Category Archives: historical fiction

Swift Arrow

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Swift Arrow Author: Josephine Cunnington Edwards Illustrator: Ron Plante Publisher: Teach Services Inc., republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1572580800 ISBN-10: 1572580801 Related website: http://www.TEACHServices.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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A Separate Peace

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Separate Peace Author: John Knowles Cover Illustrator: JimTierney Publisher: Scribner, 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0743253970 ISBN-10: 0743253973 Related website: http://www.SimonandSchuster.com (publisher) Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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The Apple Dumpling Gang

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Apple Dumpling Gang Author: Jack M. Bickham Jacket Illustrator: Marvin Mattelson Publisher: Ace Books, republished in 1983 ISBN-13: 978-0385076371 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0385076371 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0441025879 Paperback ISBN-10: 0441025870 Paperback Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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The Jumping-Off Place

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Jumping-Off Place Author: Marian Hurd McNeely Illustrator: William Siegel Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0486815688 ISBN-10: 0486815684 Related website: http://www.sdshspress.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Rachel and Obadiah

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rachel and Obadiah Author and Illustrator: Brinton Turkle Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-1893103184 ISBN-10: 1893103188 Related website: http://www.bfbooks.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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Treachery and Truth: A Story of Sinners, Servants, and Saints

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Treachery and Truth: A Story of Sinners, Servants, and Saints Author: Katy Huth Jones Publisher: Pauline Books and Media, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0819875358 ISBN-10: 081987535X Related website: http://www.pauline.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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From Bondage to Freedom: A Tale of the Times of Mohammed

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: From Bondage to Freedom: A Tale of the Times of Mohammed Author: Emma Leslie Illustrator: Sheeres Symmons Publisher: Salem Ridge Press, republished 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0977678686 ISBN-10: 0977678687 Related website: http://www.salemridgepress.com/ (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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