All Reviews

age 5+
Animated classic is enchanting but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 7+
Predictable talking-monkey comedy has mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 7+
Too-brief animated shorts visit heroines' teen years.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 7+
LEARNING
G-R-O-S-S spelling fun shocks and introduces a few verbs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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age 5+
Unlucky bear's misadventures = worry-free fun for viewers.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 5+
Simba's son monitors circle of life in meaningful series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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age 5+
Curious space explorers study human ways in charming series.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
age 7+
Slightly spooky sequel isn't stellar, but fine for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 7+
Fairy-tale anime doesn't dazzle, but strong female leads do.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
age 7+
So-so slapstick buddy comedy has a few positive messages.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
age 7+
Pleasant Paris-set superhero story sweet fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
 
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age 7+
Poignant hand-drawn story promotes family, environmentalism.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 7+
Inspiring, faith-filled tale has emotion, serious themes.
Network: NBC
(2015)
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age 7+
LEARNING
Site's characters have superpowers; its content doesn't.
URL: http://www.dcsuperherogirls.com/en-us
(2015)
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age 5+
Prequel is fun, with less peril than previous films.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 7+
LEARNING
Impressive interactive science resource, multilevel texts.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 7+
Phineas and Ferb special is fun and fast-paced.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)

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