All Reviews

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Book Poster Image
age 12+
Grim, gripping end to the biggest saga in history.
By J. K. Rowling
(2007)
Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Jeanne D'Arc Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Strategy game blends fact and fiction.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
The World Ends With You Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating, dark but compelling action RPG game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Game Poster Image
age 12+
Rich role-playing game with a powerful plot.
Platforms: PSP
(2008)
Final Fantasy IV Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Remake of classic RPG, with complex adult themes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
Leviathan Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced World War I fantasy exciting yet low on violence.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2009)
As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth Book Poster Image
age 12+
Summer adventure teen boys and parents will both love.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2010)
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific tactical RPG isn't suitable for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
EA Sports Active Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Virtual personal trainers help families get fit on the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Game Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling mystery full of devilishly fun logic puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
DiRT 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling offroad racer with plenty of depth, variety.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
Girls for a Change Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Nonprofit helps girls become catalysts for social change.
URL: http://www.girlsforachange.org
(2009)
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes 2 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Great hidden-pic mystery game with some creepy details.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill! (Remastered) Game Poster Image
age 12+
Drew's first game holds mystery with more mature themes.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future Game Poster Image
age 12+
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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