All Reviews

Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
The Outsiders Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first.
By Tamora Pierce
(2009)
Sounder Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
Mastiff: Beka Cooper, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uneven finish to exciting but violent crime/fantasy trilogy.
By Tamora Pierce
(2011)
Alpha Dogs TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Interesting elite dog training reality with strong language.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2013)
Battle Magic Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow start to enchanting, magical battle adventure.
By Tamora Pierce
(2013)
Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
By Garth Nix
(2014)
Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
Bingo Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Terrible, dull dog movie filled with iffy behavior.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
The Rabbi's Cat Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Fascinating, clever animated tale not meant for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector App Poster Image
age 12+
Buy stuff for awww-inspiring kittens; optional purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)