Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Cloud

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Cloud Author and Illustrator: Deborah Kogan Ray Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books, 1984 ISBN-13: 978-0060248468 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060248483 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0060248475 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0060248475 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.dkray.com/books/ (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Great Shark Escape: The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 7

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Great Shark Escape: The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 7 Author: Jennifer Johnston Illustrator: Ted Enik Publisher: Scholastic, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0756911232 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756911230 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0439204217 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0439204216 (Paperback) Language level: … Continue reading

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A Day in the Deep

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Day in the Deep Author: Kevin Kurtz Illustrator: Erin E. Hunter Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1607186175 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1607186179 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1607186298 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1607186292 (Paperback) Related websites: http://kevinkurtz.homestead.com (author), http://eehunteer.com (illustrator), … Continue reading

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Look Closer: Tide Pool

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Look Closer: Tide Pool Author: Christiane Gunzi Photographer: Frank Greenaway Publisher: DK Children, republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-1564581310 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1564581314 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0789429728 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0789429721 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Norwegian Troll Tales

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Norwegian Troll Tales Author: Joanne Asala Illustrator: Theodor Kittelsen Publisher: Penfield Books, 2005 ISBN-13: 978-1932043105 ISBN-10: 1932043101 Related website: http://www.penfieldbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Young Thomas Edison

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Thomas Edison Author: Sterling North Cover Illustrator: Bill Sanderson Publisher: Puffin, reissued in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0142412107 ISBN-10: 0142412104 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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What Was It Like, Thomas Edison?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: What Was It Like Thomas Edison? Author: Lawrence Weinberg Illustrator: George Ford Publisher: Children’s Press, republished in 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0516095585 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0516095587 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0681406872 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0681406879 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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