Category Archives: historical fiction

Goodbye, Charley

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Goodbye, Charley Author: Jane Buchanan Jacket Illustrator: Susan Gaber Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0374350208 ISBN-10: 0374350205 Related website: http://www.fsgkidsbooks.com Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel Authors: Justine Korman and Ron Fontes Illustrator: Charlie Shaw Publisher: Disney Press, 1992 ISBN-13: 978-1562822651 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1562822659 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1562822644 Paperback ISBN-10: 1562822640 Paperback Language level: … Continue reading

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Winter Cottage

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Winter Cottage Author: Carol Ryrie Brink Illustrator: Fermin Rocker Publisher: Atheneum, republished 1974 ISBN-13: 978-0020419709 ISBN-10: 0020419708 Language level: 2 (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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Sam And The Colonels

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Sam And The Colonels Author: Bianca Bradbury Illustrator: Charles Greer Publisher: Macrae Smith Company, 1966 ASIN: B000ELDAMK ASIN: B000NP1IYO 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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Swift Rivers

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Swift Rivers Author: Cornelia Meigs Cover Illustrator: Tim Tanner Publisher: Walker, republished 2004) ISBN-13: 978-0802777034 ISBN-10: 0802777031 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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Indian Fur

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Indian Fur Author: Glenn Balch Illustrator: Robert Frankenberg Publisher: Crowell, 1951 ASIN: B0007E5EFA 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 and/or profanity; 5=obscenity … Continue reading

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Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia Author: Nora Burglon Illustrator: Edgar Parin Daulaire Publisher: Doubleday and Company Inc., republished 1955 ASIN: B000GS5ROK ASIN: B000H3PD84 ASIN: B001E5AIQQ Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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