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The Little White Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Little White Horse Author: Elizabeth Goudge Cover Illustrator: Barry Jones Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0142300275 ISBN-10: 0142300276 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “darned” is used just once) (1=nothing … 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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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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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Publisher: Quirk Books, reprinted 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1594746031 ISBN-10: 1594746031 Related website: http://www.quirkbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Dream Coach

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Dream Coach Author: Anne Parrish Illustrator: Dillwyn Parrish Publisher: Macmillan Pub. Co., 1924 ISBN-13: 978-9997488718 ISBN-10: 9997488717 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Author and Illustrator: Hugh Lofting Publisher: Yearling, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0440400028 ISBN-10: 0440400023 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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Mrs. Coverlet’s Magicians

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mrs. Coverlet’s Magicians Author: Mary Nash Illustrator: Garrett Price Publisher: Little Brown, 1961 ISBN-13: 978-0316598095 ISBN-10: 0316598097 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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