yoder Cover Photographer: Robert K. Monn Publisher: Christian Light Publications, 10th printing in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0878135141 ISBN-10: 0878135146 Related website: http://www.clp.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis Author: K. P. Yohannan Cover Designer: Cynthia Young Publisher: GFA Books, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1595890658 ISBN-10: 1595890653 Related websites: http://www.NoLongeraSlumdog.org (book), http://www.GFA.org (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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Eye of the Oracle: Oracles of Fire, Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Eye of the Oracle: Oracles of Fire, Book 1 Author: Bryan Davis Cover Designer: Daryle Beam Publisher: Living Ink Books, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0899578705 ISBN-10: 0899578705 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods Author: Mary Quattlebaum Illustrator: Laura J. Bryant Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1584693345 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1584693347 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1584693352 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1584693355 (Paperback) Related websites: http://www.maryquattlebaum.com (author), http://www.laurabryant.com (illustrator), … Continue reading

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Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea Author: Marianne Berkes Illustrator: Jill Dubin Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1584693291 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1584693290 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1584693307 ISBN-10: 1584693304 Related websites: http://www.MarianeBerkes.com (author), http://www.JillDubin.com (illustrator), … Continue reading

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Noisy Frog Sing-Along

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Noisy Frog Sing-Along Author and Illustrator: John Himmelman Publisher: Dawn Publications, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1584693390 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1584693398 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1584693406 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1584693401 (Paperback) Related websites: http://www.johnhimmelman.com (author), http://www.dawnpub.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Bully Bean

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bully Bean Authors: Thomas Weck and Peter Weck Illustrator: Len DiSalvo Publisher: Lima Bear Press LLC, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1933872056 ISBN-10: 1933872055 Related website: http://www.limabearpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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How We Got Our Bible

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How We Got Our Bible Author: S. Edward Tesh Publisher: Standard Pub. Com., 1961 ASIN: B0007EBLMA ASIN: B00E436NSW Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Teens and adults Rating: 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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Pickle Things

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pickle Things Author and Illustrator: Marc Tolon Brown Publisher: Scholastic Inc., republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0819310279 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0819310271 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439173568 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439173566 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Guns of the Lion

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Guns of the Lion Author: Douglas Bond Cover Illustrator: Justin Gerrard Publisher: P & R Publishing, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1596381063 ISBN-10: 159638106X Related website: http://www.bondbooks.net (author), http://www.prpbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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