Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Weathermonger

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Weathermonger Author: Peter Dickinson Cover Illustrator: George Barr Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers, reissued 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0385294508 ISBN-10: 0385294506 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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The Man Called Noon: A Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Man Called Noon: A Novel Author: Louis L’Amour Cover Illustrator: Gregory Manchess Publisher: Bantam, republished 1984 ISBN-13: 978-0553247534 ISBN-10: 0553247530 Related websites: http://www.louislamour.com (author), http://www.bantamdell.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Nothing’s Fair in Fifth Grade

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Nothing’s Fair in Fifth Grade Author: Barthe DeClements Cover Illustrator: Jeanette Adams Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0142413494 ISBN-10: 0142413496 Related website: Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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If My Name Was Amanda

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: If My Name Was Amanda Author: Curtis Edmonds Illustrator: Mat Sadler Publisher: Scary Hippopotamus Books, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0988916395 ISBN-10: 0988916398 Related websites: http://www.curtisedmonds.com/ (author), http://www.scaryhippopotamus.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Spice and the Devil’s Cave

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Spice and the Devil’s Cave Author: Agnes Danforth Hewes Illustrator: Lynd Ward Publisher: Dover Publications, republished 2014 ISBN-13: 9780486492872 ISBN 0486492877 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (unfortunately) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Kilrone

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kilrone Author: Louis L’Amour Cover Illustrator: Gregory Manchess Publisher: Bantam, reprinted 1981 ISBN-13: 978-0553248678 ISBN-10: 0553248677 Related websites: http://www.louislamour.com (author), http://www.bantamdell.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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A Really-Truly Princess

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Really-Truly Princess Author and Illustrator: Amanda Kastner Publisher: StorySeamstress, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0998311418 ISBN-10: 0998311413 Related websites: http://www.AmandaKastner.com (author), http://www.StorySeamstress.com (book) 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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