All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Evocative retrospective drama follows changes of the '60s.
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Network: NBC
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Parent-controlled chat; settings have limitations.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
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By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
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By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Empowering calendar tool helps alleviate anxiety.
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Devices: iPad
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Zoom, rotate, and fold solid figures with elegant math tool.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Tween girl fights foes, evil in sweet, exciting sequel.
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By Paul Durham
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
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By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Powerful documentary depicts obese kids' struggles.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
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By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
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By Angelica Banks
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Series of solid online behavior videos lacks features.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
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By Marion Jensen
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Family-friendly series centers on charming, helpful witch.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
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By Chris Rylander
(2015)

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