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Game Reviews

Human Heroes Curie on Matter App Poster Image
age 7+
Historical science game with solid info doesn't radiate fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun quiz show tests adults' knowledge of elementary topics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Bushwhacked! TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Australian adventure show highlights cultures, cool animals.
Network: Kids Central, Kidstream
(2012)
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The Impossible Crime: Mac B., Kid Spy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspired silliness in laugh-out-loud spy mystery.
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
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What's the Big Deal About Elections Book Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed, kid-friendly look at voting in the USA.
By Ruby Shamir
(2018)
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Art Stories Wonders App Poster Image
age 7+
Cool info, but misses mark for controls, cultural content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Mac Undercover: Mac B., Kid Spy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Rollicking spy adventure is loaded with humor.
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
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Blox 3D City Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Blocky builder is solid but has tricky controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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The Who Was? Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun books-inspired show intros kids to historical figures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Book Poster Image
age 7+
Meaty bio of RBG shows how she fought for women's rights.
By Kathleen Krull
(2018)
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When Calls the Heart: The  Heart of Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas comes to Hope Valley in wholesome, feel-good tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Trains Project Home Edition App Poster Image
age 7+
Confusion reigns in this would-be logic app for kids.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
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Human: Fall Flat Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Tank Troopers Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Downloadable action challenges infused with light strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautifully illustrated bio of abolition's greatest hero.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2017)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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I Am George Washington: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Cute, engaging bio applauds having the courage to be first.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Living in the Age of Airplanes Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Airplane docu is visually stunning for transportation fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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An American Girl Story - Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Indomitable girl speaks up for civil rights in sweet story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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