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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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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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