App Reviews

 
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic must-have collection of classic Mario games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Fun-packed fairy tale parody challenges stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Cuties Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Poignant drama is candid about tween sexuality; language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Night of the Dragon: Shadow of the Fox, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Overstuffed finale has lots of blood, sacrifice, and heart.
By Julie Kagawa
(2020)
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As the Shadow Rises: The Age of Darkness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love, religion, and magic mix in twisty, satisfying sequel.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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Growing Up Great!: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Encouraging puberty guide covers emotional growth, too.
By Scott Todnem
(2019)
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The Swan Princess: A Royal Wedding Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Chinese-inspired tale has positive messages, mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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All Together Now Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen musician finds her voice in touching graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rowley gets creative in funny Wimpy Kid spin-off tale.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Efrén Divided Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy deals with mom's deportation in harsh but hopeful tale.
By Ernesto Cisneros
(2020)
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Diana and the Island of No Return: Wonder Woman Adventures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charm, action as future superhero fights to save her home.
By Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Magical adventure sequel has positive themes and mild peril.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Amazon Prime Video App Poster Image
age 10+
Rich content library, imperfect parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2020)
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Rocket Arena Game Poster Image
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age 12+
High-explosive competitive shooter is a literal blast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Rick Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sixth-grader faces bullying bestie in sweet, queer story.
By Alex Gino
(2020)
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