All Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
OK, but not as good as The Great Good Thing.
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By Roderick Townley
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Strong edutainment value; weak graphics.
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Platforms: Windows
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kid-friendly definitions make site a great reference.
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URL: http://www.wordcentral.com
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced, easy-to-learn gaming experience.
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Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mostly great competitive-action play for 8 and up.
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Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed site for jr. sport buffs; some ads.
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URL: http://www.sikids.com
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
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By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Smaller, sleeker LeapPad version for older kids.
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Platforms: Quantum Pad Learning System
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
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By Andrew Clements
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This title effectively teaches core math concepts.
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Platforms: Quantum Pad Learning System
(2003)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charlie believes a raven can cure his grandfather.
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By Jean Craighead George
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A family moves from Florida to a Vermont farm.
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By Craig Crist-Evans
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud.
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By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
In this sensitive portrayal of grief and loss, a boy seeks something to remember his grandmother.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Flat with a thin jam filling.
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URL: http://www.poptarts.com/
(2005)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.
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By Greg Brown, Vince Carter
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Upbeat story of a passionate NFL quarterback.
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By Brad Johnson
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
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By Brian Selznick
(2007)

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