All Reviews

Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
Journey Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Enchanting art, wordless fantasy lead kids to tell story.
By Aaron Becker
(2013)
Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
Ladybug Girl at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun adventure lets Lulu face fears at her own pace.
By Jacky Davis
(2010)
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
Toy Story of TERROR! Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Horror film-themed TV special is sweet treat for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Exile: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
Battling Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
By Paul Pope
(2013)
Rose Under Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
The Twistrose Key Book Poster Image
age 10+
Magical animal-afterlife adventures of a girl and her mouse.
By Tone Almhiell
(2013)
Letters from Father Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(2004)
Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring TV Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful adventure has excellent friendship messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
The Grimm Legacy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl tangles with magical objects in suspenseful fantasy.
By Polly Shulman
(2010)
Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Ladybug Girl tackles snow play in fun, imaginative tale.
By Jacky Davis
(2013)
P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man: P.K. Pinkerton, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel hits stride in weird, appealing Wild West tale.
By Caroline Lawrence
(2013)

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