Category Archives: general youth fiction

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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Kildee House

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kildee House Author: Rutherford G. Montgomery Illustrator: Barbara Cooney Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0802773883 ISBN-10: 0802773885 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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Casey and The General

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Casey and The General Author: Priscilla W. Dundon Illustrator: Sue Lundgren Publisher: Weekly Reader, 1984 ASIN: B07MKQF27J ASIN: B000FBLPH6 Language level: 1 (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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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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