All Reviews

Squish TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Grade school amoeba friends are silly, so-so role models.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Book Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling, exciting, educational story of 2018 cave rescue.
By Christina Soontornvat
(2020)
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She Is the Ocean Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl-power docu offers soothing assurance and eco plea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Becoming You TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet family-friendly child development docuseries.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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Earth’s Great Seasons TV Poster Image
age 7+
Some violence in docu about animals adapting to seasons.
Network: BBC America
(2020)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End Book Poster Image
age 8+
Greg's wilderness vacation is funny but predictable.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Meet the Chimps TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun peek into chimps' social lives; some romance, fighting.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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A World of Calm TV Poster Image
age 7+
Engrossing meditations on life, nature narrated by celebs.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring tales of women pursuing dreams in a new land.
By Elena Favilli
(2020)
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The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dragons in a Bag, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting tale of New York kid's journey to magical world.
By Zetta Elliott
(2018)
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Fearless Adventures with Jack Randall TV Poster Image
age 7+
Energetic docu shorts about wild Aussie animals.
Network: Disney+, National Geographic Channel
(2020)
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Alaska Animal Rescue TV Poster Image
age 7+
Cinematic animal rescue show has some tough moments.
Network: Disney+, National Geographic Channel
(2020)
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Growing Up Great!: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Encouraging puberty guide covers emotional growth, too.
By Scott Todnem
(2019)
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Weird but True TV Poster Image
age 8+
Comedy + science = fun learning experience for tweens.
Network: Disney+
(2016)
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What Sam Sees TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Kid-friendly diving adventures educate and entertain.
Network: Disney+, NatGeoWild
(2017)
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Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inclusive, lively guide to bodies, touch for older kids.
By Cory Silverberg
(2015)
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Radical Rabbit Stew Game Poster Image
age 8+
Retro action/puzzler is a tasty snack-sized treat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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HBO Max: Stream TV & Movies App Poster Image
age 8+
Easy parent controls make streamer safer for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Summer in Mara Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful eco-friendly adventure best played at slow pace.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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