Monthly Archives: January 2015

Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital Author: Tonya Bolden Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1419707339 ISBN-10: 1419707337 Related website: http://www.abramsbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time: Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time: Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans Author: Rush Limbaugh with Kathryn Adams Limbaugh Illustrator: Christopher Hiers Publisher: Threshold Editions, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1476789873 ISBN-10: 1476789878 Related websites: http://www.RushRevere.com (series), http://www.rushlimbaugh.comContinue reading

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Stallion by Starlight: Magic Tree House #49

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Stallion by Starlight: Magic Tree House #49 Author: Mary Pope Osborne Illustrator: Sal Murdocca Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, republished in 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0307980403 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0307980405 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0307980441 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0307980448 … Continue reading

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Wings of an Eagle: The Young People’s Story of Michelangelo

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wings of an Eagle: The Young People’s Story of Michelangelo Author: Anne Merriman Peck with Frank and Dorothy Getlein Illustrator: Lili Rethi Publisher: Turret Books, republished in 1983 ASIN: B0007E7P8O ASIN: B000LZDTPW ASIN: B000JWZMDO ASIN: … Continue reading

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Return to Gone-Away

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Return to Gone-Away Author: Elizabeth Enright Illustrators: Joe and Beth Krush Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0152022631 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0152022635 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0152022563 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0152022562 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.hmhbooks.comContinue reading

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Travel to Tomorrow: Fifties Chix Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Travel to Tomorrow: Fifties Chix Book 1 Author: Angela Sage Larsen Illustrator: Astrid Sheckels Publisher: FastPencil Premiere, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1607469001 ISBN-10: 1607469006 Related websites: http://www.FiftiesChix.com (series), http://premiere.fastpencil.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Moominsummer Madness: Moomins, Book 4

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Moominsummer Madness:  Moomins, Book 4 Author and Illustrator: Tove Jansson Publisher: Square Fish, reprinted in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0312608910 ISBN-10: 0312608918 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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