Category Archives: general youth fiction

Up a Road Slowly

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Up a Road Slowly Author: Irene Hunt Original cover illustrator: Don Bolognese Publisher: Berkley, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0425188170 ISBN-10: 0425188175 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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It’s Like This, Cat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: It’s Like This, Cat Author: Emily Cheney Neville Illustrator: Emil Weiss Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc., reprinted 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0064400732 ISBN-10: 0064400735 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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Honey Bunch: Her First Little Garden

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Honey Bunch: Her First Little Garden Author: Helen Louise Thorndyke Illustrator: Walter S. Rogers Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, 1924 ASIN: B000OK6Q90 ASIN: B0014XKRU0 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Sentenced to Care: A Father’s Story

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sentenced to Care: A Father’s Story Author: Todd Wilson Publisher: Familyman Ministries, 2006 ASIN: B001OW8RD0 Related website: http://www.familymanweb.com (publisher) 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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Gilligan’s Island

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Gilligan’s Island Author: William Johnston Illustrator: Robert L. Jenney Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, 1966 ASIN: B000B6GIZY Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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Danny Orlis and the Live-In Tragedy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Danny Orlis and the Live-In Tragedy Author: Bernard Palmer Publisher: Moody Publishers, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0802472366 ISBN-10: 0802472362 Language level: 1 (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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Quiet Boy

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Quiet Boy Authors: Lela and Rufus Waltrip Illustrator: Theresa Kalab Smith Publisher: Weekly Readers Book Club, reprinted in 1962 ISBN-13: 978-1299906464 ISBN-10: 129990646X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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