Category Archives: Newbery Honor Books

The Gammage Cup: A Novel of the Minnipins

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Gammage Cup: A Novel of the Minnipins Author: Carol Kendall Illustrator: Erik Blegvad Publisher: Young Readers Paperbacks, 2000 ISBN-13: 978-0152024932 ISBN-10: 015202493X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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A Solitary Blue

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Solitary Blue Author: Cynthia Voigt Illustrator: Mick Wiggins Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, reprinted 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1442428805 ISBN-10: 1442428805 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or … Continue reading

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Young Mac of Fort Vancouver

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Young Mac of Fort Vancouver Author: Mary Jane Carr Illustrator: Richard Holberg Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, reprinted 1945 ISBN-13: 978-0690910551 ISBN-10: 069091055X Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Heavenly Tenants

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Heavenly Tenants Author: William Maxwell Illustrator: Ilonka Karasz Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0486815299 ISBN-10: 0486815293 Related website(s): http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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The Avion My Uncle Flew

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Avion My Uncle Flew Author: Cyrus Fisher (Darwin L. Teilhet) Illustrator: Richard Floethe Publisher Puffin Books, republished 1993: ISBN-13: 978-0140364873 ISBN-10: 0590462423 Related website(s): http://www.enotes.com/topics/darwin-l-teilhet (author) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Moved-Outers

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Moved-Outers Author: Florence Crannell Means Illustrator: Paula Dias Publisher: Walker and Company Children’s, republished 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0395069332 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0395069335 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0802773869 Paperback ISBN-10: 0802773869 Paperback Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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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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