All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Viral video experiments inspire entertaining science series.
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Network: SCIENCE
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Strong messages, role models in absorbing coming-of-ager.
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By Tricia Springstubb
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
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By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
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URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Interactive exploration of inventions inspires tinkerers.
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Devices: iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
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By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
High drama, remarkable skill in kids' intelligence contest.
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Network: Lifetime
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Time-bending thriller has more romance than mystery.
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By Claudia Gray
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
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Platforms: Windows
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
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By Mo Willems
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
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By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
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By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very busy learning world offers full preschool curriculum.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Muppets teach humorous, gentle wildlife lessons.
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Network: Hulu
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create and interact with mesmerizing natural landscape.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Educational docuseries explores group psychology.
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Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sci-fi saga about organ harvesters nails the ending.
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By Neal Shusterman
(2014)

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