All Reviews

age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
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age 12+
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
 
age 12+
Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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age 12+
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
age 12+
Campy sci-fi adventure offers silly B-movie fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
Reality competition showcases world's best street artists.
Network: Oxygen
(2015)
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age 12+
Beautiful puzzle platformer challenges, easily frustrates.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
By Ally Carter
(2015)
age 12+
Rival salmon fishermen aggressively compete in reality show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
 
age 12+
Strong female lead defies stereotypes in tantalizing series.
Network: ABC
(2015)
age 12+
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
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age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
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age 12+
Romance about aging and love is tender but falls flat.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 12+
Cartoonish violence, ribald jokes in fairy tale send-up.
Network: ABC
(2014)
age 12+
Mostly mild 1920s-set Woody Allen comedy has charisma.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 12+
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
By Carol Goodman
(2014)
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age 12+
Star vehicle for young YouTube celebs has iffy messages.
In Theaters Now
(2014)
age 12+
Silly, difficult game buries safety message a bit too deep.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 12+
Marvel's sci-fi adventure has it all: laughs, action, charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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