All Reviews

age 5+
 
Girl brings alligator for show-and-tell in funny romp.
By Elise Parsley
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautiful, joyful peek at family in the wild.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 4+
 
Warm book guides preschoolers through kindergarten nerves.
By Marc Brown
(2015)
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age 9+
 
Enchanting African fable with some scares and sadness.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Patterson's tense doomsday thriller is campy but curious.
Network: CBS
(2015)
age 3+
 
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Well-rounded animated series has broad learning potential.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2015)
age 2+
 
Kid animals speak for themselves in cute, dad-centric book.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Fun Frozen-themed cooking and pet care; light on science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 4+
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 6+
 
Educational nature documentary encourages conservation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Create and learn via facts and authentic rainforest sounds.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Real-world missions for environment may need more context.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Charming story about beloved bear has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
age 14+
 
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)

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