All Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
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age 15+
 
'60s police drama's exceptional cast rescues muddled plot.
Network: TNT
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Young boy's faith pulls heartstrings in sentimental drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
 
Political drama deals in weighty themes, serious issues.
Network: HBO
(2015)
age 13+
 
Appealing epic fantasy has intrigue, romance, action galore.
By Eleanor Herman
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
age 13+
 
Global tank warfare with great graphics and in-game chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 17+
 
Dull, dreary, '50s-set thriller gets pretty gruesome.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Costume drama has strong female character but moves slowly.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 13+
 
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Violent WWI-era drama wastes story's potential.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
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Tut
age 15+
 
Bloody, sexy Egyptian epic mixes facts and fiction.
Network: Spike
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Historical strategy with new twist on medieval combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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