Category Archives: Newbery Award Winners

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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The Story of Mankind

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of Mankind Authorand ¬†Illustrator: Hendrik Willem van Loon Publisher: Liveright, latest edition 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0871401755 ISBN-10: 0871401754 Related website: Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children Author: Arthur Bowie Chrisman Illustrator: Else Hasselriis Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Co. Inc., reprinted in 1968 ISBN-13: 978-0525392446 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0525392440 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0816720781 (Paperback) ISBN-10: … Continue reading

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Roller Skates

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Roller Skates Author: Ruth Sawyer Illustrator: Valenti Angelo Publisher: Viking Penguin, republished in 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0808538028 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0808538020 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140303582 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140303588 (Paperback) Language level: 3 (unfortunately) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Midwife’s Apprentice

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Midwife’s Apprentice Author: Karen Cushman Cover Illustrator: Brian Leister Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, reprinted in 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0613001854 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613001850 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0547722177 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0547722176 (Paperback) Language level: 3 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Author: Kate DiCamillo Illustrator: K. G. Campbell Publisher: Candlewick, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0763660406 ISBN-10: 076366040X Related website: http://www.candlewick.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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