Category Archives: period fiction

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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The Windy Hill

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Windy Hill Author: Cornelia Meigs Illustrator: Berta and Elmer Hader Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, republished 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1541199217 ISBN-10: 1541199219 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Waterless Mountain

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Waterless Mountain Author: Laura Adams Armer Illustrator: Sidney Armer Publisher: Dover Publications, reprinted 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0486492889 ISBN-10: 0486492885 Language level: 2 (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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Swiftwater

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Swiftwater Author: Paul Annixter Publisher: Scholastic, republished 1976 ISBN-13: 978-0809090808 ISBN-10: 0809090805 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing and/or profanity; 4=a lot of cursing and/or profanity; 5=obscenity and/or … Continue reading

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Toby Tyler, Or Ten Weeks with a Circus

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Toby Tyler, Or Ten Weeks with a Circus Author: James Otis Illustrator: William P. Couse Publisher: MPR Publishing, republished 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0983185789 ISBN-10: 0983185786 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Legend Led

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Legend Led Author: Amy LeFeuvre Illustrator: E. Lance Publisher: Curiosmith, republished in 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1935626862 ISBN-10: 1935626868 Related website: http://www.abpub.com (publisher) 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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No Children, No Pets

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: No Children, No Pets Author and Illustrator: Marion Holland Publisher: Avyx (Sonlight), 2012 ISBN-13:  9781935570103 ISBN-10: 1935570103 Related website: http://www.avyx.com (publisher) 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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