All Reviews

The Borrowers Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
Dooby Dooby Moo Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Barnyard talent keeps kids and adults laughing.
By Doreen Cronin
(2006)
Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
Stuart Little Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Excellent bridge from chapter books to novels.
By E.B. White
(1969)
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first.
By Tamora Pierce
(2009)
The Lion and the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
The Garfield Show TV Poster Image
age 6+
Infamous cat's antics are fun, if not exactly message laden.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2009)
ZOOLA Animals App Poster Image
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age 2+
LEARNING
Animal photos and sounds are a hoot for little ones.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Skippyjon Jones: Class Action Book Poster Image
age 4+
The Chihuahua-wannabe kitty-boy goes to a school for dogs.
By Judy Schachner
(2011)
Zui.com Website Poster Image
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age 5+
LEARNING
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://Zui.com
(2012)
Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Pet Pals 2: Best of Friends! Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Learn tricks, make friends, and shop with a virtual puppy.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
Millie & The Lost Key - Millie Was Here, Book 2 App Poster Image
age 3+
Humor in cute dog's adventure will appeal to kids, parents.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
Puppies 3D Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Cute puppies and fun ways to play make this a good pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Petz Puppyz & Kittenz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adopt a puppy and kitten together for twice the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)

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