Monthly Archives: July 2015

A Change of Habit: The Autobiography of a Former Catholic Nun

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Change of Habit: The Autobiography of a Former Catholic Nun Author: Joanne Howe Publisher: Gospel Advocate Company, republished in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0892252909 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0892252901 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0892252923 Paperback ISBN-10: 0892252928 Paperback Related website: … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Leonardo da Vinci Author and Illustrator: Diane Stanley Publisher: HarperCollins, reprinted in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0688104375 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0688104371 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0688161552 Paperback ISBN-10: 0688161553 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Trapped by the Ice!: Shackleton’s Amazing Antarctic Adventure

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Trapped by the Ice!: Shackleton’s Amazing Antarctic Adventure Author and Illustrator: Michael McCurdy Publisher: Walker Children’s, reprinted in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0802784384 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0802784380 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0802776334 Paperback ISBN-10: 0802776337 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Gladiator: Fight for Freedom

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Gladiator: Fight for Freedom Author: Simon Scarrow Cover Illustrator: Chris Beatrice Publisher: Disney-Hyperion, reprinted in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1423159636 ISBN-10: 1423159632 Related website: http://www.disneyhyperionbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty: Beacon of Promise

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Statue of Liberty: Beacon of Promise Author: L. E. Bond Publisher: Albion Pub. Group, third edition published in 1997 ISBN-13: 978-1880352465 ISBN-10: 188035246X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms Author: Patricia Lauber Illustrator: Gary Tong Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0606366533 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0606366539 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0590474078 Paperback ISBN-10: 0590474073 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Abide in Me: Our Lord’s Supreme Invitation to the Believer

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Abide in Me: Our Lord’s Supreme Invitation to the Believer Author: N. A. Woychuk Cover Illustrator: Jeffery Terpstra Publisher: SMF Press, 2003 ISBN-13: 978-1880960523 ISBN-10: 1880960524 Related website: http://scripturememory.com/ Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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