Book Reviews

Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Seven Worlds, One Planet TV Poster Image
age 9+
Globe-spanning wildlife documentary is compelling, majestic.
Network: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel
(2020)
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The Treacherous Seas:  A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween heroes fight discrimination, monsters in fun sequel.
By Christopher Healy
(2019)
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Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Saving Atlantis Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Earnest docu about corals hopes research will find answers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Super Dinosaur TV Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed comics-inspired series has tense battles.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Malamander:  Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightfully spooky fantasy-series start has charm, chills.
By Thomas Taylor
(2019)
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Hungry Shark Evolution App Poster Image
age 8+
Simple but slightly bloody shark arcade eating game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Adventure Academy App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid learning content might get lost within greater game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Caterpillar Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Touching tale of girl's summer with brother, family secrets.
By Gillian McDunn
(2019)
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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The History of Everything App Poster Image
age 8+
Basic timeline of select events; confusing presentation.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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Knights vs. Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly fantasy has lots of kid appeal and fantasy violence.
By Matt Phelan
(2018)
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My Pet Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A boy, an unusual pet, and an evil military that threatens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dreamy, visual vacation unfolds in sweet beach tale.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2018)
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