Category Archives: general youth fiction

Carly’s Buck

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Carly’s Buck Author: Carole S. Adler Cover Illustrator: Eric Velasquez Publisher: Clarion Books, 1987 ISBN-13: 978-0899194806 ISBN-10: 089919480X 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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The Christmas Pony

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Christmas Pony Author: Sylvia Green Illustrator: Sharon Scotland Publisher: Scholastic, republished in 2002 ISBN-13: 978-0439449281 ISBN-10: 0439449286 Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Water Sky

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Water Sky Author and Illustrator: Jean Craighead George Publisher: HarperTeen, republished 1989 ISBN-13: 978-0064402026 ISBN-10: 0064402026 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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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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