Book Classifications

The Discerning Parent's Guide to Books

High School Musical 2 – N.B. Grace

High School Musical 2: The Junior Novel – N.B. Grace, Disney Press, United States, 2007 Rating: G Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United States Book 2 in the High School … Continue reading

May 28, 2015

High School Musical – N.B. Grace

High School Musical: The Junior Novel – N.B. Grace, Disney Press, United States, 2006 Rating: G Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United States Book 1 in the High School Musical … Continue reading

November 11, 2014

Judy Moody – Megan McDonald

Trudy Moody – Megan McDonald, Candlewick Press, United States, 2000 Rating: G (Contains no profanity or questionable content, but the main character is self-centred and often has a rude or … Continue reading

October 31, 2014

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You – Ally Carter

I’d tell you I love you, but then I’d have to kill you – Ally Carter, Hachette Livre, Australia, 2008 Rating: G (Some mild violence, Spy Themes) Difficulty: 1 2 … Continue reading

June 13, 2014

The Locket – Amanda Tru

The Locket– Amanda Tru. Kindle Edition. 2012 Rating: G (Mild Adult and Supernatural Themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United States Book 2 in the Yesterday Series. See also: … Continue reading

April 26, 2014

Winger – Andrew Smith

Winger– Andrew Smith, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2013 Rating: M+ (Frequent, moderate sexual references; Frequent, moderate Coarse Language; mild-moderate Violence; Moderate Themes: sexuality, relationships, bullying, tragedy) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of … Continue reading

April 1, 2014

Yesterday – Amanda Tru

Yesterday– Amanda Tru. Kindle Edition. 2012 Rating: PG (Mild medical/injury references, mild drug references, very mild sexual references, mild supernatural themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United States Book … Continue reading

March 19, 2014

Strike of the Shark – Bear Grylls

Strike of the Shark– Bear Grylls. Doubleday & Red Fox, Great Britain. 2013 Rating: G (Some mild violence, survival themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United Kingdom Book 6 … Continue reading

March 4, 2014

Belmont Hill: Showdown – Remy Lacroix

Belmont Hill: Showdown– Remy Lacroix. Random House Australia, Australia.2013 Rating: PG (Frequent, Mild Coarse Language; Mild Sexual references and attempted sexual assault in chapter 26; Teenage Themes including cattiness, competition, relationships, attitude … Continue reading

February 25, 2014

By the Shores of Silver Lake – Laura Ingalls Wilder

By the Shores of Silver Lake– Laura Ingalls-Wilder, Harper and Brothers, 1939 Rating: G Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin: United States Book 5 in the Little … Continue reading

February 9, 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

Danny, The Champion of The World – Roald Dahl

Danny, the Champion of the World– Roald Dahl. Jonathan Cape, United Kingdom. 1975. Rating: G (Some mild law-breaking/revenge themes) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Easy) Country of Origin / Focus: United Kingdom Reviewed by: S … Continue reading

January 11, 2014

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