Movie Reviews

Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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Skylanders: Swap Force Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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Minion Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
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The Door by the Staircase Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
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Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
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Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting illustrated bio of "Charlotte's Web" author.
By Melissa Sweet
(2016)
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Moo Book Poster Image
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Moo
age 8+
City kids meet cow in fun tale of empathy, perseverance.
By Sharon Creech
(2016)
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Bye-Bye BoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Think outside the box in fun, addictive puzzler's finale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Star Wars: Puzzle Droids App Poster Image
age 8+
The Force is strong in this Star Wars-flavored match-3 game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Teen Titans GO Figure! App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun fighting game for comic fans with a sense of humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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Cape: The League of Secret Heroes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween superheroes battle Nazis, prejudice in exciting story.
By Kate Hannigan
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Diana: Princess of the Amazons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Vibrant, gentle origin story shows Wonder Woman as tween.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
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Batman Toxic Chill Game Poster Image
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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