Category Archives: Newbery Award Winners

Kira-Kira

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kira-Kira Author: Cynthia Kadohata Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Reprinted 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0689856396 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0689856393 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0689856402 Paperback ISBN-10: 0689856407 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.scholastic.com (publisher0 Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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New Kid

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: New Kid Author and Illustrator: Jerry Craft Publisher: Quill Tree Books, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-0062691200 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0062691201 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0062691194 Paperback ISBN-10: 0062691198 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.jerrycraft.com (author), http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; … Continue reading

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Daniel Boone with Original Lithographs in Color by the Author

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Daniel Boone with Original Lithographs in Color by the Author Author and Illustrator: James Daugherty Publisher: Viking Children’s Books, republished 1971 ISBN-13: 9780670255900 ISBN-10: 0670255904 Language level:  1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Westing Game: A Puzzle Mystery

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Westing Game: A Puzzle Mystery Author: Ellen Raskin Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0142401200 ISBN-10: 014240120X Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot … Continue reading

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Dobry

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Dobry Author: Monica Shannon Illustrator: Atanas Katchamakoff Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0140363340 ISBN-10: 0140363343 Language level: 1 (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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Up a Road Slowly

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Up a Road Slowly Author: Irene Hunt Original cover illustrator: Don Bolognese Publisher: Berkley, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-0425188170 ISBN-10: 0425188175 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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It’s Like This, Cat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: It’s Like This, Cat Author: Emily Cheney Neville Illustrator: Emil Weiss Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc., reprinted 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0064400732 ISBN-10: 0064400735 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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