Movie Reviews

Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
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Teacher's Pest: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
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Questimate! App Poster Image
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age 9+
Dynamic estimation game lets kids design the questions.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Fall of Heroes: The Cloak Society, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superheroes make a comeback in crash-pow installment.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2014)
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Mapoosa Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Sim world offers some learning games but lacks depth.
URL: http://www.mapoosa.com
(2015)
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The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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WordBrain App Poster Image
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age 9+
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
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Motion Math App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fractions, decimals, and percentages in Pong-like game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Fraboom Online Children's Museum Website Poster Image
age 9+
Tons of learning and goofy fun could be better organized.
URL: http://www.fraboom.com
(2014)
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Seven Worlds, One Planet TV Poster Image
age 9+
Globe-spanning wildlife documentary is compelling, majestic.
Network: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel
(2020)
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Divide By Sheep Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
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T. Rowe Price Star Banks Adventure App Poster Image
age 9+
Match-3 game about money management not rich in learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Alchemy ~ Genetics App Poster Image
age 9+
Kids create crazy animal combos in fun but repetitive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Metrico+ Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive, tough platformer breathes life into infographics.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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