All Reviews

age 9+
Smart girl solves boarding school mysteries in fun romp.
By R. A. Spratt
(2016)
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age 15+
A darker, more adult magical quest for the Harry Potter set.
Network: Syfy
(2016)
age 9+
LEARNING
Kid community to collect, customize, and chat, not learn.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 13+
Gravity-defying classic gets visual upgrades, extra content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
age 13+
Middle volume in undersea saga ups the action and suspense.
By Michael Buckley
(2016)
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 6+
Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
age 18+
Violent fantasy adventure remix trades story for action.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2016)
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age 5+
Unlucky bear's misadventures = worry-free fun for viewers.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 18+
Bold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 8+
Fantasy with Norse gods lacks clarity.
By Jasmine Richards
(2015)
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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
age 13+
Unoriginal, unnecessary action based on canceled TV show.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)

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