Book Classifications

The Discerning Parent's Guide to Books

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr, Scribner, United States, 2014 Rating: M+ (Infrequent, moderate coarse language; Mature War Themes including: War (aggression, brutality and severe injury, murder), Mental Illness, … Continue reading

October 13, 2016

An Infinity of Mirrors – Richard Condon

An Infinity of Mirrors– Richard Condon. William Heinemann Ltd, London, 1964. Rating: M+ (Descriptive, infrequent sex scenes, Adult themes: rape, genocide, Frequent, moderate violence) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Proficient) … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

Inkspell – Cornelia Funke

Inkspell – Cornelia Funke. Cecilie Dressler/Chicken House/Scholastic. Germany, 2005 (Originally: Tintenblut) Rating: PG (infrequent low level violence; infrequent mild sexual references; infrequent mild alcohol references; moderate supernatural themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country … Continue reading

February 1, 2014

Inkdeath – Cornelia Funke

Inkdeath – Cornelia Funke. Cecilie Dressler/Chicken House/Scholastic. Germany, 2007 (Originally: Tintentod) Rating: M (frequent low level violence; infrequent mild sexual references; infrequent mild alcohol references; moderate adult themes – supernatural, death) Difficulty: 1 … Continue reading

January 28, 2014

Inkheart – Cornelia Funke

Inkheart – Cornelia Funke. Cecilie Dressler/Chicken House/Scholastic. Germany, 2003 (Originally: Tintenherz) Rating: PG (infrequent low level violence – torture; infrequent mild alcohol references; low level supernatural themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of … Continue reading

January 25, 2014

The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

The Book Thief– Markus Zusak. Picador. Australia, 2006 Rating: M (Adult Themes: War, Abandonment, Hiding; Some Coarse Language; Some Violence) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Proficient) Country of Origin / Focus: Australia / Germany Reviewed … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

The Hiding Place – Corrie Ten Boom

The Hiding Place– Corrie Ten Boom. Chosen Books. Germany, 1974 Rating: M (War and experiential description of concentration camp. Abusive Violence and cruelty) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Confident) Country of Origin / Focus: The … Continue reading

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