Monthly Archives: February 2020

Kira-Kira

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kira-Kira Author: Cynthia Kadohata Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Reprinted 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0689856396 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0689856393 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0689856402 Paperback ISBN-10: 0689856407 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher0 Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Church History: The Church, the Falling Away, and the Restoration

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Church History: The Church, the Falling Away, and the Restoration Author: Donald Townsley Publisher: Gospel Armory Publishing, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1942036395 ISBN-10: 1942036396 Related website(s): http://www.GospelArmory.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Danny Dunn and the Universal Glue

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Danny Dunn and the Universal Glue Authors: Jay Williams and Raymond Abrashkin Illustrator: Paul Sagsoorian Publisher: Simon Pulse, republished 1979 ISBN-13: 978-0070705500 Hardcover ISBN-10: 007070550X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0671438777 Paperback ISBN-10: 0671438778 Paperback Language level: 2 … Continue reading

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The Empty Grave

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Empty Grave Author: Ida Chittum Publisher: Weekly Readers, republished 1975 ASIN: B000BH1M90 ASIN: B0012GFR04 ASIN: B009MQ5NZA 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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Man-Kzin Wars III

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Man-Kzin Wars III Author: Larry Niven, with Jerry Pournelle, Poul Anderson, and S. M. Stirling Cover Illustrator: Steve Hickman Publisher: Baen, 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0671720087 ISBN-10: 0671720082 Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Basher Five-Two: The True Story of F-16 Fighter Pilot Captain Scott O’Grady

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Basher Five-Two: The True Story of F-16 Fighter Pilot Captain Scott O’Grady Author: Scott O’Grady, with Michael French Publisher: Yearling, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0385323000 Hardcover ISBN-10: 038532300X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440413134 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440413133 Paperback Related … Continue reading

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New Kid

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: New Kid Author and Illustrator: Jerry Craft Publisher: Quill Tree Books, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-0062691200 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0062691201 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0062691194 Paperback ISBN-10: 0062691198 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.jerrycraft.com (author), http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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