All Reviews

Sid Meier's Pirates!  (Xbox) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pirate adventure is fun and family-friendly.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Xbox
(2005)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (PC) Game Poster Image
age 10+
A great adventure for families to explore.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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)
Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
Dragon's Blood: The Pit Dragon Chronicles: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Enthralling, gritty, classic dragon trilogy.
By Jane Yolen
(1982)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fourth Potter has brilliant plotting -- and dragons.
By J. K. Rowling
(2000)
A Wizard of Earthsea: The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Classic, magical fantasy novel for tweens up.
By Ursula K. Le Guin
(2006)
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 Goblet of Fire Game Poster Image
age 10+
Harry Potter weaves magical spells for tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
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)
Forza Motorsport 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
If racing's your thing, a must-have Xbox360 title!
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2007)
Wii Fit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
Drastic Fantastic Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Infectious pop folk brings message of self-esteem.
By KT Tunstall
(2007)
The Gunfighter Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Good movie about the consequences of our choices.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
A Man for All Seasons Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Superb movie of More's stand against Henry VIII.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1966)
Build-a-lot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Steinbeck's Ghost Book Poster Image
age 10+
A rare treat for young book lovers.
By Lewis Buzbee
(2008)

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