Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Terrible Two

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Terrible Two Author: Mac Barnett and Jory John Illustrator: Kevin Cornell Publisher: Amulet Books, to be published in 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1419714917 ISBN-10: 1419714910 Related website: http://www.abramsbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Moses in Egypt

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Moses in Egypt Author: Lynne Reid Banks Illustrator: Tony Ross Publisher: Puffin, 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0606156851 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0606156852 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0141302171 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0141302178 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Viking Grave

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Curse of the Viking Grave Author: Farley Mowat Illustrator: Charles Geer Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Ltd., reprinted in 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0316586337 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0316586331 ISBN-13: 978-0771066801 Paperback ISBN-10: 0771066805 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Veronica Ganz

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Veronica Ganz Author: Marilyn Sachs Illustrator: Louis Glanzman Publisher: Back in Print, republished in 2007 ISBN-13: 9780385014366 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0385014368 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0595483945 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0595483941 (Paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg Author: Alida Sims Malkus Illustrator: Leonard Vosburgh Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1258099015 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1258099012 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0486492612 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0486492613 (Paperback) Language level: … Continue reading

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Five Were Missing (also known as Ransom)

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Five Were Missing (also known as Ransom) Author: Lois Duncan Publisher: Laurel-Leaf Books, republished in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0451110404 ISBN-10: 0451110404 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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The Arabs

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Arabs from the Birth of Mohammed to the Rise of Gamal Abdel Nasser: A Narrative History of the Arab World Told in Terms of Its Leaders Author: Anthony Nutting Publisher: New American Library, republished … Continue reading

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