Category Archives: general youth fiction

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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There’s a Frog in My Sleeping Bag: The Camp Trickster Strikes Again

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: There’s a Frog in My Sleeping Bag: The Camp Trickster Strikes Again Author: Susan Clymer Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0590880268 ISBN-10: 0590880268 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Hooples on the Highway

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hooples on the Highway Author: Stephen Manes Publisher: Avon Books, reprinted 1985 ISBN-13: 978-0380699896 ISBN-10: 0380699893 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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Nothing’s Fair in Fifth Grade

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Nothing’s Fair in Fifth Grade Author: Barthe DeClements Cover Illustrator: Jeanette Adams Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0142413494 ISBN-10: 0142413496 Related website: Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Not-Just-Anybody Family

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Not-Just-Anybody Family Author: Betsy Byars Illustrator: Jacqueline Rigers Publisher: Yearling Books, republished 1987 ISBN-13: 978-0385294430 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0385294433 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440459514 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440459516 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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