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Black Bottle Man

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Black Bottle Man Author: Craig Russell Publisher: Great Plains, republished 2020 ISBN-13: 978-1894283991 ISBN-10: 1894283996 Related website(s): http://www.greatplains.mb.ca (publisher) Language level:  3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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The Iron Ring

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Iron Ring Author: Lloyd Alexander Cover Illustrator: Jane Ray Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0525455974 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0525455973 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0141303482 Paperback ISBN-10: 0141303484 Paperback Language level: 3 (the “d” word is used … Continue reading

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Kristian’s War: The Searcher Series Volume 1

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kristian’s War: The Searcher Series Volume 1 Author: Peter Wisan Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1548504977 ISBN-10: 1548504971 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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A String in the Harp

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A String in the Harp Author: Nancy Bond Cover Illustrator: Maureen Hyde Publisher: Aladdin, reprinted 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0689500367 Hardcover ISBN-10: 068950036X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1416927716 Paperback ISBN-10: 1416927719 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Bug Boy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bug Boy Author: Carol Sonenklar Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Publisher: Yearling, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0805047943 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0805047948 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440414650 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440414652 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.bdd.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen Author: Myron Levoy Cover Illustrator: Tom Newsom Publisher: iUniverse, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0060238414 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0060238410 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0595093533 Paperback ISBN-10: 0595093531 Paperback Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Author: Nancy E. Krulik Publisher: Disney Press, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0786840830 ISBN-10: 0786840838 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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