Category Archives: general youth fiction

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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The Summer of Riley

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Summer of Riley Author: Eve Bunting Cover Illustrator: Rob Hefferan Publisher: HarperCollins, reprinted 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0064409278 ISBN-10: 0064409279 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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Dobry

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dobry Author: Monica Shannon Illustrator: Atanas Katchamakoff Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0140363340 ISBN-10: 0140363343 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 … Continue reading

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Blue Heron

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Blue Heron Author: Avi (Edward Irving Wortis) Publisher: HarperCollins, reissued 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0380720439 ISBN-10: 0380720434 Language level: 3 (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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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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