Category Archives: general youth fiction

Runaways: When It’s Easier to Just Get Away…Fast

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Runaways: When It’s Easier to Just Get Away…Fast Author: Tim Bennett Cover Illustrator: David Danglis Publisher: Sel Publications, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0692941546 ISBN-10: 0692941541 Related website(s): http://www.moviesandmemoirs.org (author) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Thing About Jellyfish

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Thing About Jellyfish Author: Ali Benjamin Illustrators: Eric Fan and Terry Fan Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, reprinted 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0316380867 Hardcover ISBN-10: 9780316380867 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0316380843  Paperback ISBN-10: 0316380843 Paperback Related … Continue reading

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Zeus and Roxanne

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Zeus and Roxanne Author: Patricia Hermes Publisher: Aladdin, 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0671003708 ISBN-10: 0671003704 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 and/or profanity; 5=obscenity … Continue reading

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Then Again, Maybe I Won’t

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Then Again, Maybe I Won’t Author: Judy Blume Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, reprinted 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1481413657 ISBN-10: 1481413651 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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The Highest Hit

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Highest Hit Author: Nancy Willard Illustrator: Emily Arnold McCully Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0613716161 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0613716167 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0152342791 Paperback ISBN-10: 0152342796 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Seedfolks

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Seedfolks Author: Paul Fleischman Illustrator: Judy Pedersen Publisher: HarperTrophy, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0064472074 ISBN-10: 0590511904 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Wonder

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Wonder Author: R. J. Palacio Jacket Illustrator: Tad Carpenter Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0375869020 ISBN-10: 0375969020 Related website: http://www.randomhousekids.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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