All Reviews

The Land Before Time Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Original baby-dinosaur buddy tale has scares, sadness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
Lawrence Hall of Science: 24/7 Science Website Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, smart science games and activities.
URL: http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/
(2012)
Peep and the Big Wide World TV Poster Image
age 3+
Preschoolers learn science with a pinch of humor.
Network: Discovery Kids, PBS Kids
(2004)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
The All New Planet's Funniest Animals TV Poster Image
age 5+
Silly animals, silly owners, silly jokes for kids.
Network: Animal Planet
(1999)
"When Did You See Her Last?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
National Geographic Education Website Poster Image
age 8+
Rich resource preps kids to be conscientious citizens.
URL: http://www.natgeoed.org
(2013)
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
Tic Toc Time: Break down the day to learn how to tell time App Poster Image
age 6+
Cute beavers busy kids with time-telling games and lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
Stella and Sam TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
Oh Say Can You Seed? App Poster Image
age 6+
Cheerful Seuss-style story helps kids learn about plants.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth Book Poster Image
age 6+
Richly layered, fascinating book kids will enjoy for years.
By Steve Jenkins
(2013)
Broken Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful medical drama about girl yearning to fit in.
By CJ Lyons
(2013)
Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
Meet the Sloths TV Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet sloth sanctuary series focuses on sick, hurt animals.
Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
Bear Grylls: Escape from Hell TV Poster Image
age 12+
Survivalist reenactments are informative but intense.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively novel of London cholera epidemic through kid's eyes.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2013)
Tap the Magic Tree Book Poster Image
age 3+
Simple, interactive story about the changing seasons.
By Christie Matheson
(2013)

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