Category Archives: science fiction

My Trip to Alpha I

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: My Trip to Alpha I Author: Alfred Slote Illustrator: Harold Berson Publisher: Harper Trophy, republished 1992 ISBN-13: 978-0812446197 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0812446194 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0440847342 Paperback ISBN-10: 0440847346 Paperback Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Man-Kzin Wars II

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Man-Kzin Wars II Author: Larry Niven Cover Illustrator: Steve Hickman Publisher: Baen, Reissued 1990 ISBN-13: 978-0671720360 ISBN-10: 0671720360 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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The Man-Kzin Wars

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Man-Kzin Wars Author: Larry Niven with Poul Anderson and Dean Ing Cover Illustrator: Steve Hickman Publisher: Baen, republished 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1451639001 ISBN-10: 1451639007 Language level: 5 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Planet Out of the Past

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Planet Out of the Past Author: James Lincoln Collier Cover Illustrators: Tom Cross and David Jemison Publisher: Atheneum, 1983 ISBN-13: 978-0027228601 ISBN-10: 0027228606 Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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Swamp Thing

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Swamp Thing Author: David Houston Publisher: Tor Books, 1982 ISBN-13: 978-0523480398 ISBN-10: 0523480393 Language level: 5 (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 … Continue reading

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A Watcher in the Woods

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Watcher in the Woods Author: Florence Engel Randall Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, republished in 1980 ISBN-13: 978-0689305115 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0689305117  Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0590313346 Paperback ISBN-10: 0590313347 Paperback Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Tom Swift and The Asteroid Pirates

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Tom Swift and The Asteroid Pirates Author: Victor Appleton II Illustrator: Charles Brey Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, reprinted 1964 ISBN-13: 9780001622098 ISBN-10: 0001622099 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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