Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Guns of August

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Guns of August Author: Barbara W. Tuchman Publisher: Presidio Press, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0345476098 ISBN-10: 0345476093 Related website: http://www.presidiopress.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Calico Bush

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Calico Bush Author: Rachel Field Illustrator: Allen Lewis Publisher: Aladdin, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0689822858 ISBN-10: 0689822855 Related website: http://www.SimonSaysKids.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Up a Road Slowly

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Up a Road Slowly Author: Irene Hunt Original cover illustrator: Don Bolognese Publisher: Berkley, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0425188170 ISBN-10: 0425188175 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Jane’s Island

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Jane’s Island Author: Marjorie Hill Allee Illustrator: Maitland De Gogorza Publisher: Woods Hole Historical College, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0961137427 ISBN-10: 0961137428 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Christ and His Church

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Christ and His Church Author: J. C. Roady Publisher: Rush Printing Company, revised edition 1957 ISBN-13: none 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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Jack of Hearts

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Jack of Hearts Author: Chris Collins Publisher: WestBowPress, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1490844626 ISBN-10: 1490844627 Related website: http://www.westbowpress.com (publisher) 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 Bears of Blue River

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Bears of Blue River Author: Charles Major Illustrator: A. B. Frost Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1448632695 ISBN-10: 1448632692 Related website: http://www.abpub.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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