All Reviews

age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
age 10+
Beautiful, grief-tinged, coming-of-age story has it all.
By Ali Benjamin
(2015)
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age 10+
Challenging yet frustrating puzzler has confusing story.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
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age 10+
Clever turn-based puzzler with action twist lots of fun.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Science, math games emphasize subject learning, concepts.
URL: http://www.cobels.in/
(2015)
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age 10+
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
age 10+
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Use augmented reality to explore a 3-D solar system.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 10+
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Fun, puzzling astronaut adventure that's out of this world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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age 10+
Awkward format hinders radio-inspired science series.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
Ship-building sim lacks story, consistent multiplayer.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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