Category Archives: general youth fiction

Better Nate Than Ever

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Better Nate Than Ever Author: Tim Federle Cover Illustrator: Scott M. Fischer Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, reprinted 2014) ISBN-13: 978-1442446892 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1442446897 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1442446915 Paperback ISBN-10: 1442446919 Paperback Related … Continue reading

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Full Moon, Half a Heart

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Full Moon, Half a Heart Author: Vila Gingerich Publisher: Plain Day Press, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-0999544617 ISBN-10: 0999544616 Related website(s): http://www.vilagingerich.com (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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The Goats

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Goats Author and Illustrator: Brock Cole Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux, republished 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0374326784 ISBN-10: 0374326784 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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Snowbound In Hidden Valley

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Snowbound In Hidden Valley Author: Holly Wilson Illustrator: Dorothy Bayley Morse Publisher: Scholastic, reprinted 1970 ISBN-13: 9780671838256 ISBN-10: 0671838253 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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Crazy Lady!

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Crazy Lady! Author: Jane Leslie Conly Cover Illustrator: Vincent Nasta Publisher: HarperCollins, republished 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0064405713 ISBN-10: 0064405713 Language level: 5 (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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A Solitary Blue

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Solitary Blue Author: Cynthia Voigt Illustrator: Mick Wiggins Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, reprinted 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1442428805 ISBN-10: 1442428805 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Janie? 

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Whatever Happened to Janie?  Author: Caroline B. Cooney Publisher: Ember reprinted 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0385742399 ISBN-10: 0385742399 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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