Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

New Found World

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: New Found World Author: Katherine Binney Shippen Illustrator: C. B. Falls Publisher: Viking Children’s Books, fourth printing edition in 1964 ISBN-13: 9780670507016 ISBN-10: 0670507016 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Lone Journey: The Life of Roger Williams

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Lone Journey: The Life of Roger Williams Author: Jeanette Eaton Illustrator: Woodi Ishmael Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company, republished in 1968 ISBN-13: 978-0152484729 ISBN-10: 0152484728 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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Rufus M.

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Rufus M. Author: Eleanor Estes Illustrator: Louis Slobodkin Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0152025779 ISBN-10: 0152025774 Related website(s): http://www.harcourt.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Mountain Born

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Mountain Born Author: Elizabeth Yates Illustrator: Nora Spicer Unwin Publisher: JourneyForth, republished 2005 ISBN-13: 978-0890847060 ISBN-10: 0890847061 Related website(s): Language level: 1 (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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George Washington’s World

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: George Washington’s World Author and Illustrator: Genevieve Foster Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books, expanded edition 1997 ISBN-13: 978-0964380349 ISBN-10: 096438034X Language level: 1 (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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The Middle Moffat

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Middle Moffat Author: Eleanor Estes Illustrator: Louis Slobodkin Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0152025298 ISBN-10: 0152025294 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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Have You Seen Tom Thumb?

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Have You Seen Tom Thumb? Author: Mabel Leigh Hunt Illustrator: Fritz Eichenberg Publisher: Harpercollins Children’s Books, 1942 ISBN-13: 978-9998894297 ISBN-10: 9998894298 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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