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The Picture of Dorian Gray

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Picture of Dorian Gray Author: Oscar Wilde Publisher: Collector’s Library, republished in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-1904633150 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 1904633153 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-1403739087 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 1403739080 (Paperback) Language level: 3 (occasional profanity and cursing) (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Selected Essays, Lectures and Poems

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Selected Essays, Lectures and Poems Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson Publisher: Bantam Classics, published in 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0553213881 ISBN-10: 0553213881 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Stories Author: Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) Illustrator: Alan James Robinson Publisher: Filter Press, republished in 1965 ISBN-13: 978-0895774156 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0895774151 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0910584029 (Paperback) … Continue reading

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Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter: Christian Guides to the Classics

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter: Christian Guides to the Classics Author: Leland Ryken Cover Illustrator: Howell Golson Publisher: Crossway, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1433526084 ISBN-10: 1433526085 Related website: http://www.crossway.org/ (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Seesaw

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Seesaw Authors: Leland B. Jacobs and Jo Jasper Turner Publisher: A Beka Books, republished in 1986 ASIN: B000AXS1OE Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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The Mill on the Floss: In Their Death They Were Not Divided

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: ┬áThe Mill on the Floss: In Their Death They Were Not Divided Author: George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) Publisher: Dover Publications, republished in 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0486426808 ISBN-10: 0486426807 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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"One Thousand Beautiful Things: A Collection of Prose and Poetry"

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: One Thousand Beautiful Things: A Collection of Prose and Poetry Author: Marjorie Barrows, editor Publisher: Consolidated Books, reprinted in 1948 ASIN: B000UDHRNU ASIN: B000OKROK0 ASIN: B00412NAVE ASIN: B000CRHX4C ASIN: B000JF2MWU Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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