Monthly Archives: November 2013

Karate Class Mystery: Invisible Inc., No. 5

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Karate Class Mystery: Invisible Inc., No. 5 Author: Elizabeth Levy Illustrator: Denise Brunkus Publisher: Cartwheel, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0606094740 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0606094741 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0590603232 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 059060323X (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Storm in the Night

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Storm in the Night Author: Mary Stolz Illustrator: Pat Cummings Publisher: HarperCollins, reprinted in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0812495942 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0812495942 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064432566 ISBN-10: 0064432564 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Mark Twain and the River

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mark Twain and the River Author: Sterling North Illustrator: Victor Mays Publisher: Puffin, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0395072509 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0395072506 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0142412350 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 014241235X (Paperback) Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Stories Author: Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) Illustrator: Alan James Robinson Publisher: Filter Press, republished in 1965 ISBN-13: 978-0895774156 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0895774151 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0910584029 (Paperback) … Continue reading

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Sir Silly: The World Where Words Play

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sir Silly: The World Where Words Play Author: David Dayan Fisher Illustrator: Patricia Krebs Publisher: Sunnyfields Publishing, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1484962145 ISBN-10: 1484962141 Related Websites: http://www.sirsilly.com (book), http://www.davidfisherart.com (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Snoopy’s Facts and Fun Book About Seasons

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Snoopy’s Facts and Fun Book About Seasons Author: Terry Flanagan Illustrator: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Scholastic Book Services, reprinted in 1983 ISBN-13: 978-0394941738 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 039494173X (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0590319584 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0590319582 (Paperback) Language level: … Continue reading

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Homesick: My Own Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Homesick: My Own Story Author: Jean Fritz Illustrator: Margot Tomes Publisher: Puffin, reissued in 2007 ISBN-13: 978-1435286214 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1435286219 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0142407615 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0142407615 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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