All Reviews

age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Close-up view of large-scale construction process.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2007)
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age 8+
 
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Pricey ebook creator is functional but not stellar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
age 8+
 
Impressive engineering is fun for tweens and up.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2005)
age 8+
 
Quaint '70s family adventure has mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
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age 8+
 
Prince and pauper find friendship in rollicking tale.
By Sid Fleischman
(1986)
age 8+
 
'70s comic-based classic might scare some kids.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
age 8+
 
Action-packed tale provides laughs while selling products.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Teens team up for adventure in kid-friendly anime.
Network: Fox
(2007)
age 8+
 
Young agents' antics are fun, but lessons are lacking.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Boy stereotypes stand out in otherwise feel-good movie.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Silly sequel has cartoonish violence, stereotyping.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 8+
 
Comical tale of a spunky girl adopted by a witch and devil.
By Diana Wynne Jones
(2012)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced coming-of-age tale about finding yourself.
By Nan Marino
(2013)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Child-author's debut will inspire kids.
By Nancy Yi Fan
(2006)
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age 8+
 
Great effects and characters, but surprisingly violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 8+
 
Gentle competition brings pets and families together.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2013)

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