All Reviews

Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim a short, one-time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)
And I Darken Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Absorbing read imagines the early years of a female Dracula.
By Kiersten White
(2016)
Kill Strain Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Interesting twist on popular genre has a little edge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Elvis & Nixon Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Entertaining oddball comedy has some strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery …and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Anti-Democrat docu has strong political agenda, violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Towers Falling Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2016)
Ghostbusters Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun busting action only appealing to young kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Francis
(2016)
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 13+
Chilling story of a boy coming of age in Hitler's house.
By John Boyne
(2016)
Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
The Gallery Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging 1929 mystery for tween historical fiction fans.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2016)
Dear Eleanor Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun teen road trip adventure has smoking, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Piiig Forest Explorer: Natural Science for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Virtual forest is lovely but limited.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Don't Starve: Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 10+
Morbidly fun survival game with fighting, hallucinations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The League and the Lantern Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fact-paced thriller adds conspiracy to Abe Lincoln lore.
By Brian Wells
(2016)
Girl in the Blue Coat Book Poster Image
age 13+
Extraordinary tale of Dutch teens resisting the Nazis.
By Monica Hesse
(2016)
Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking story of four kids affected by 9/11.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2016)

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