Monthly Archives: July 2018

Honk the Moose

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Honk the Moose Author: Phil Stong Illustrator: Kurt Wiese Publisher: Trellis Publishing Inc., republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1930650367 ISBN-10: 1930650361 Language level: 2 (the euphemism “gee” occurs a few times) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Moffats

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Moffats Author: Eleanor Estes Illustrator: Louis Slobodkin Publisher: Harcourt, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0152025410 ISBN-10: 0152025413 Related website(s): http://www.HarcourtBooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (the euphemism “gee” appears several times) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Disco Balls of the Universe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Disco Balls of the Universe Authors: by Imani Ariana Grant and Shaneika Burchell-Kerr Illustrators: Zachary-Michael Clark and Simonne-Anais Clark Publisher: Lauren Simone Publishing House, 2018 ISBN-13: 978-1948071161 ISBN-10: 1948071169 Related website(s): http://www.laurensimonepubs.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London Author: Elvira Woodruff Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, reprinted 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0439281331 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0439281334 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0439281348 Paperback ISBN-10: 0439281342 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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Boy, It’s A Circus

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Boy, It’s A Circus Author: Ray Warfel Jr. Publisher: Guardian of Truth Foundation, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-1584272434 ISBN-10: 1584272430 Related website(s): http://www.truthbooks.net (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Lost Island

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Lost Island Author: Eilis Dillon Illustrator: Richard Kennedy Publisher: The New York Review Children’s Collection, republished 2006 ISBN-13: 978-1590172056 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1590172051 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0600355175 Paperback ISBN-10: 0600355179 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.nyrb.com (publisher) Language … Continue reading

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The Good Master

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Good Master Author and Illustrator: Kate Seredy Publisher: Puffin Books, reprinted 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0140301335 ISBN-10: 014030133X Related website(s): http://www.penguinputnam.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “gee” is used once) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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