All Reviews

Lizzie McGuire TV Poster Image
age 8+
Tween sitcom gets laughs out of growing pains.
Network: Disney Channel
(2001)
Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
That's So Raven TV Poster Image
age 8+
Clairvoyant teen will have kids seeing Raven!
Network: Disney Channel
(2003)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
Randi Rhodes Ninja Detective: The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
By Octavia Spencer
(2013)
The Social Express II App Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging animated lessons help kids learn key social skills.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Christmas Angel Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based tale is well done but has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Christmas with Tucker TV Poster Image
age 8+
Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
Missing on Superstition Mountain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful series opener leaves much unresolved for sequel.
By Elise Broach
(2011)
Treasure on Superstition Mountain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action picks up in adventure-packed sequel.
By Elise Broach
(2013)
Survivors: Stranded, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
A Hundred Horses Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical, emotional adventure story great for tween girls.
By Sarah Lean
(2014)
Ruby Goldberg's Bright Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale of biracial girl in search of lost family.
By Brenda Woods
(2014)
Sky Jumpers: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl risks life to save town in gripping future tale.
By Peggy Eddleman
(2013)
The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed TV Poster Image
age 8+
Chaotic TV special is most fun for existing fans.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
Seven Stories Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
A Snicker of Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids try to find town's lost magic in beguiling tale.
By Natalie Lloyd
(2014)
Half a Chance Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle story of girl photographer raises ethical issues.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)

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