Movie Reviews

Super Stardust Delta Game Poster Image
age 9+
Classic twin-stick space shooter has only inanimate zapping.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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No Place Like Home Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Predictable alien landing movie, with sibling name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: Origami Yoda, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
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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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Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. TV Poster Image
age 9+
Copious violence overshadows promising themes in hero 'toon.
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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Darth Paper Strikes Back: Origami Yoda, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
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The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee: Origami Yoda, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny series continues with more folding and friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)
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The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: Origami Yoda, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
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The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra Book Poster Image
age 9+
Space-pirate sibling series ideal for Star Wars-crazed kids.
By Jason Fry
(2013)
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4th Grade Math Games for Kids App Poster Image
age 9+
Fun space-themed worksheets support wide range of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bland '90s Power Rangers film has lots of violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Ambassador Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Complex adventure mixes immigration issues, space travel.
By William Alexander
(2014)
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Spacecom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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NES Remix Pack Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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The Jupiter Pirates, Book 2: Curse of the Iris Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
By Jason Fry
(2014)
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Mars Evacuees Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
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Grapple Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Astrotwins — Project Blastoff: Astrotwins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
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