All Reviews

The Giver, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)
The Dark Is Rising Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--PC Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fabulous game continues the magic of Harry Potter.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
LeapPad: The Amazing Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 6+
Kids use their Spidey-sense to help Spider-Man.
Platforms: LeapPad Learning System
(2004)
Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 5+
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
Didi & Ditto Kindergarten Game Poster Image
age 5+
A memorable kindergarten software experience.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Sagwa's Storybook World Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful treat based on Amy Tan's kids' book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
Dragon Tales: Learn & Fly with Dragons Game Poster Image
age 5+
Fly with dragons while learning math and logic.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Madden NFL 2005 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent fun for the whole family.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2004)
Lunch Money Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
The Aurora County All-Stars Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
Music Ace Deluxe Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Comprehensive music lessons are fun, interactive.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Backyard Baseball 2005 Game Poster Image
age 7+
A great baseball simulation for kids.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
Nim's Island Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lighthearted, satisfying survival story.
By Wendy Orr
(2001)
I Spy Spooky Mansion Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 6+
Puzzles and treasure hunts are great fun.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
The Chocolate War Book Poster Image
age 14+
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
(1974)
NYPD Blue TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Rich police drama with strong characters. No kids.
Network: Syndicated, TNT
(2005)
Pollyanna Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic story of the power of positive thinking.
By Eleanor H. Porter
(2004)

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