All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Exciting fantasty adventure with a splash of steampunk.
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By Jaleigh Johnson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun, heartfelt summer tale of time-traveling tween.
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By Charise Mericle Harper
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nasty Brits rule 1816 New York in clever steampunk twist.
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By Andrea Cremer
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Mouse makes a ballerina his friend in charming tale.
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By Jan Carr
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Solid fantasy whodunit has lots of intrigue and magic.
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By Leah Cypess
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Number sense and eco-awareness in likable TV special.
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Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Multiplatform fantasy series ups the battle violence.
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By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Narrated stories from many genres, subscription a must.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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On DVD
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/LEGO mashup promotes teamwork.
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Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Too-long send-off to an otherwise fantastic fantasy trilogy.
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By Laini Taylor
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
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By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Strong sequel encourages teens to think about tech's impact.
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By Kasie West
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fun undersea mermaid adventure with a bit of peril.
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On DVD
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
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By Piers Torday
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Titillation the main attraction of this predictable romance.
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By Melissa de la Cruz
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
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On DVD
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Lifeless take on classic tale with bloodless martial arts.
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On DVD
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark, violent reimagining of Oz makes Dorothy evil dictator.
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By Danielle Paige
(2014)

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