App Reviews

Fit Brains Trainer App Poster Image
age 11+
Brain training is diverting but may not live up to hype.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Terraria App Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-done Minecraft-like game, with action twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs the Other Kind App Poster Image
age 11+
Graphic novel-style app shares authentic teen scenes, tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Duolingo: Learn Languages Free App Poster Image
age 11+
Plentiful, fun, fantastic, and free language lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Windows Phone
(2014)
Airplane! App Poster Image
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age 11+
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Middle School Vocabulary Prep App Poster Image
age 11+
Colorful app offers solid practice; could be more engaging.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Pre-Algebra Guide App Poster Image
age 11+
Handy math reference gives bite-sized explanations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Scribblenauts Remix App Poster Image
age 11+
Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are App Poster Image
age 11+
Graphic novel teaches kids to feel good about themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)