Movie Reviews

Meet the Sloths TV Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet sloth sanctuary series focuses on sick, hurt animals.
Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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Stella and Sam TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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"When Did You See Her Last?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
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Lucy at Sea: The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons: Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave Lucy sails to Australia in even more exciting sequel.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2013)
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Autodesk Digital STEAM Measurement App Poster Image
age 9+
Interactive textbook lets kids get hands on with concepts.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Seasons, Rhymes in Time Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
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Sarah & Duck TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Whimsical series about friendship caters to kids' curiosity.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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A Funny Little Bird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
(2013)
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Little Bite in the Big City Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Awful animated film with lots of insults, focus on romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Re-Mission 2 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Six fun games turn cancer treatment into a winnable battle.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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House of Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Page-turner is the perfect campfire tale but can get gory.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2013)
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The Ability Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliant, thrilling story of kids training in mind control.
By M.M. Vaughan
(2013)
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Ol' Mama Squirrel Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fierce squirrel mom keeps babies safe, keeps laughs coming.
By David Ezra Stein
(2013)
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Miss Maple's Seeds Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lyrical fantasy celebrates the magic of seeds and seasons.
By Eliza Wheeler
(2013)
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Alchemy ~ Genetics App Poster Image
age 9+
Kids create crazy animal combos in fun but repetitive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Curious George at the Aquarium Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sea creature facts add to the fun in this adventure.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2007)
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Curious George Swings into Spring Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly monkey's escapades teach tots about nature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Arthur and the Invisibles 2 & 3: The New Minimoy Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sequels offer more peril and scares than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Saltwater Taffy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Adventure tale sinks under weight of laudable goals.
By Eric DelaBarre
(2011)
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