All Reviews

Surviving the Applewhites Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
Applewhites at Wit's End Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
"Springsteen" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Romantic country ballad celebrates music and memories.
By Eric Church
(2012)
Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, quirky, beat-based mini-games; some mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
NBA Baller Beats Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rhythm game about dribbling a real basketball to music.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture Music Poster Image
age 10+
'50s-style songs still resonate with kids; some iffy lines.
By Various Artists
(1978)
Drake & Josh Go Hollywood Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Stepsiblings' antics shun reality in mediocre comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
Drama Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
Game & Wario Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Disappointing collection of solo and multiplayer games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
The Year of Shadows Book Poster Image
age 10+
Snarky, artistic tween girl shines in poignant ghost story.
By Claire Legrand
(2013)
Just Dance 2015 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
The Voice: I Want You Game Poster Image
age 10+
Karaoke game based on popular show fun but content-limited.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Curious Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
Niko: The Journey to Magika Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bland animated adventure with bullying, demonic imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Dwegons and Leprechauns Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awful computer animation has iffy humor, scary monsters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Music of the Heart Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching story about a determined teacher has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
Most Valuable Players Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Moving, engaging docu about high school musical theater.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)

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