Category Archives: historical fiction

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Author: Bette Bao Lord Illustrator: Marc Simont Publisher: : HarperCollins, republished 2019 ISBN-13: 978-0064401753 ISBN-10: 0064401758 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Winter People

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Winter People Author: Joseph Bruchac Cover Illustrator: James Bernardin Publisher: Puffin, reprinted 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0142402290 ISBN-10: 014240229X Related website(s): http://www.josephbruchac.com (author),  http://www,penguin.com (publisher) Language level:  1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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When Knighthood Was in Flower

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: When Knighthood Was in Flower Author: Charles Major Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2018 ISBN-13: 978-1986728607 ISBN-10: 1986728609 Language level:  3 (barely) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Young Mac of Fort Vancouver

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Mac of Fort Vancouver Author: Mary Jane Carr Illustrator: Richard Holberg Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, reprinted 1945 ISBN-13: 978-0690910551 ISBN-10: 069091055X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916 Author: Lauren Tarshis Illustrator: Scott Dawson Publisher: Scholastic, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0545206952 ISBN-10: 0545206952 Related website(s): http://www.laurentarshis.com (author); http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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No Dark Clouds

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: No Dark Clouds Author: R.W. Nelson Cover Designer: Kyle Saylors Publisher: Pax Veritas Media, 2018 ISBN-13: 978-0692082409 ISBN-10: 0692082409 Related website(s): http://www.nodarkclouds.com (book), http://www.rwnelson-author.com (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Mountain Born

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mountain Born Author: Elizabeth Yates Illustrator: Nora Spicer Unwin Publisher: JourneyForth, republished 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0890847060 ISBN-10: 0890847061 Related website(s): 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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