All Reviews

Asphalt Street Storm Racing App Poster Image
age 8+
Overly simplistic racer trades challenge for button mashing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Chasing Space Young Reader's Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Stellar memoir of an elite athlete and astronaut's journey.
By Leland Melvin, Laurie Caulkhoven
(2017)
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At the Bottom of the World: Jack and the Geniuses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bill Nye's passion, humor shine in science-rich mystery.
By Bill Nye, Gregory Mone
(2017)
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Fast RMX Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun but somewhat too simple racing game.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Ride 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Global motorcycle-racing game is a flawed, bumpy ride.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Powerful true story of African American women at NASA.
By Margot Lee Shetterly
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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Lowriders to the Center of the Earth: Lowriders in Space, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friends wrestle Aztec god in vibrant, zany graphic novel.
By Cathy Camper
(2016)
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Rocket League Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Super-fun family-friendly game with extra content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Journey to Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Stunning visuals in short docu about modern space program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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TrackMania Turbo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, family-friendly arcade racer brings hours of play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mediocre racer has bad controls, visuals issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Driveclub Bikes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Motorcycle expansion good but limited, has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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Secret Coders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
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Rocket League Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat Game Poster Image
age 8+
Design, race, and battle game fun but tricky to master.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Fossil Fighters Frontier Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Lowriders in Space, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Book Poster Image
age 8+
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
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Curiosity Machine Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Open-ended STEM challenges support innovative thinking.
URL: https://www.curiositymachine.org
(2014)
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