Monthly Archives: February 2018

Zathura

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Zathura Author and Illustrator: Chris Van Allsburg Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0618253968 ISBN-10: 0618253963 Related website: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com (publisher) 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 Great Quest

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Great Quest Author: Charles Hawes Illustrator: George Varian Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1530154401 ISBN-10: 1530154405 Language level: 3 (barely) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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5 (Five) Murderers

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: 5 (Five) Murderers Author: Raymond Chandler Publisher: Avon Books, 1944 ASIN: B00KOHBD78 ASIN: B0010ZKK3Q ASIN: B0006AQC7Y ASIN: B001CXJJ10 Language level: 4 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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The Bee-Man of Orn

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Bee-Man of Orn Author: Frank R. Stockton Illustrator: P. J. Lynch Publisher: Candlewick, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0763622398 ISBN-10: 0763622397 Related website: http://www.candlewick.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Neverending Story Author: Michael Ende Illustrator: Rowena Quadflieg Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0140386332 ISBN-10: 0140386335 Related website: http://www.firebirdbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (barely) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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