All Reviews

The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Tearaway Unfolded Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
A Mighty Girl Website Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Great way to shop female-positive media, with supervision.
URL: http://www.amightygirl.com
(2013)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Just for Kicks TV Poster Image
age 8+
Soccer-centered show for tweens is likable enough.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
The Life and Times of Juniper Lee TV Poster Image
age 8+
Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the tween set.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
Zoom TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun and games for middle-elementary kids.
Network: PBS
(2005)
Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: The New Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Cinderella Smith Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Spirited tap-dancing girl loses her shoe but not her spunk.
By Stephanie Barden
(2011)
Grand Slam Tennis 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
More realistic tennis sequel straddles arcade and sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)

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