All Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Exciting fantasy sequel has elf kids in cosmic struggle.
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By Shannon Messenger
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
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By Gail Carriger
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Great themes and heroine but no bang-up series finish.
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By Robin LaFevers
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
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By Julie Berry
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.
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Network: Amazon
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Complicated D.C. drama has a fierce but flawed heroine.
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Network: NBC
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
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By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tough tween girl fights to save family in bleak future.
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By Michael Perry
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Innovative school inspires at-risk high school students.
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Network: Sundance Channel
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Time traveler starts to grow up in engaging installment.
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By Marissa Moss
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Memorable heroine, lush writing weave a captivating spell.
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By Katherine Rundell
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
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By Elise Broach
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
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By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Cassie's ongoing tale promotes responsibility, forgiveness.
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Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Wartime docu can be grim but possibly inspiring to teens.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Inspiring reality show has meaningful messages for families.
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Network: USA
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog.
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By Ann M. Martin
(2014)

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