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Once in the Year: A Christmas Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Once in the Year: A Christmas Story Author: Elizabeth Yates Illustrator: Nora Spicer Unwin Publisher: Upper Room, 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0835806268 ISBN-10: 083580626X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time Author: James Cloyd Bowman Illustrator: Laura Bannon Publisher: NYR Children’s Collection, republished 2007 ISBN-13: 978-1590172247 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1590172248 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0807563762 Paperback ISBN-10: 0807563765 Paperback Language level: … Continue reading

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Dreamsong of the Eagle

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dreamsong of the Eagle Author: Ted Andrews Illustrator: Deborah Hayner Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, 2002 ISBN-13: 978-1571742940 ISBN-10: 1571742948 Related website: http://www.hrpub.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Irish Folk Tales: Myths and Folklore of Ireland

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Irish Folk Tales: Myths and Folklore of Ireland Author: Jeremiah Curtin Publisher: Pantheon, fifth edition republished in 1985 ISBN-13: 978-0394746371 ISBN-10: 0394746376 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Favorite North American Indian Legends

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Favorite North American Indian Legends Author: Philip Smith, Editor Illustrator: Thea Kliros Publisher: Dover Publications, 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0613981392 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613981391 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0486278223 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0486278220 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 2 … Continue reading

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Norwegian Troll Tales

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Norwegian Troll Tales Author: Joanne Asala Illustrator: Theodor Kittelsen Publisher: Penfield Books, 2005 ISBN-13: 978-1932043105 ISBN-10: 1932043101 Related website: http://www.penfieldbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories of Indiana

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Ghost Stories of Indiana Author: Edrick Thay Illustrators: Gerry Dotto and Ian Dawe Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing, 2002 ISBN-13: 978-1894877060 ISBN-10: 1894877063 Related website: http://www.lonepinepublishing.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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