Game Reviews

Marvel Battle Lines App Poster Image
age 10+
Comic book card game has action in heroic proportions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Squirm Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy saves animals and his family in fun environmental tale.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2018)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Lego DC Super-Villains Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sometimes the best good guys for the job are the bad guys.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Starlink: Battle for Atlas Game Poster Image
age 10+
Epic space voyage with a potentially large price tag.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Girl Guide: 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wonderfully candid, body-positive tips to inspire girls.
By Marawa Ibrahim
(2018)
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The Rack Pack Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 10+
Low-budget "Stand by Me" rip-off has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brave but heavy-handed look at racism and deaf life.
By Alex Gino
(2018)
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Nowhere Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Riveting friendship tale set against terror, refugee crisis.
By Katherine Marsh
(2018)
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Harbor Me Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Kids get safe space to tell their stories in moving tale.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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Marvel Spider-Man Unlimited App Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun web-slinging action has heavy pay-to-play feature.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring stories of girls who made their mark on the world.
By Kate Schatz
(2018)
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Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action compilation has lots of play, some weak episodes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Be Prepared Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Smart, funny account of summer camp discomfort.
By Vera Brosgol
(2018)
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Impulsion Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Hard, repetitive puzzler requires sharp reflexes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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The Spectrum Retreat Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging first-person puzzler has an emotional story.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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20XX Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, fast-paced sci-fi action has tricky random levels.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Lost in Harmony Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sweet musical adventure has no rhythm.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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