Sherrie M. (sghm) - Reviews

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Review Date: 12/5/2005


A book for busy parents who would like to get their kids to share the housework and who would like a systematic program to ensure that their kids know all the basic living skills by the time they leave home at age eighteen. Among the topics it covers are:

-How (and when) to assign and teach specific jobs
-How to give positive feedback, incentives, rewards (or punishment)
-How to teach your child to organize his or her bedroom
-How to teach time and money and basic household skills handing personal hygiene and clothing needs, cooking, nutrition, and shopping skills exploring and planning a career
-Plus over 400 specific incentive/reward ideas
-It works!


Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity (Barrons Solution)
Review Date: 12/12/2005


Traces the life and work of the physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.


Daughter of the Mountains
Daughter of the Mountains
Author: Louise Rankin, Kurt Wiese (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Momo undertakes a dangerous journey from the mountains of Tibet to the city of Calcutta, in search of her stolen dog Pempa.
This book is very descriptive and wonderfully "geographic".


The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
Author: Esther Hautzig
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Excellent read! Esther Rudomin was ten years old when, in 1941, she and her family were arrested by the Russians and transported to Siberia. This is the true story of the next five years spent in exile, of how the Rudomins kept their courage high, though they went barefoot and hungry.


From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Author: E. L. Konigsburg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005


Great children's mystery. When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation. And she would live in comfort-at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She invited her brother Jamie to go, too, mostly because he was a miser and would have money


Gone-Away Lake (Gone-Away Lake, Bk 1)
Review Date: 12/5/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Wonderful children's adventure. Portia and her cousin Julian discover summer adventure in a hidden colony of forgotten summer houses on the shores of a swampy lake.


The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
Review Date: 12/5/2005


Autobiographical writing of Corrie ten Boom.


Jeff McLean: His Courtship
Jeff McLean: His Courtship
Author: Castleberry
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/22/2005


Biblically-based courtship


A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction
A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction
Author: Baird Searles, Martin Last, Beth Meacham, Michael Franklin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005


This is a resource guide for science fiction. It is a comprehensive listing of over two hundred authors, complete with a profile of the author's style, his works, and other suggested writer's you might also enjoy.


The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
Author: Stephen Crane
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005


Classic, that is why I read it.


Sideways Stories from Wayside School (Wayside School, Bk 1)
Review Date: 12/5/2005


Even before the first-period bell, the listener can tell from Wilson's wacky tone that something funny is going on at Wayside School. Each short story profiles a student in Wayside's silliest classroom. A very cute childern's book!


Smiles for Mom
Smiles for Mom
Author: Brighton Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/31/2005


A treasury of Bible verses, quotations, and spirit-lifting stories that are sure to make Mom smile!


Spider's Web
Spider's Web
Author: Agatha Christie
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Beautiful Clarissa, who dreams of finding a corpse in her living room, one day actually finds one. This is an adaptation of one of Christie's plays.


Star of Light
Star of Light
Author: Patricia St. John
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/12/2005


In a mountain village in Morocco, an Englishwoman transforms the lives of her visiting niece, a blind baby girl, and an eleven-year-old boy through her work as a missionary nurse.


Watership Down
Watership Down
Author: Richard Adams
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/5/2005


A very thought provoking book! A classic.


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