Monthly Archives: January 2020

Forgive the River, Forgive the Sky

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Forgive the River, Forgive the Sky Author: Gloria Whelan Cover Designer: Matthew K. VanZomeren Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0802851550 Hardcover ISBN-10: 080285155X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0802852564 Paperback ISBN-10: 0802852564 Paperback Related … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Laughing Cat: Ten Commandments Mysteries, Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Mystery of the Laughing Cat: Ten Commandments Mysteries, Book 1 Author: Elspeth Campbell Murphy Illustrator: Chris Wold Dyrud Publisher: Chariot Family Pub., 1988 ISBN-13: 978-1555136499 ISBN-10: 1555136494 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Skeleton and the Lantern: MotoMysteries Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Skeleton and the Lantern: MotoMysteries Book 1 Author: Sherri Kukla Publisher: S & S Publishing, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1697455281 ISBN-10: 169745528X Related website(s): http://www.sherrikukla.com (author), http://www.ssormag.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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I Won’t Let Them Hurt You

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Won’t Let Them Hurt You Author: Linda Barr Publisher: ¬†iUniverse, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0595001866 ISBN-10: 0595001866 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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A Family for Thanksgiving

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Family for Thanksgiving Author: Patricia Davids Publisher: Love Inspired, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0373875603 ISBN-10: 0373875606 Related website(s): http://www.SteepleHill.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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Henry Reed’s Think Tank

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Henry Reed’s Think Tank Author: Keith Robertson Illustrator: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Yearling, republished1988 ISBN-13: 978-0670809684 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0670809683 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440401049 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440401046 Paperback Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Climb or Die: A Test of Survival

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Climb or Die: A Test of Survival Author: Edward Myers Cover Illustrator: Joe Burleson Publisher: Montemayor Press, republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0786800261 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0786800267 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1932727128 Paperback ISBN-10: 1932727124 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Winky Solves a Mystery

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Winky Solves a Mystery Author: Ken Anderson Publisher: Kessinger Publishing LLC, republished 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1168770950 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1168770955 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1163191231 Paperback ISBN-10: 116319123X Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Out of Life’s Darkest Hour: In Poetry and Prose

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Out of Life’s Darkest Hour: In Poetry and Prose Author: Brian V. Sullivan Cover Illustrator: T. Sean Sullivan Publisher: ¬†So and So Printing, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1081064518 ISBN-10: 108106451X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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On My Honor

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: On My Honor Author: Marion Dane Bauer Cover Illustrator: Matthew Archambault Publisher: Clarion Books, reissued 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1627652858 Hardcover ISBN-10: 162765285X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0547722405 Paperback ISBN-10: 0547722400 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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