Game Reviews

Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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There's No Place Like Space!: All About Our Solar System App Poster Image
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age 5+
Facts and features enhance space discovery, Dr. Seuss style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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The Fault in Our Stars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartrending love story told by teen dying of cancer.
By John Green
(2012)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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Back in Time App Poster Image
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age 10+
Gorgeous textbook of 44 major events has universal appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Every Body Has a Brain Game Poster Image
age 4+
Innovative way to learn about gray matter.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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Mike the Knight TV Poster Image
age 4+
Spunky medieval hero teaches problem-solving to tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Pretenders Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)
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Brave New World Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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SSX Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Extraordinarily fun, over-the-top snowboarding adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
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Ice Island Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
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Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Nifty "how stuff works" show has some technical details.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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And Then It's Spring Book Poster Image
age 4+
A boy's wondrous experience of seeing his seeds grow.
By Julie Fogliano
(2012)
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Nature Jams Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Inspiring songs and lessons encourage kids to go outside.
By Farmer Jason
(2012)
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Storybound Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Hugely inventive story of kids in peril in fairy-tale world.
By Marissa Burt
(2012)
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