If you love to read, check out the Home School Book Review weblog at http://homeschoolblogger.com/homeschoolbookreview . Reviews of nearly 2,500 books, mostly of literature for children and youth, have been posted there. You can use the search function to see if a specific book has been reviewed or to find books by your favorite author. And you can look at books according to different categories. Also, you can leave comments about the books or the reviews.
Some of the books reviewed in October, 2012, include the following:
Oct 21st, 2012: The Warrior Twins
Oct 19th, 2012: Nature’s Patchwork Quilt: Understanding Habitats
Oct 18th, 2012: Granny’s Clan: A Tale of Wild Orcas
Oct 17th, 2012: Polycarp: The Crown of Fire
Oct 16th, 2012: Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Oct 15th, 2012: Respect and Enjoy God’s Creation
Oct 15th, 2012: The Wishing Well: Another Weaver Tale
Oct 14th, 2012: The Dog Show
Oct 13th, 2012: The Magic Christmas Carpet: 25th Anniversary Edition
Oct 12th, 2012: When School Bells Call, A True Story: Farm Life Series, Book 2
Oct 10th, 2012: The Cats of Roxville Station
Oct 9th, 2012: Sounder
Oct 8th, 2012: Neighbors and Wise Men: Sacred Encounters in a Portland Pub and Other Unexpected Places
Oct 7th, 2012: The Black Pearl
Oct 6th, 2012: Azima and the Magic Jungle: Second Edition
Oct 3rd, 2012: Healthy Foods from A to Z
Each month, we give a “Book of the Month” award to the best book that we read during the month. The “Book of the Month” for October is:
Polycarp: The Crown of Fire by William Chad Newsom.
Runners up were The Warrior Twins by Maria Briere, Sounder by William Armstrong, and Azima and the Magic Jungle by Michael Phillips.