Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandanavia Author: Nora Burglon Illustrator: Edgar Parin Daulaire Publisher: Doubleday and Company Inc., republished 1955 ASIN: B000GS5ROK ASIN: B000H3PD84 ASIN: B001E5AIQQ Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree Author: Bill Brittain Illustrator: Andrew Glass Publisher: HarperCollins, reissued 1986 ISBN-13: 978-0064401685 ISBN-10: 0064401685 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War Author: Hildegard Hoyt Swift Illustrator: James Daugherty Publisher: Harcourt, republished 1960 ISBN-13: 9780152651190 ISBN-10: 0152651195 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The War That Saved My Life

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The War That Saved My Life Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Publisher: Puffin Books, reprinted 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0147510488 ISBN-10: 0147510481 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland Author: Jeanette Eaton Publisher: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1929 ISBN-13: 978-9997488893 ISBN-10: 999748889X Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Calico Bush

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Calico Bush Author: Rachel Field Illustrator: Allen Lewis Publisher: Aladdin, republished 1998 ISBN-13: 978-0689822858 ISBN-10: 0689822855 Related website: http://www.SimonSaysKids.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; … Continue reading

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Jane’s Island

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Jane’s Island Author: Marjorie Hill Allee Illustrator: Maitland De Gogorza Publisher: Woods Hole Historical College, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0961137427 ISBN-10: 0961137428 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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