All Reviews

Dino Ranch TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Dino adventures are a sweet celebration of family.
Network: Disney Junior, CBC Television
(2021)
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The Lion of Mars Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tween sci-fi adventure shows value of community.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2021)
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Book Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling, exciting, educational story of 2018 cave rescue.
By Christina Soontornvat
(2020)
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Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo TV Poster Image
age 5+
Classic Scooby series has lots of spooky, nostalgic fun.
Network: HBO Max, Boomerang
(1979)
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We Can Be Heroes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Rodriguez' superhero-kid adventure has action, humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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On Account of the Gum Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of laughs and surprises in superb story of gum removal.
By Adam Rex
(2020)
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Spirit Riding Free: Ride Along Adventure TV Poster Image
age 8+
Lengthy story tangents make for laborious interactive story.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Dragon Thief: Dragons in a Bag, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Diverse tweens, magic in fast-moving, heart-filled sequel.
By Zetta Elliott
(2019)
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The Little Penguin Pororo's Dinosaur Island Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Some peril, mild violence in computer-animated animal tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun holiday special does have potty humor, silly violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Amusing, challenging pinball/tower defense hybrid is a hit.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2020)
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Invisigun Reloaded App Poster Image
age 8+
Somewhat unclear game mechanics may ruin single-player fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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The Willoughbys Return Book Poster Image
age 8+
Darkly funny, fast read weaves together families with wit.
By Lois Lowry
(2020)
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The Croods: A New Age Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Prehistoric cartoon sequel has slapstick, rude humor.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse TV Poster Image
age 5+
Slapstick humor, absurdity in funny retro animated shorts.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Tristan Strong Destroys the World: Tristan Strong, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen returns to land of African myth in rousing fantasy.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2020)
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The Pack TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Kid-friendly dog adventure competition promotes safety.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
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The Astronauts TV Poster Image
age 8+
Smart tween space drama with lots of suspense.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
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Marvel Future Avengers TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun youthful Avenger anime series has fantasy violence.
Network: Disney+
(2017)
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Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth Book Poster Image
age 5+
Stunning art, epic adventure of gods' quest to make humans.
By Duncan Tonatiuh
(2020)
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