All Reviews

age 8+
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
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age 8+
 
A seafaring game of discovery and survival.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
age 8+
 
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
age 8+
 
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
age 8+
 
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
age 8+
 
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Edgy, goofy history site pushes product over past.
URL: http://horrible-histories.co.uk
(2014)
age 8+
 
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
age 8+
 
Rollicking, magical tale of girl who joins pirate crew.
By Caroline Carlson
(2013)
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age 8+
 
A clumsy mishmash of a comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 8+
 
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
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age 8+
 
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)