All Reviews

age 13+
 
Soon-to-part lovers debate what-ifs in smart romance.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2015)
age 6+
 
Young chefs match wits in family-friendly cooking contest.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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age 9+
 
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Charming art distinguishes story about friends and bullies.
By Beth Ferry
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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age 7+
 
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 9+
 
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 4+
 
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
age 6+
 
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.
By Stephanie Watson
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Tender, moving story about boy and mom dealing with loss.
By Jessixa Bagley
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)

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