Monthly Archives: October 2016

Letter to a Christian Nation

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Letter to a Christian Nation Author: Sam Harris Publisher: Knopf, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0307265777 ISBN-10: 0307265773 Related websites: http://www.samharris.org (author), http://www.aaknopf.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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The Island of Dr. Libris

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Island of Dr. Libris Author: Chris Grabenstein Cover Illustrator: Gilbert Ford Publisher: Yearling, republished in 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0385388450 ISBN-10: 0385388454 Related websites: http://www.ChrisGrabenstein.com (author), http://www.randomhousekids.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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George and the Goblin Hole

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: George and the Goblin Hole Author: Chadwick J. Gillenwater Illustrator: Josh Smart Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1532783326 ISBN-10: 1532783329 Related website: http://www.professorwatermelon.com (author) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Beast That Crouches at the Door: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and Beyond

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Beast That Crouches at the Door: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and Beyond Author: David Fohrman Publisher: HFBS Publishing, republished in 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0983269045 ISBN-10: 0983269041 Related website: http://www.jewishexplorations.com (author), http://www.devorapublishing.com (publisher) Language … Continue reading

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Luke Goes to Bat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Luke Goes to Bat Author and Illustrator: Rachel Isadora Publisher: Putnam Juvenile, 2005) ISBN-13: 978-0399236044 ISBN-10: 039924669X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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The True Gift: A Christmas Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The True Gift: A Christmas Story Author: Patricia MacLachlan Illustrator: Brian Floca Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, reprinted in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1442488588 ISBN-10: 1442488581 Related website: http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Whatever Became of Sin?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Whatever Became of Sin? Author: Karl A. Menninger Publisher: Bantam Books, 4th edition published in 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0801585548 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0801585546 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0553247336 Paperback ISBN-10: 0553247336 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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