All Reviews

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Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
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By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
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8
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Slapstick dog adventure with some potty humor is silly fun.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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8
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Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
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By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
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8
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Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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8
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True bravery, friendship in suspenseful tale for dog lovers.
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By Sarah Lean
(2015)
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8
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Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
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By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
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8
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LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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8
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LEARNING
Coding concepts made fun with paid courses, free games.
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URL: http://www.tynker.com
(2014)
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8
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Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
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By Jenny Lee
(2014)
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8
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LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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8
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Dimwitted dog tale with bumbling villains, farts, bullies.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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8
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Unexciting adventure film about lost kids has mild peril.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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8
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Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
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By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
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8
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Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
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8
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Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
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By Octavia Spencer, Vivienne To
(2013)
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8
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Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
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By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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8
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Aussie doc patches up animals in average reality series.
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Network: CBS
(2013)
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8
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Wildlife adventure has some peril, sensual characters.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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8
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Witty classic time-travel cartoon appeals more to adults.
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Network: Hulu
(2013)
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8
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Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
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By Richard Peck
(2013)

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