Category Archives: historical fiction

Honk the Moose

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Honk the Moose Author: Phil Stong Illustrator: Kurt Wiese Publisher: Trellis Publishing Inc., republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-1930650367 ISBN-10: 1930650361 Language level: 2 (the euphemism “gee” occurs a few times) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London Author: Elvira Woodruff Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, reprinted 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0439281331 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0439281334 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0439281348 Paperback ISBN-10: 0439281342 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: … Continue reading

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The Good Master

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Good Master Author and Illustrator: Kate Seredy Publisher: Puffin Books, reprinted 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0140301335 ISBN-10: 014030133X Related website(s): http://www.penguinputnam.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “gee” is used once) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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A Journey to Matecumbe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Journey to Matecumbe Author: Robert Lewis Taylor Illustrator: Joseph Papin Publisher: Pocket Books, republished 1976 ISBN-13: 978-9997409317 Hardcover ISBN-10: 9997409310 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0671806095 Paperback ISBN-10: 0671806092 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Sod Schoolhouse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sod Schoolhouse Authors: Courtner King and Bonnie Bess Worline Cover Illustrator: Bruce Bealmear Publisher: Capper Press, 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0941678551 ISBN-10: 0941678555 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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Sod House Adventure or The Children Who Stayed Alone

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sod House Adventure or The Children Who Stayed Alone Author: Bonnie Bess Worline Illustrator: Walter Barrows Publisher: Scholastic Book Services, republished 1971 ISBN-13: 978-0590085212 ISBN-10: 0590085212 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Winter Room

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Winter Room Author: Gary Paulsen Cover Illustrator: Larry Rostant Publisher: Yearling, reissued 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0440404545 ISBN-10: 0440404541 Related website: http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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