All Reviews

Seven Wonders Book 5: The Legend of the Rift Book Poster Image
age 10+
Action high, character growth low in series wrap-up.
By Peter Lerangis
(2016)
Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Save the Park App Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Great cause to support, but tedious endless runner.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
 
A Beautiful Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning look at Earth -- and man's sobering impact on it.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Highlights Every Day by Highlights App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly, bite-sized content, but not cheap.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Kona Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Bland supernatural mystery with good looks but little else.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Koi Game Poster Image
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Koi
age 7+
LEARNING
Cute but shallow fish tale with eco message makes no waves.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Kong: King of the Apes TV Poster Image
age 8+
CGI take on primate's story is violent but entertaining.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Hyper Light Drifter Game Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful, gorgeous adventure with frenetic, madcap action
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman TV Poster Image
age 13+
Fascinating journey explores world's diverse religions.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2016)
The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, funny, lively guide urges girls to adventure.
By Caroline Paul
(2016)
Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
ADR1FT Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Controls can frustrate in tense, scary space-survival game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
 
April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
When Spring Comes Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous, poetic chronicle of spring's slow blossoming.
By Kevin Henkes
(2016)
All the Time in the World Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family leaves tech behind during winter in the Yukon.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
Portal Knights Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Addictive sandbox crafting adventure with RPG elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Xploration FabLab TV Poster Image
age 7+
STEM-based series spotlights people making the world better.
Network: Fox
(2016)
Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)

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