All Reviews

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
The Girl from Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romantic adventure features time-traveling pirates.
By Heidi Heilig
(2016)
The Abyss Surrounds Us Book Poster Image
age 12+
Futuristic pirates and sea monsters offer high-seas thrills.
By Emily Skrutskie
(2016)
Unhooked Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gory, monster-filled fantasy romance best for genre fans.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2016)
Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Expansion Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion adds depth, factions, but limits strategic choice.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
Rebel Galaxy Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Confining repetitive game about exploring, space, trading.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
The Poe Estate Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Ghosts, romance, otherworldly connections in inventive tale.
By Polly Shulman
(2015)
Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, violent tale features drugs, smuggling, flawed play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Movie Poster Image
age 4+
More suspense, peril, and potential scares than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of fan service keeps this repetitive title afloat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
Treasure Sums - Lumio Addition and Subtraction (Full Version) App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Well-rounded, engaging math tool is a real gem.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, goofy SpongeBob movie is as trippy as the show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Challenger Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
Super 4 TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Friendship, action, and fun in vibrant Playmobil series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)

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