All Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Family-friendly series centers on charming, helpful witch.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Strong messages, role models in absorbing coming-of-ager.
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By Tricia Springstubb
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
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By Sarah Lean
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mild story a winner for reluctant-reader robot fans.
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By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
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By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Whimsical, adventurous tale has some scary moments, too.
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Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.
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By Jeff Kinney
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
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By Elise Broach
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
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By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
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By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Pro-earth animated tale with strong messages and some peril.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Reality show lets family members walk in each other's shoes.
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Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Sock monkey has heart in mystery with charm, little sparkle.
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By Eileen Beha
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Rich, authentic characters are heart of thoughtful novel.
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By Peter Johnson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Boy stereotypes stand out in otherwise feel-good movie.
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Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Surprisingly complex cartoon touches on tyranny vs. freedom.
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Network: Netflix
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thinly stretched plot takes air out of fun idea.
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By Erin Soderberg
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
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By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)

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