Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Clown of God

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Clown of God Author and Illustrator: Tomie dePaola Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, 1978 ISBN-13: 978-0808526858 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0808526855 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0156181921 Paperback ISBN-10: 0156181924 Paperback Related website: http://www.hmhbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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Night Night, Daddy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Night Night, Daddy Author: Amy Parker Illustrator: Lee Holland Publisher: Tommy Nelson, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0-7180-4230-1 Related website: http://www.thomasnelson.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 3-6 Rating: ***** 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by … Continue reading

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Crankenstein

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Crankenstein Author: Samantha Berger Illustrator: Dan Santat Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0-545-79894-5 Related websites: http://www,scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Rating: ***** 5 stars (EXCELLENT) Reviewed by Wayne … Continue reading

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Won by the Sword: A Tale of the Thirty Years War

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Won by the Sword: A Tale of the Thirty Years War Author: G. A. Henty Illustrator: Charles M. Sheldon Publisher: Robinson Books, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-1590871959 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1590871952 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1590871942 Paperback ISBN-10: … Continue reading

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The Tripods: When the Tripods Came

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Tripods: When the Tripods Came Author: John Christopher Cover Illustrator Anton Petrov: Publisher: Aladdin, reissued in  2014 ISBN-13: 978-1481414814 ISBN-10: 148141481X Related website: http://www.KIDS.SimonandSchuster.com (publisher) Language level: I’m giving it a 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Escape Underground

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Escape Underground Author: Clint Kelly Cover Illustrator: Chris Ellison Publisher: Bethany House Publishers,  2001 ISBN-13: 978-1561799640 ISBN-10: 1561799645 Related websites: http://www.heritagebuilders.com (series), http://www.bethanyhouse.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The Mighty Odds

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Mighty Odds Author and Illustrator: Amy Ignatow Publisher: Amulet Books, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1419712715 ISBN-10: 1419712713 Related website: http://www,amuletbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Power Perfected in Weakness: The Journal of Christopher J. Klicka

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Power Perfected in Weakness: The Journal of Christopher J. Klicka Author: Tracy Klicka, editor Publisher: Shepherd Press, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0982438732 ISBN-10: 0982438737 Related website:  http://www.shepherdpress.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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You Will Be Made to Care: The War on Faith, Family, and Your Freedom to Believe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: You Will Be Made to Care: The War on Faith, Family, and Your Freedom to Believe Authors: Erick Erickson and Bill Blankschaen Publisher: Regnery Publishing, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1621574743 ISBN-10: 1621574741 Related websites: http://youwillbemadetocare.com/ (book), http://www.Regnery.comContinue reading

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