Category Archives: general youth fiction

New Kid

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: New Kid Author and Illustrator: Jerry Craft Publisher: Quill Tree Books, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-0062691200 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0062691201 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0062691194 Paperback ISBN-10: 0062691198 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.jerrycraft.com (author), http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Zipper: The Kid with ADHD

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Zipper: The Kid with ADHD Author: Caroline Janover Illustrator: Rick Powell Publisher: iUniverse, republished 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0595476152 ISBN-10: 0595476155 Related website(s): http://www.Backinprint.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Snailman

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Snailman Author: Brenda Sivers Illustrator: Shirley Hughes Publisher: Little Brown and Co., 1978 ISBN-13: 978-0316791182 ISBN-10: 0316791180 Language level: 3 (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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Forgive the River, Forgive the Sky

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Forgive the River, Forgive the Sky Author: Gloria Whelan Cover Designer: Matthew K. VanZomeren Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0802851550 Hardcover ISBN-10: 080285155X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0802852564 Paperback ISBN-10: 0802852564 Paperback Related … Continue reading

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I Won’t Let Them Hurt You

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Won’t Let Them Hurt You Author: Linda Barr Publisher: ¬†iUniverse, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0595001866 ISBN-10: 0595001866 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of … Continue reading

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On My Honor

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: On My Honor Author: Marion Dane Bauer Cover Illustrator: Matthew Archambault Publisher: Clarion Books, reissued 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1627652858 Hardcover ISBN-10: 162765285X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0547722405 Paperback ISBN-10: 0547722400 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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How to Be Cool in the Third Grade

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: How to Be Cool in the Third Grade Author: Betsy Duffey Illustrator: Janet Wilson Publisher: Puffin Books, reprinted1999 ISBN-13: 978-0613644112 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0613644115 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0141304663 Paperback ISBN-10: 0141304669 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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