All Reviews

age 6+
 
Young chefs match wits in family-friendly cooking contest.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Kids' ideas become reality in inspiring volunteer builds.
Network: qubo
(2015)
age 6+
 
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Endearing buddy comedy with positive, empowering message.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
age 6+
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
age 6+
 
Friendly foodie contest is fun for the whole family.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
age 6+
 
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
age 6+
 
Likable series tackles gender barriers in thoughtful ways.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 6+
 
STEM-based show inspires curiosity, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
age 6+
 
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
age 6+
 
Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
age 6+
 
Strong female heroine stands out in decent '80s cartoon.
Network: NBC, Online
(2014)
age 6+
 
Telecast of classic has same great music, not as much magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)

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