Category Archives: Newbery Award Winners

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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Waterless Mountain

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Waterless Mountain Author: Laura Adams Armer Illustrator: Sidney Armer Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0486492889 ISBN-10: 0486492885 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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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Author and Illustrator: Hugh Lofting Publisher: Yearling, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0440400028 ISBN-10: 0440400023 Language level: 3 (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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