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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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The Avion My Uncle Flew

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Avion My Uncle Flew Author: Cyrus Fisher (Darwin L. Teilhet) Illustrator: Richard Floethe Publisher Puffin Books, republished 1993: ISBN-13: 978-0140364873 ISBN-10: 0590462423 Related website(s): http://www.enotes.com/topics/darwin-l-teilhet (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Race the Wild: Savanna Showdown, Book #4

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Race the Wild: Savanna Showdown, Book #4 Author: Kristin Earhart Illustrator: Eda Kaban Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0545773560 ISBN-10: 0545773563 Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Race the Wild: Rain Forest Relay, Book #1

‘HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Race the Wild: Rain Forest Relay, Book #1 Author: Kristin Earhart Illustrator: Eda Kaban Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-0545773539 ISBN-10: 0545773539 Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Race the Wild: Arctic Freeze, #3

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Race the Wild: Arctic Freeze, #3 Author: Kristin Earhart Illustrator: Eda Kaben Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-0545773553 ISBN-10: 0545773555 Related website(s): 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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