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Tales from Silver Lands

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tales from Silver Lands Author: Charles J. Finger Illustrator: Paul Honore Publisher: Apple, republished in 1989 ISBN-13: 978-0590424479 ISBN-10: 0590424475 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; … Continue reading

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The Twelve Labors of Hercules

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Twelve Labors of Hercules Author: Marc Cerasini Illustrator: Isidre Mones Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0679983934 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0679983937 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0679883937 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0679883932 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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American Tall Tales

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: American Tall Tales Author: Adrien Stoutenberg Illustrator: Richard M. Powers Publisher: Puffin, republished in 1976 ISBN-13: 978-0812463330 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0812463331 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140309287 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140309284 (Paperback) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Tales of Ancient Egypt

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tales of Ancient Egypt Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Illustrator: Heather Copley Publisher: Puffin, republished in 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0-141-33259-8 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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A First Book of Fairy Tales

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A First Book of Fairy Tales Author: Mary Hoffman  Illustrator: Julie Downing Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Children, republished in ISBN-13: 978-0789479068 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0789479060 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0756621070 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0756621070 (Paperback) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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"Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes Author: Edith Hamilton Illustrator: Steele Savage Publisher: Back Bay Books, republished in 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0316341516 ISBN-10: 0316341517 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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"Wolfsong: A Natural and Fabulous History of Wolves"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wolfsong: A Natural and Fabulous History of Wolves Author: Catherine Feher-Elston Illustrator: Lawrence Ormsby Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2004 ISBN-10: 1-58542-358-0 Related websites: http://www.ormsbythickstun.com (illustrator), http://www.penguin.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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