All Reviews

age 9+
 
Beautifully animated Japanese folktale for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Extremely earnest drama explores issues of family and faith.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Bright, entertaining take on endless-runner genre.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Well-done sequel even better than original phenomenon.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 9+
 
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui Sutherland
(2003)
age 9+
 
More Wimpy Kid fun mixed with worthy messages, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Animated thriller's action makes it best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
College football sim adds Heisman winners to the mix.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
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age 9+
 
Action toon offers thought-provoking content for tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
age 9+
 
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
age 9+
 
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 9+
 
Fast-paced trivia with lots of family-friendly excitement.
Network: NBC
(2011)
age 9+
 
Mild animal rescue show stars colorful Kentucky woodsman.
Network: Animal Planet
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Silly but sweet travel comedy says to be true to yourself.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
age 9+
 
More of Greg's humorous antics; fun for series fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Video site has social networking, lots of ads.
URL: http://www.kidzbop.com
(2011)
age 9+
 
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2011)

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