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The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery Author: Padraic Colum Illustrator: Wilfred Jones Publisher: The Macmillan Company, 1925 ISBN-13: 978-9997488749 ISBN-10: 9997488741 Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; … Continue reading

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Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children Author: Arthur Bowie Chrisman Illustrator: Else Hasselriis Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Co. Inc., reprinted in 1968 ISBN-13: 978-0525392446 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0525392440 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0816720781 (Paperback) ISBN-10: … Continue reading

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Incredible Pirate Tales: Fourteen Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the High Seas

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Incredible Pirate Tales: Fourteen Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the High Seas Author: Tom McCarthy, Editor Publisher: Lyons Press, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-1592282845 ISBN-10: 1592282849 Related website: http://www.LyonsPress.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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More Story Times with Grandma

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: More Story Times with Grandma Author: Mary Elizabeth Yoder Cover Photographer: Virginia Swartzentruber Publisher: Christian Light Publications, fourth printing in 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0878135912 ISBN-10: 087813591X Related website: http://www.clp.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Story Time with Grandma

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Story Time with Grandma Author: Mary Elizabeth Yoder Cover Photographer: Robert K. Monn Publisher: Christian Light Publications, 10th printing in 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0878135141 ISBN-10: 0878135146 Related website: http://www.clp.org (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common … Continue reading

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Civil War Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Civil War Stories Author: Ambrose Bierce Publisher: Dover Publications Inc., 1994 ISBN-13: 978-0486280387 ISBN-10: 0486280381 Related website: http://www.doverpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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The Magic World

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Magic World Author: Edith Nesbit Cover Illustrator: Paul Finn Publisher: Puffin, reissued in 1996 ISBN-13: 978-0140367652 ISBN-10: 0140367659 Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing or profanity; 4=a … Continue reading

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A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories Author: Joan AikenĀ  Illustrator: Kevin Hawkes Publisher: Puffin Books, republished in 1975 ISBN-13: 978-0756956868 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0756956862 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0140307542 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0140307540 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.joanaiken.com Language … Continue reading

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Coals of Fire

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Coals of Fire Author: Elizabeth Hershberger Bauman Illustrator: Allan Eitzen Publisher: Herald Press, new edition published in 1971 ISBN-13: 978-0613818599 (Hardcover) ISBN-10: 0613818598 (Hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0836119572 (Paperback) ISBN-10: 0836119576 (Paperback) Related website: http://www.heraldpress.com (publisher) Language … Continue reading

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Trappers, Trains, and Mining Claims: Colorado History Stories for the Elementary Level

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Trappers, Trains, and Mining Claims: Colorado History Stories for the Elementary Level Authors: Sam and Linda Simonetta Publisher: Pruett Publishing Co., republished in 1981 ISBN-10: 0-87108-089-3 (hardback) ISBN-10: 0-87108-194-6 (paperback) Language level: 1 (nothing objectionable) … Continue reading

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