All Reviews

Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(2005)
The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
age 10+
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
Guitar Hero II Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
The Beatles: 1 Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Some of the best music out there.
By The Beatles
(2000)
The Wee Free Men Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful but too violent for young kids.
By Terry Pratchett
(2003)
Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fourth Potter has brilliant plotting -- and dragons.
By J. K. Rowling
(2000)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Book Poster Image
age 10+
Rowling mixes up a more intense brew in fifth book.
By J. K. Rowling
(2003)
Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A fantastic music game for the entire family.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cast magic with a Wii remote in best Potter yet.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
Wii Fit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
The Last Olympian: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy series' excellent conclusion ups the violence.
By Rick Riordan
(2009)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Chinese girl's Oz-like adventure begging to be read aloud.
By Grace Lin
(2009)
Mockingbird Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving tale of girl whose brother died in school shooting.
By Kathryn Erskine
(2010)
Patapon 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rhythm/strategy sequel is as fun, quirky as the original.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
Wii Fit Plus Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Toy Story 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Phenomenal game with action too intense for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Gran Turismo 5 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Extraordinarily fun racing sim is deep but unrealistic.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)

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