Movie Reviews

Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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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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Small Damages Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Book Poster Image
age 3+
A good-humored identity crisis makes this one a royal hoot.
By Ian Falconer
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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Keeping Safe the Stars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.
By Sheila O'Connor
(2012)
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Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Learning game based on movie has archery target shooting.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(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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The Boy on the Porch Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful story of mute boy mysteriously left on farm.
By Sharon Creech
(2013)
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The Whatnot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
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The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Lego Friends Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Animal Atlas TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun globe-trotting series teaches kids about animal species.
Network: Syndicated
(2004)
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