Monthly Archives: November 2017

Goodbye, Charley

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Goodbye, Charley Author: Jane Buchanan Jacket Illustrator: Susan Gaber Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0374350208 ISBN-10: 0374350205 Related website: http://www.fsgkidsbooks.com Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel Authors: Justine Korman and Ron Fontes Illustrator: Charlie Shaw Publisher: Disney Press, 1992 ISBN-13: 978-1562822651 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1562822659 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1562822644 Paperback ISBN-10: 1562822640 Paperback Language level: … Continue reading

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The Little White Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Little White Horse Author: Elizabeth Goudge Cover Illustrator: Barry Jones Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0142300275 ISBN-10: 0142300276 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “darned” is used just once) (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Davy Crockett

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Davy Crockett Author: Constance Rourke Illustrator: Walter Seaton Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0803289673 ISBN-10: 0803289677 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 Hooks Files: Murder, Arson, Robbery, Amnesia

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Hooks Files: Murder, Arson, Robbery, Amnesia Author: Paul Boyce Cover Designer: Blake Brasor Publisher: Tate Publishing, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1618621306 ISBN-10: 1618621300 Related website: http://www.tatepublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Winter Cottage

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Winter Cottage Author: Carol Ryrie Brink Illustrator: Fermin Rocker Publisher: Atheneum, republished 1974 ISBN-13: 978-0020419709 ISBN-10: 0020419708 Language level: 2 (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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Illuminate: An Advent Experience

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Illuminate: An Advent Experience Author: Paul Sheneman Cover Illustrator: Lindsey McCormack Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0834127722 ISBN-10: 0834127725 Related website: http://www.AdventExperience.com (series), http://www.DiscipleshipRemix.com (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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