All Reviews

age 10+
 
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Mysterious time-travel story for adventurous book lovers.
By Katherine Rue
(2014)
age 10+
 
Adaptation of Dickens' classic retains book's dark themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Books-inspired British sketch comedy yields laughs, facts.
Network: Online
(2014)
age 10+
 
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_tv
age 10+
 
Popular book series makes for chilling thrills for tweens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
age 10+
 
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
age 10+
 
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 10+
 
Realistic middle school issues from a girl's point of view.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Uplifting dog tale features more menace than you'd expect.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)

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