Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sir Kendrick and the Castle of Bel Lione

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sir Kendrick and the Castle of Bel Lione Author: Chuck Black Illustrator: Marcella Johnson Publisher: Multnomah Books, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1601421241 ISBN-10: 1601421249 Related website: http://www.kingdomseries.com (author), http://www.mpbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Talk About Light

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Talk About Light Author: Angela Webb Illustrator: Chris Fairclough Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing, republished in 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0863135514 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 086313551X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0531104552 (Library Binding) ISBN-10: 0531104559 (Library Binding) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Switch on the Night

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Switch on the Night Author: Ray Bradbury Illustrators: Leo and Diane Dillon Publisher: Dragonfly Books, reprinted in 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0394917115 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0394917111 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0553112443 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0553112449 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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The Look Again, and Again, and Again, and Again Book

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Look Again, and Again, and Again, and Again Book Author and Illustrator: Beau Gardner Publisher: William Morrow, 1984 ISBN-13: 978-0688038069 ISBN-10: 0688038069 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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In the Reign of Terror: A Story of the French Revolution

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: In the Reign of Terror: A Story of the French Revolution Author: G. A. Henty Illustrator: J. Schonberg Publisher: Dover Publications, republished in 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0486466040 ISBN-10: 0486466043 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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Touching Godliness

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Touching Godliness Author: K. P. Yohannan Publisher: GFA Books, second edition published in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1595891211 ISBN-10: 1595891218 Related website: http://www.gfa.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Breathless

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Breathless Author: Lurlene McDaniel Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 9780385734592 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0385734592 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0440240167 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0440240166 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/teens (publisher) Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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I Watch Flies

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Watch Flies Author: Gladys Conklin Illustrator: Jean Zallinger Publisher: Holiday House, 1977 ISBN-13: 978-0823402908 ISBN-10: 0823402908 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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Billy and Blaze: A Boy and His Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Billy And Blaze: A Boy And His Horse Author and Illustrator: C. W. Anderson Publisher: Aladdin, revised cover edition published in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0899669472 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0899669476 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0689716089 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0689716087 (Paperback) Related … Continue reading

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The Golden Retriever

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Golden Retriever Author: Charlotte Wilcox Publisher: Capstone Press, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-1560653974 ISBN-10: 1560653973 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; … Continue reading

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