All Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Creepy sequel has violent clashes, ethical dilemmas.
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By J.A. White
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Modern twist on old-school game type; some violent themes.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Intriguing start to fantasy series best for dark-side fans.
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By Django Wexler
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Hunger Games, Potter fans will enjoy exciting fantasy.
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By David Baldacci
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
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By J.A. White
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sweet, if unsurprising, romance is OK for older tweens.
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Network: ABC, Hallmark Channel
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
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Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Subtitled French dog tale has odd suggestiveness.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
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Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brief vocab quests should hold preteen attention.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Delightful romp has swashbuckling action, powerful female.
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By Tony Cliff
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Family-friendly adventure full of magic and battles.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
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By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
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By Jane Yolen
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)

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