Monthly Archives: May 2014

An Amish Gift: A Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: An Amish Gift: A Novel Author: Cynthia Keller Jacket illustrator: Tom Hallman Publisher: Ballantine Books, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0345538130 ISBN-10: 0345538137 Related websites: http://www.cynthiakeller.com (author), http://www.ballentinebooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Golden Impala

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Golden Impala Author: Pamela Ropner Illustrator: Ralph Thompson Publisher: Criterion Books, 1958 ASIN: B001UXGBJ0 ASIN: B0047EZRTO ASIN: B001UXE9GC ASIN: B0007I3UAC Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans Author: Rush Limbaugh Illustrator: Christopher Hiers Publisher: Threshold Editions, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1476755885 ISBN-10: 1476755884 Related websites: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com (author), http://www.twoifbytea.com (series), http://www.SimonandSchuster.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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A Bee Named Bea and Other Poems

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Bee Named Bea and Other Poems Author: Candace A. Dietz Illustrator: Virginia J. Rost Publisher: Mixed Media Memoirs, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1494220822 ISBN-10: 1494220822 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The Night Gardener

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Night Gardener Author: Jonathan Auxier Illustrator: Patrick Arrasmith Publisher: Amulet Books, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1419711442 ISBN-10: 141971144X Related websites: http://www.TheScop.com (author), http://www.AmuletBooks.com (publisher) Language level: I’m giving it a 2 (in addition to a common … Continue reading

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Journey of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Journey of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness Author: Betty Jean Lifton Publisher: Basic Books, reprinted in 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0465008117 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0465008119 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0465036752 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0465036759 (Paperback) Language level: 3 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Hemi: A Mule

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hemi: A Mule Author: Barbara Brenner Illustrator: J. Winslow Higginbottom Publisher: HarperCollins, republished in1991 ISBN-13: 978-0060206499 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0060206497 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0064400633 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0064400638 (Paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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