Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
Quirky cartoon's stereotypes, crudity make it iffy for kids.
This memoir is an excellent introduction to the Holocaust for kids because the narrator is a child himself, trying to understand it as it happens.
This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
Delightful romp has swashbuckling action, powerful female.
Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
Family-friendly adventure full of magic and battles.
Moving tribute to two civil rights widows' legacies.
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
Playful take on mythology has some iffy humor, violence.
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Classic abandons its roots but one-ups the competition.
Classic Hitchcock suspense, some drinking and smoking.
This fantastic expansion to the top-rated Civilization V game adds religion into the historic mix.
Close friends chase their dreams in high-seas adventure.
Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
For sci-fi fans it's fun and physical but inconsistent.