Category Archives: general youth fiction

Next-Door Neighbors

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Next-Door Neighbors Author: Sarah Ellis Jacket Illustrator: Jacqueline Garrick Publisher: Yearling, republished 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0689504952 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0689504950 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440406204 Paperback ISBN-10: 044040620X Paperback Related website(s): http://www.SimonSaysKids.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Fox Farm

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Fox Farm Author: Eileen Dunlop Jacket Illustrator: Mary Dinsdale Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston, republished 1979 ISBN-13: 978-0192714282 ISBN-10: 0192714287 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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Darcy’s Wild Life #5: The Play’s the Thing 

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Darcy’s Wild Life #5: The Play’s the Thing  Author: Sierra Harimann Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0448443522 ISBN-10: 044844352X Related website(s): http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Why Me?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Why Me? Author: Ellen Conford Publisher: Simon Pulse, republished 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0316153263 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0316153265 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0671741525 Paperback ISBN-10: 0671741527 Paperback Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Harry, The Wild West Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Harry, The Wild West Horse Author: Eleanor Lowenton Clymer Illustrator: Leonard Shortall Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, republished 1964 ASIN: B0006AYJ38 ASIN: B001BYP3GU ASIN: B000WTX3V2 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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White Ruff

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: White Ruff Author: Glenn Balch Illustrator: Dick Priest Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC, republished 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1258099626 ISBN-10: 1258099624 Language level: 2 (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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Five-Finger Discount

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Five-Finger Discount Author: Barthe DeClements Cover Illustrator: Diana Voyas Publisher: iUniverse, republished in 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0385297059 Hardcover ISBN-10: 038529705X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0595007806 Paperback ISBN-10: 0595007805 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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Morena

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Morena Author: Peter Zachary Cohen Illustrator: Haris Petie Publisher: Atheneum, 1970 ISBN-13: 978-0689205958 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0689205953 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0689703539 Paperback ISBN-10: 0689703538 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Compound 

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Compound Author: S. A. Bodeen Cover Artist: Rick Deas Publisher:  Square Fish, republished 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0312370152 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0312370156 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0312578602 Paperback ISBN-10: 0312578601 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 4 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Did You Carry the Flag Today, Charley?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Did You Carry the Flag Today, Charley? Author: Rebecca Caudill Illustrator: Nancy Grossman Publisher: Yearling, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0805012019 Hardcover ISBN-10: 080501201X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440400929 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440400929 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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