Game Reviews

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers TV Poster Image
age 9+
Predictable hockey team reboot has iffy jokes, language.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exciting biographies of women leaders sure to inspire.
By Rebel Girls
(2021)
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The River of Sand: Epoca, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting second book in sports-themed fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2020)
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The Vanished: Shuri, A Black Panther Novel, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
African princess on engaging quest to rescue girl prodigies.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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Spark Reading for Kids App Poster Image
age 6+
Short texts, quizzes scratch the surface on range of topics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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One Last Shot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy tries to heal his family in intense mini-golf tale.
By John David Anderson
(2020)
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Game On! TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Lively game show mixes comedy, sports, and silliness.
Network: CBS
(2020)
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Sonic at the Olympic Games App Poster Image
age 6+
Olympic sample of sporting events requires payment to play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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La Liga - Educational Games App Poster Image
age 9+
Light learning games fun for soccer fans; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sports-themed magical fantasy values teamwork, character.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Legacy and the Queen Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tennis and magic mix in solid fantasy series start.
By Annie Matthew, Kobe Bryant
(2019)
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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic adaptation captures basketball's power, poetry.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Jetpack Jump App Poster Image
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age 9+
Ads undermine simplistic, dull sports game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Madden NFL 20 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Superstars stand out in focused, dynamic on-field play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Flip Dunk App Poster Image
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age 9+
Ads ruin what's already an overly simple arcade sports game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Right as Rain Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Pitch-perfect story about loss and change inspires hope.
By Lindsey Stoddard
(2019)
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Golf Battle App Poster Image
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age 6+
Mini-golf tries to appeal to all but hits sand traps.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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