Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hisako’s Mysteries

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hisako’s Mysteries Author: Yoshiko Uchida Illustrator: Susan Bennett Publisher: Scribner, 1969 ISBN-13: 978-0684209647 ISBN-10: 0684209640 Language level: (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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Wagons Westward: The Old Trail to Santa Fe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wagons Westward: The Old Trail to Santa Fe Author and Illustrator: Armstrong Sperry Publisher: David R Godine, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-1567921281 ISBN-10: 1567921280 Related website: http://www.godine.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Students for Life: Answering the Call, Making the Case, Saving Lives

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Students for Life: Answering the Call, Making the Case, Saving Lives Authors: John Ensor and Scott Klusendorf Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1619700109 ISBN-10: 1619700107 Related website: http://johnensor.com (author), http://www.prolifetraining.com (author), http://www.studentsforlife.org (organization) Language level: … Continue reading

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A Lantern in Her Hand

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Lantern in Her Hand Author: Bess Streeter Aldrich Cover Illustrator: Bill Dodge Publisher: Puffin Classics, reprinted in 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0833505866 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0833505866 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140384284 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140384286 (Paperback) Language level: 3 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Keeping Fit from A to Z / Mantente en forma de la A a la Z

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Keeping Fit from A to Z / Mantente en forma de la A a la Z Executive Editor: Stephanie Maze Publisher: Moonstone Press LLC, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0983498353 ISBN-10: 0983498350 Related website: http://www.moonstonepress.net (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Good-bye, Mr. Chips Author: James Hilton Illustrator: H. M. Brock Publisher: Important Books, republished in 2013 ISBN13: 9780316364201 (Hardback) ISBN-10: 0316364207 (Hardback) ISBN-13: 9780316010139 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0316010138 (Paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Survivors: Stranded Book 3

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Survivors: Stranded Book 3 Authors: Jeff Probst and Chris Tebbetts Publisher: Puffin, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0142424261 ISBN-10: 0142424269 Related websites: http://www.jeffprobst.com (author), http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 2 (episode of “peeing”) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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