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Bananas Don’t Grow on Trees: A Guide to Popular Misconceptions

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Bananas Don’t Grow on Trees: A Guide to Popular Misconceptions Author: Joseph Rosenbloom Illustrator: Joyce Behr Publisher: Pan Books, republished 1981 ISBN-13: 978-0806931005 Hardcover ISBN-10: 0806931000 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0330262903 ISBN-10: 0330262904 Language level: 1 (1=nothing … Continue reading

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The Pageant of Chinese History

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Pageant of Chinese History Author: Elizabeth Seeger Illustrator: Bernard Watkins Publisher: David McKay Company, Fourth Edition in 1967 ASIN: B0006AMKP2 ASIN: B0006ARD8Q ASIN: B000K3T1JS Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang … Continue reading

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The Hooks Files II: Kidnapped, Larceny, Burglary, Ghosts

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Hooks Files II: Kidnapped, Larceny, Burglary, Ghosts Author: Paul Boyce Cover Illustrator: Blake Brasor Publisher: Tate Publishing, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1628543483 ISBN-10: 1628543485 Related website: https://buypaulboycebooks.com (author) Language level: 2 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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Hero of Hacksaw Ridge: The Gripping True Story That Inspired The Movie

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Hero of Hacksaw Ridge: The Gripping True Story That Inspired The Movie Author: Booton Herndon Cover Illustrator: David Berthiaume Publisher: Remnant Publications, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1629131559 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1629131555 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1629131542 Paperback ISBN-10: 1629131547 Paperback … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Charley

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Goodbye, Charley Author: Jane Buchanan Jacket Illustrator: Susan Gaber Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0374350208 ISBN-10: 0374350205 Related website: http://www.fsgkidsbooks.com Language level: 3 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some cursing … Continue reading

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Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Calamity Jane at Fort Sanders: A Historical Novel Authors: Justine Korman and Ron Fontes Illustrator: Charlie Shaw Publisher: Disney Press, 1992 ISBN-13: 978-1562822651 Hardcover ISBN-10: 1562822659 Hardcover ISBN-13: 978-1562822644 Paperback ISBN-10: 1562822640 Paperback Language level: … Continue reading

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The Little White Horse

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Little White Horse Author: Elizabeth Goudge Cover Illustrator: Barry Jones Publisher: Puffin Books, republished 2001 ISBN-13: 978-0142300275 ISBN-10: 0142300276 Related website: http://www.penguin.com/youngreaders (publisher) Language level: 1 (the euphemism “darned” is used just once) (1=nothing … Continue reading

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