Category Archives: historical fiction

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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Frozen Summer

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Frozen Summer Author: Mary Jane Auch Cover Illustrator: Matthew Archambault Publisher: Yearling, republished 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0440416241 ISBN-10: 0440416248 Related website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Trail to Dismal River

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Trail to Dismal River Author: Archie Joscelyn Publisher: Avalon Books, 1975 ASIN: B000OO71RC ASIN: B002XRWAII Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing … Continue reading

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The Friendly Persuasion

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Friendly Persuasion Author: Jessamyn West Cover Illustrator: William A. Blake Publisher: Harvest Books, reprinted 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0156029094 ISBN-10: 015602909X Related website: http://www.harcourtbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War Author: Hildegard Hoyt Swift Illustrator: James Daugherty Publisher: Harcourt, republished 1960 ISBN-13: 9780152651190 ISBN-10: 0152651195 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Children of the Covered Wagon: A Story of the Old Oregon Trail

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Children of the Covered Wagon: A Story of the Old Oregon Trail Author: Mary Jane Carr Illustrator: Bob Kuhn Publisher: Christian Liberty Press, republished 2007 ISBN-13: 978-1932971507 ISBN-10: 1932971505 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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The War That Saved My Life

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The War That Saved My Life Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Publisher: Puffin Books, reprinted 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0147510488 ISBN-10: 0147510481 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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