Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

The Winter Room

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Winter Room Author: Gary Paulsen Cover Illustrator: Larry Rostant Publisher: Yearling, reissued 1991 ISBN-13: 978-0440404545 ISBN-10: 0440404541 Related website: http://www.scholastic.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Tod of the Fens

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tod of the Fens Author: Elinor Whitney Field Illustrator: Warwick Goble Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1545203132 ISBN-10: 154520313X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Winged Girl of Knossos

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Winged Girl of Knossos Author and Illustrator: Erick Berry Publisher: Paul Dry Books, republished 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1589881204 ISBN-10: 1589881206 Related website: http://www.pauldrybooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Young Walter Scott: An Historical Romance, with a Portrait

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Walter Scott: An Historical Romance, with a Portrait Author: Elizabeth Janet Gray Illustrator: Kate Seredy Publisher: Viking Press, 1935 ISBN-13: 978-9997489272 ISBN-10: 9997489276 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Spice and the Devil’s Cave

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Spice and the Devil’s Cave Author: Agnes Danforth Hewes Illustrator: Lynd Ward Publisher: Dover Publications, republished 2014 ISBN-13: 9780486492872 ISBN 0486492877 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (unfortunately) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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The Great Quest

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Great Quest Author: Charles Hawes Illustrator: George Varian Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1530154401 ISBN-10: 1530154405 Language level: 3 (barely) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Cedric, the Forester

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Cedric, the Forester Author: Bernard Gay Marshall Illustrator: J. Scott Williams Publisher: Scholar’s Choice, republished 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1298006691 ISBN-10: 1298006694 Related website: http://www.forgottenbooks.org Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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