Monthly Archives: May 2016

Profiles of Valor: Character Studies from the War of Independence

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Profiles of Valor: Character Studies from the War of Independence Authors: Marilyn Boyer and Grace Tumas Publisher: The Learning Parent, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0977768592 ISBN-10: 0977768597 Related websites: http://www.CharacterConcepts.com (book), http://www.thelearningparent.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Math: How Families Can Learn Math Together and Enjoy It

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Let’s Play Math: How Families Can Learn Math Together and Enjoy It Author: Denise Gaskins Publisher: Tabletop Academy Press, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1892083203 ISBN-10: 1892083205 Related websites: https://denisegaskins.com/ (author),¬†https://letsplaymath.net/ (book) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Pax

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pax Author: Sara Pennypacker Illustrator: Jon Klassen Publisher: Balzer and Bray, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0062377012 ISBN-10: 0062377019 Related website: http://www.sarapennypacker.com (author), http://www.burstofbeaden.com (illustrator), http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The Case of the Vanishing Scroll

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Case of the Vanishing Scroll Author: J. D. Howard Cover Illustrator: Robert Adrian Hillman Publisher: WestBow Press, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1490807836 ISBN-10: 1490807837 Related websites:¬† http://www.jdhowardauthor.com (author), http://www.westbowpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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The Princess and Curdie

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Princess and Curdie Author: George MacDonald Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1461033288 ISBN-10: 1461033284 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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The Invisible Playmate: A Story of the Unseen, with Appendices

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Invisible Playmate: A Story of the Unseen, with Appendices Author: William Canton Publisher: University of Michigan Library, republished c. 2009 ASIN: B002YD7DRE ASIN: B017OBKYV2 ASIN: B015RBAGRI ASIN: B00AA5KUF0 Related website: http://www.lib.umich.edu (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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The Tripods (Book 1): The White Mountains

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Tripods (Book 1): The White Mountains Author: John Christopher Cover Illustrator: Anton Petrov Publisher: Aladdin. reissueed in 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1481414777 ISBN-10: 1481414771 Related website: http://www.KIDS.SimonandSchuster.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Danny Orlis and the Angle Inlet Mystery

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Danny Orlis and the Angle Inlet Mystery Author: Bernard Palmer Illustrator: David Miles Publisher: Sword of the Lord, republished in2008 ISBN-13: 978-3727100642 Hardcover ISBN-10: 3727100648 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0873981903 Paperback ISBN-10: 0873981901 Paperback Related website: http://www,swordofthelord.comContinue reading

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Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy Author: Louis A. Meyer Cover Illustrator: Cliff Nielsen Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1439517239 Hardcover … Continue reading

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Addition and Subtraction: Math Games for Elementary Students, Grades K-4

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Addition and Subtraction: Math Games for Elementary Students, Grades K-4 Author: Denise Gaskins Publisher: Tabletop Academy Press, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1892083197 ISBN-10: 1892083191 Related websites: https://DeniseGaskins.com (author). https://TabletopAcademy.net (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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