All Reviews

Batman: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 8+
A dark, violent comic book comes to life.
Network: Boomerang, Disney XD, Discovery Family Channel
(1992)
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Graffiti Kingdom Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Promotes imagination, but doesn't maximize premise.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2005)
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Food Force Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Free download teaches kids about world hunger.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2005)
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The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Book Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winner shows child's view of the Cold War.
By Peter Sis
(2007)
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Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightful tall tales great for reading aloud.
By Patricia McKissack
(2006)
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Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Caldecott Honor is about the art, not the ABCs.
By David McLimans
(2006)
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1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Every American should watch this once a year.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Mario Party Advance Game Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of Mini games, but only moderate fun.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2005)
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Major League Baseball 2K7 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic baseball simulation improves on 2K6.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2007)
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Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town Game Poster Image
age 8+
Female character puts a new face on farming sim.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2005)
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We Love Katamari Game Poster Image
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age 8+
We do love it!
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2005)
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Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engrossing Houdini bio by kids' author/magician.
By Sid Fleischman
(2006)
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My Life as a Teenage Robot TV Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoon looks cool, but it can be a bit of a drag.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
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Into the Rush Music Poster Image
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age 8+
Polished performing pop princesses.
By Aly and AJ
(2005)
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English Roses: Too Good to Be True Book Poster Image
age 8+
Second story joins Madonna's girl clique.
By Madonna
(2006)
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Madden NFL 06 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Football champ looks great on handheld.
Platforms: PSP
(2005)
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EverythingGirl Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Mattel hub for toy-obsessed girls; product-soaked.
URL: http://www.everythinggirl.com
(2007)
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Scholastic Canada Stuff to Do Website Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky and offbeat games for kids.
URL: http://www.scholastic.ca/kids/stufftodo/
(2005)
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Yellowstone National Park Just for Kids Website Poster Image
age 8+
Impressive activities for virtual explorers.
URL: http://www.nps.gov/yell/forkids/index.htm
(2005)
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The Secret Order of the Gumm Street Girls Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun page-turner weaves in some ruby slipper magic.
By Elise Primavera
(2006)
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