Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

The Windy Hill

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Windy Hill Author: Cornelia Meigs Illustrator: Berta and Elmer Hader Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1541199217 ISBN-10: 1541199219 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes Author: Herbert Best Illustrator: Erick Berry Publisher: Puffin, republished 1941 ASIN: B001UIB8KW ASIN: B0019UDW7I ASIN: B001DTWTE2 ASIN: B0007H4SLS ASIN: B00KVHRVAE ASIN: B000Z2B00C ASIN: B000N4UB66 Language level: … Continue reading

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The Dream Coach

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Dream Coach Author: Anne Parrish Illustrator: Dillwyn Parrish Publisher: Macmillan Pub. Co., 1924 ISBN-13: 978-9997488718 ISBN-10: 9997488717 Language level: 1 (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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Abraham Lincoln’s World 1809-1865, Expanded Edition

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Abraham Lincoln’s World 1809-1865, Expanded Edition Author: Genevieve Foster Illustrator: Joanna Foster Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books, republished 2003 ISBN-13: 978-1893103160 ISBN-10: 1893103161 Related website: http://www.bfbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (the ā€œdā€ word is found a … Continue reading

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The Jumping-Off Place

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Jumping-Off Place Author: Marian Hurd McNeely Illustrator: William Siegel Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0486815688 ISBN-10: 0486815684 Related website: http://www.sdshspress.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery Author: Padraic Colum Illustrator: Wilfred Jones Publisher: The Macmillan Company, 1925 ISBN-13: 978-9997488749 ISBN-10: 9997488741 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Fog Magic

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Fog Magic Author: Julia L. Sauer Illustrator: Lynd Ward Publisher: Viking Juvenile, republished in 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0670060160 Hardcover ISBN-10: 067006016X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0140321630 Paperback ISBN-10: 0140321632 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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