All Reviews

age 5+
 
Fun remake of '80s classic has multigenerational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 5+
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
age 5+
 
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 5+
 
'80s cartoon revival has excellent messages and role model.
Network: Online
(2015)
age 5+
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
age 5+
 
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
age 5+
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
age 5+
 
School-age TV icon explores community service, friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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age 5+
 
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Delightful app features positive story, addictive games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 5+
 
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
age 5+
 
Aspiring engineer learns to keep on trying in upbeat tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2013)
age 5+
 
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
age 5+
 
Unlikely duo finds true friendship in fun boy-girl tale.
By Julianne Moore
(2011)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 5+
 
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Sweet friendship and cooperation in a gothic setting.
Network: YTV, Pop TV, Pop Girl
(2012)

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