All Reviews

Chesapeake Shores TV Poster Image
age 10+
Book-based drama series offers feel-good content.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2016)
The Von Trapp Family: A Life of Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Classic tale from daughter's viewpoint; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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)
Anna's Quest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Point-&-click tale has deep story, some frustrating puzzles.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
The Return: Disney Lands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Iffy humor, bullying in Danish superhero sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Antboy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Carly Keene, Literary Detective: Braving the Brontes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mysterious time-travel story for adventurous book lovers.
By Katherine Rue
(2014)
Great Expectations (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Adaptation of Dickens' classic retains book's dark themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Horrible Histories TV Poster Image
age 10+
Books-inspired British sketch comedy yields laughs, facts.
Network: Online
(2014)
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Spooksville TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Popular book series makes for chilling thrills for tweens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
The Grimm Conclusion Book Poster Image
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)

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