All Reviews

 
April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, funny, lively guide urges girls to adventure.
By Caroline Paul
(2016)
Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Astrotwins -- Project Rescue: Astrotwins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Real science, wild plot likely to thrill avid space buffs.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2016)
 
Kindness Is Contagious Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Warm, feel-good docu about being nice is uplifting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Full Cicada Moon Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl beats stereotypes in powerful free-verse novel.
By Marilyn Hilton
(2015)
Prune App Poster Image
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age 9+
Coax trees toward the light in absorbing, artful puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Mapoosa Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Sim world offers some learning games but lacks depth.
URL: http://www.mapoosa.com
(2015)
Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular: A Mystery with Animatronics, Alien Makeup, Camera Gear, and Other Movie Magic You Can Make Yourself!: Nick and Tesla, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
Astrotwins — Project Blastoff: Astrotwins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
 
Antarctica: A Year on Ice Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Incredible docu captures human details of remote existence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Box and the Dragonfly: The Keepers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
By Ted Sanders
(2015)
Grapple Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Urban Outlaws Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
Xeodrifter Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Short yet difficult nostalgic arcade space adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Engrossing undersea expedition is kid friendly.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Copernicus Legacy, Book 2: The Serpent's Curse Book Poster Image
age 9+
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
Ology Website Poster Image
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age 9+
A blast of fun could propel museum science site to stars.
URL: http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology
(2014)
Poop Fountain! The Qwikpick Papers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)

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