All Reviews

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age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 9+
 
Installment in popular series is long on drama, stereotypes.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
age 9+
 
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 9+
 
Sweet book-based comedy has great family messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 9+
 
Family rivalries get complex, but sequel still excites.
By Dianne K. Salerni
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun, funny kid-friendly mini-articles are a mixed bag.
URL: http://scribblescoop.com
(2015)
age 9+
 
Wise words to live by cleverly packed in a "Wonder" package.
By R.J. Palacio
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Fun, exciting twist on the King Arthur legend.
By Dianne K. Salerni
(2014)
csm_movie
age 9+
 
Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
age 9+
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
age 9+
 
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
csm_website
age 9+
 
LEARNING
A safe place where kids can review and share favorite books.
URL: http://www.biblionasium.com
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
age 9+
 
Rollicking sequel delightfully true to classic original.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2012)
age 9+
 
More Wimpy Kid fun mixed with worthy messages, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 9+
 
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)

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