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Beau Geste: A Condensation

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Beau Geste: A Condensation Author: Percival Christopher Wren Illustrator: Stan Galli Publisher: Readers Digest, republished 1989 ISBN-13: 9780945260332 ISBN: 0945260334 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Why Save Alexander

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Why Save Alexander Author: Phillip Telfer Publisher: Elm Hill, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1400328284 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1400328284 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1400328277 Paperback ISBN-10: 1400328276 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.whysavealexander.com (book), http://www.philliptelfer.com (author), http://www.elmhillbooks (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … 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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Scout: Firefighter

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Scout: Firefighter Author: Jennifer Li Shotz Cover Designer: Rick Farley Publisher: HarperCollins, 2018 ISBN-13: 978-0062802613 ISBN-10: 0062802615 Related website(s): http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Wild River

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wild River Author: P. J. Petersen Publisher: Yearling, reissued 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0385737241 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0385737246 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0375846243 Paperback ISBN-10: 0375846247 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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A Long Vacation

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Long Vacation Author: Jules Verne Illustrator: Victor Ambrus Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston, reprinted 1968 ASIN: B000JDWEZC ASIN: B0000CNLLB Language level: 2 (the euphemistic “heck” occurs once) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Heart of the King: Book 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Heart of the King: Book 1 Author: John A. Meier Illustrator: George Vrbanic Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018 ISBN-13: 978-1719065887 ISBN-10: 1719065888 Related website(s): http://www.johnameier.com (author), http://www.gvrbanic.wix.com/gvrbanicillustrator.com (illustrator) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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