Category Archives: period fiction

O Pioneers!

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: O Pioneers! Author: Willa Cather Cover Illustrator: Sally Mara Sturman Publisher: Dover Publications, republished 1993 ISBN-13: 978-0486277851 ISBN-10: 0486277852 Language level: 3 (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 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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A Place for Peter

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Place for Peter Author: Elizabeth Yates Illustrator: Nora S. Unwin Publisher: JourneyForth, republished 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0890847480 ISBN-10: 0890847487 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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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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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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Bright Island

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bright Island Author: Mabel L. Robinson Illustrator: Lynd Ward Publisher: Yearling, republished 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0375971365 ISBN-10: 037597136X Related website(s): http://www.randomhouse.com/kids (publisher) 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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The Moffats

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Moffats Author: Eleanor Estes Illustrator: Louis Slobodkin Publisher: Harcourt, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0152025410 ISBN-10: 0152025413 Related website(s): http://www.HarcourtBooks.com (publisher) Language level: 2 (the euphemism “gee” appears several times) (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish … Continue reading

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