All Reviews

Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
Green Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2012)
Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
A Big Guy Took My Ball! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
Animal Atlas TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun globe-trotting series teaches kids about animal species.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
Wee Sing & Learn 123 App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Familiar tunes and bright videos engage preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Island of Legends: The Unwanteds, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moral dilemmas abound in thrilling, imaginative sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair: The Expeditioners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
Part-time Princess Book Poster Image
age 4+
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
The Turtle of Oman Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
Bill Nye the Science Guy TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)

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