All Reviews

Finding Serendipity Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
Sunless Sea Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A seafaring game of discovery and survival.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Map to Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
The Terror of the Southlands: The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles: Fish Finelli, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
Here Be Monsters! The Ratbridge Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
Horrible Histories Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Edgy, goofy history site pushes product over past.
URL: http://horrible-histories.co.uk
(2014)
Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
Magic Marks the Spot: The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rollicking, magical tale of girl who joins pirate crew.
By Caroline Carlson
(2013)
Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)