Category Archives: youth nonfiction

Gist’s Promised Land: The Little-known Story of the Largest Relocation of Freed Slaves in U. S. History

  HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Gist’s Promised Land: The Little-known Story of the Largest Relocation of Freed Slaves in U. S. History Author: Paula Kitty Wright Publisher: Sugar Tree Ridge Publishing, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0615886480 ISBN-10: 0615886485 Language level: 1 … Continue reading

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A Song Is Born: A Collection of Inspiring Hymn Stories

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Song Is Born: A Collection of Inspiring Hymn Stories Author: Robert J. Taylor Jr. Publisher: Taylor Publications, 2004 ISBN-13: 978-1932711004 ISBN-10: 1932711007 Related website: http://www.taylorpublications.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or … Continue reading

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The Guns of August

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Guns of August Author: Barbara W. Tuchman Publisher: Presidio Press, republished 2004 ISBN-13: 978-0345476098 ISBN-10: 0345476093 Related website: http://www.presidiopress.com (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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Time Travels: 200 Years of Highland County (Ohio) History

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Time Travels: 200 Years of Highland County (Ohio) History Author: Charlotte Pack Publisher: Chatfield Publishing Company, 2007 ISBN-13: 978-0979161605 ISBN-10: 0979161606 Language level: 1 (I did note that the “d” word was used one time … Continue reading

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A Child’s First Book of American History

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: A Child’s First Book of American History Author: Earl Schenck Miers Illustrator: James Daugherty Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books, republished 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1893103412 ISBN-10: 1893103412 Related website: http://bfbooks.com/ (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms … Continue reading

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Anno’s China

 A HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: Anno’s China Author and Illustrator: Mitsumasa Anno Publisher: Beautiful Feet Books, English edition 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1893103634 ISBN-10: 1893103633 Related website: http://www.bfbooks.com (publisher) Language level: 1 (1=nothing objectionable; 2=common euphemisms and/or childish slang terms; 3=some … Continue reading

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The Story of Mankind

HOME SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW Book: The Story of Mankind Authorand  Illustrator: Hendrik Willem van Loon Publisher: Liveright, latest edition 1999 ISBN-13: 978-0871401755 ISBN-10: 0871401754 Related website: 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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