Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
Dated, overcomplicated games distract from learning.
Interesting survivalist contest showcases skills, respect.
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
Tractor brings help to birthing horse in tense holiday tale.
Delightful adventure has excellent friendship messages.
Action-packed sci-fi series reaches rousing conclusion.
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
Forbidden love faces big challenges in gripping installment.
Mischief and slapstick fail to charm in un-smurfy sequel.
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
Ribald, drunken animated comedy is too edgy for most teens.
Magical animal-afterlife adventures of a girl and her mouse.
Sloppy, cartoonishly violent sequel fails to match original.
Teens flee organ harvesters in action-packed installment.
Strong values, strong language in riveting thriller sequel.
Tween boy must salvage Christmas in fun, moving adventure.
Extremely violent and gory zombie game for mature players.
Airborne adventure is OK for a few laughs; some stereotypes.
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Funny fantasy about tiny rug folk a wry satire of leaders.
Riveting story of teen hostage falling for Somali pirate.
Sometimes-scary fantasy is a mashup of monsters and myths.
Mouse saves mission in great tale for space buffs.