All Reviews

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)
Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
The Settlers HD App Poster Image
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age 12+
In-depth colonization sim offers deep, engrossing play.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
"Just a Dream" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Honest, clean look back at a failed relationship.
By Nelly
(2010)
MAD TV Poster Image
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MAD
age 12+
Sometimes crude animated satire is sure to appeal to boys.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
Vacation Mogul HD App Poster Image
age 12+
Well-paced strategy/simulation game for wannabe tycoons.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Mockingjay: The Hunger Games, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, dramatic -- and bloody -- sci-fi trilogy finale.
By Suzanne Collins
(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)
You're Wearing That?!? TV Poster Image
age 12+
Makeover show features positive mom-daughter relationships.
Network: WE
(2010)
GeoBee Challenge HD by National Geographic App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Advanced quiz questions target true geography buffs.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Swamp People TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Gator hunting/Cajun culture docu is interesting but graphic.
Network: History
(2010)
Civilization Revolution App Poster Image
age 12+
A deeply immersive history sim with some war play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2010)
Surviving the Cut TV Poster Image
age 12+
Reality docu features intense Special Forces training.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2010)
Suzy Dress Up App Poster Image
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age 12+
Dress-up app with some sexed-up wardrobe choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Basic Spanish for Dummies App Poster Image
age 12+
Flawed app too limited to be good learning tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
"Mine" (CD single) Music Poster Image
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age 12+
An older, wiser (yet still clean) take on romance.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back TV Poster Image
age 12+
Kids work hard to combat obesity in frank reality show.
Network: Style Network
(2010)
31 Minutes to Takeoff Music Poster Image
age 12+
Catchy pop/hip-hop album is free of graphic content.
By Mike Posner
(2010)
"Letting Go (Dutty Love)" (single featuring Nicki Minaj) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Young rap-reggae star edges toward more adult content.
By Sean Kingston
(2010)
Chopper 2 App Poster Image
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age 12+
Airborne action that's fun -- once you get the hang of it.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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