Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

Pictures of Hollis Woods

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Pictures of Hollis Woods Author: Patricia Reilly Giff Publisher: Yearling, reprinted 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0385326551 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0385326556 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0439692397 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440415787 Paperback Related website(s): http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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On My Honor

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: On My Honor Author: Marion Dane Bauer Cover Illustrator: Matthew Archambault Publisher: Clarion Books, reissued 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1627652858 Hardcover ISBN-10: 162765285X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0547722405 Paperback ISBN-10: 0547722400 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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A String in the Harp

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A String in the Harp Author: Nancy Bond Cover Illustrator: Maureen Hyde Publisher: Aladdin, reprinted 2006 ISBN-13: 978-0689500367 Hardcover ISBN-10: 068950036X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1416927716 Paperback ISBN-10: 1416927719 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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The Perilous Road

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Perilous Road Author: William O. Steele Publisher: Harcourt Young Classics, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0152052034 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0152052038 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0152052041 Paperback ISBN-10: 0152052046 Paperback Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Chucaro: Wild Pony of the Pampa

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Chucaro: Wild Pony of the Pampa Author: Francis Kalnay Illustrator: Julian De Miskey Publisher: Walker Children’s, 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0802773876 ISBN-10: 0802773877 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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The Corn Grows Ripe

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Corn Grows Ripe Author: Dorothy Rhoads Illustrator: Jean Charlot Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0780720619 Hardcover ISBN-10: 078072061X Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0140363135 Paperback ISBN-10: 0140363130 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Red Sails to Capri

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Red Sails to Capri Author: Ann Weil Illustrator: C. R. Falls Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 1988 ISBN-13: 978-0670592135 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0670592137 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0140328585 Paperback ISBN-10: 0140328580 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Kildee House

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Kildee House Author: Rutherford G. Montgomery Illustrator: Barbara Cooney Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0802773883 ISBN-10: 0802773885 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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Daughter of the Mountains

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Daughter of the Mountains Author: Louise Rankin Illustrator: Kurt Weise Publisher:  Puffin Books, reissued 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0670257881 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0670257885 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0140363357 Paperback ISBN-10: 0140363351 Paperback Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Crazy Lady!

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Crazy Lady! Author: Jane Leslie Conly Cover Illustrator: Vincent Nasta Publisher: HarperCollins, republished 1995 ISBN-13: 978-0064405713 ISBN-10: 0064405713 Language level: 5 (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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