Monthly Archives: September 2015

When Lightning Strikes: Crossings of Promise #1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When Lightning Strikes: Crossings of Promise #1 Author: Hugh Alan Smith Cover Illustrator: Delores Caldwell Publisher: Herald Press, 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0836191646 ISBN-10: 0836191641 Related website: http://www.mph.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Smiles and Tears, or Larimore and His Boys

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Smiles and Tears, or Larimore and His Boys Author: F. D. Srygley Publisher: Guardian of Truth Foundation, reprinted in 2006 ISBN-13: 978-1584271642 ISBN-10: 1584271647 Related website: http://www.ceibooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Our Amish Values: Who We Are and What We Believe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Our Amish Values: Who We Are and What We Believe Author: Lester Beachy Publisher: Harvest House Publishers, republished in 2015 ISBN-13: 978-0736963770 ISBN-10: 0736963774 Related website: https://www.harvesthousepublishers.com/  (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Thirty-Five Years of Preaching and Personal Work

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Thirty-Five Years of Preaching and Personal Work Author: Melvin Stanton Publisher: Published privately, n.d. ISBN-13: None Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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How the Pilgrims Came to Plymouth

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How the Pilgrims Came to Plymouth Author: Olga W. Hall-Quest Illustrator: James MacDonald Publisher: E.P. Dutton, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0525323884 ISBN-10: 0525323880 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Point Horizon: Firmament Series Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Point Horizon: Firmament Series Book 1 Author: David D. Zelenka Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1501007767 ISBN-10: 1501007769 Related websites: http://www.interactive-earth.com/pointhorizon (series), http://www.createspace.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Christmas Box Collection: Timepiece, and The Letter

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Christmas Box Collection: Timepiece, and The Letter Author: Richard Paul Evans Publisher: Pocket Books, 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0671027643 ISBN-10: 0671027646 Related websites: http://www.thechristmasbox.com (author), http://www.simonsays.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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