App Reviews

The Snow Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
CGI fairy-tale remake features the occasional fright.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Game Changers with Kevin Frazier TV Poster Image
age 6+
Great role models exist in stories of helpful athletes.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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Story Wheel App Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun shared storytelling can help with language skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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The Invisible Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
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Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
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Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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A Short Tale About a Long Dog: Here's Hank, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow App Poster Image
age 6+
Kids take active role in impressive interactive adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Russell Sprouts Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
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Disney Magical World Game Poster Image
age 6+
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Swan Princess V: A Royal Family Tale Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sustained peril gives fairy tale sequel a creepy edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Nutri Ventures TV Poster Image
age 6+
Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Official Storybook App) App Poster Image
age 6+
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Pants on Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Entertaining, family-friendly story with standout messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Chariot Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Easy-on-the-eyes fairy tale promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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DuckTales Remastered Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards: Here's Hank, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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Giver TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids' ideas become reality in inspiring volunteer builds.
Network: qubo
(2012)
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