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Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia Author: Nora Burglon Illustrator: Edgar Parin Daulaire Publisher: Doubleday and Company Inc., republished 1955 ASIN: B000GS5ROK ASIN: B000H3PD84 ASIN: B001E5AIQQ Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Frozen Summer

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Frozen Summer Author: Mary Jane Auch Cover Illustrator: Matthew Archambault Publisher: Yearling, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0440416241 ISBN-10: 0440416248 Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Trail to Dismal River

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Trail to Dismal River Author: Archie Joscelyn Publisher: Avalon Books, 1975 ASIN: B000OO71RC ASIN: B002XRWAII Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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The Friendly Persuasion

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Friendly Persuasion Author: Jessamyn West Cover Illustrator: William A. Blake Publisher: Harvest Books, reprinted 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0156029094 ISBN-10: 015602909X Related website: http://www.harcourtbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The False Prince: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The False Prince: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1 Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover illustrator: Ken Chai Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, republished 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0545284141 ISBN-10: 0545284147 Related website: http://www.scholastic.com/falseprince (book) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Tom Swift and The Asteroid Pirates

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tom Swift and The Asteroid Pirates Author: Victor Appleton II Illustrator: Charles Brey Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, reprinted 1964 ISBN-13: 9780001622098 ISBN-10: 0001622099 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree Author: Bill Brittain Illustrator: Andrew Glass Publisher: HarperCollins, reissued 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0064401685 ISBN-10: 0064401685 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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