All Reviews

Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Behind-the-scenes concert docu with lots of celeb guests.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Nest Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
NYT VR - Virtual Reality Stories from the NYTimes App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Immersive experience inside the (often intense) headlines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Walt Before Mickey Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-Cellent Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 10+
English-language version of funny, racy rooster tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The After-Room: The Apothecary Series, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
Legends of Gaming TV Poster Image
age 10+
Lots of industry visibility, but Web show is fun for gamers.
Network: Online
(2015)
Lost & Found With Mike & Jesse TV Poster Image
age 10+
Antiquing duo search for sentimental value, find gratitude.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2015)
Fast Break Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Poncho Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Christmas Trade Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dad, son switch bodies in flimsy, predictable holiday comedy
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Paper Angels Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Holiday tale has serious themes, faith-based messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Circuit Jam App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Lab simulation challenges with puzzles, allows invention.
Devices: Android
(2015)
CodeGirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartfelt docu showcases tech competition for teen girls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
Kids in the House Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Detailed, age-appropriate intro to the House, its history.
URL: http://kids.clerk.house.gov
(2015)
Just Dance 2016 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Lively dance action, but too much pressure to spend, share.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)

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