The 100 Readalikes

TV Show:  The 100     Description:  When nuclear Armageddon destroys civilization on Earth, the only survivors are those on the 12 international space stations in orbit at the time. Three generations later, the 4,000 survivors living on a space ark of linked stations see their resources dwindle and face draconian measures established to ensure humanity’s future. Desperately looking for a solution, the ark’s leaders send 100 juvenile prisoners … Continue reading The 100 Readalikes

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit Readalikes

TV Show:  Law and Order: Special Victims Unit     Description:  Created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” now in its 20th season, is the longest-running primetime drama currently on television. This hard-hitting and emotional series from NBC’s “Law & Order” brand chronicles the lives of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, an elite squad of detectives who … Continue reading Law and Order: Special Victims Unit Readalikes

Fruit Ninja App Readalikes

App: Fruit Ninja Description: Fruit Ninja The greatest fruit-slicing game in the world. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, PS Vita, XBOX Appeals: Fast action, Humorous game Readalikes for Preschoolers Nightime Ninja by Barbara Dacosta Scholastic summary: Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate … Continue reading Fruit Ninja App Readalikes

Christopher Robin Readalikes

Movie:  Christopher Robin     Description:  Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. … Continue reading Christopher Robin Readalikes

Stranger Things Readalikes

TV Show:  Stranger Things     Description:  This thrilling Netflix original drama stars Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983 — inspired by a time when tales of science fiction captivated audiences. When Joyce’s 12-year-old son, Will, goes missing, she launches a terrifying investigation into his disappearance with local authorities. As they search for answers, they unravel a series … Continue reading Stranger Things Readalikes

Taylor Swift Readalikes

Taylor Swift    Wikipedia‘s Description:  Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the world’s leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage Readalikes for Teens Appeals: Realistic, Romance, Girl-power    By Your Side by Kasie West  Amazon‘s Description:  When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn’t think things could … Continue reading Taylor Swift Readalikes

Pokémon GO Readalikes: For Younger Children

Pokémon GO for the younger set: Here are some fun Readalikes! Or try the “39 Clues,” by Rick Riordan. “Amazon’s summary.” The first book in the #1 bestselling phenomenon sends readers around the world on the hunt for the 39 Clues! Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her descendants an impossible decision: “You have a choice – one million dollars or … Continue reading Pokémon GO Readalikes: For Younger Children

Toca Boca Readalikes

Description:  For the preschool set, [Toca Boca apps] combine fun exploration with a gender-neutral approach and a kid-safe sensibility. Though they don’t promise to teach the ABCs or 123s, they do offer opportunities for storytelling and unique experiences that range from playing hairstylist to creating biomes for different animals. They also have a series of virtual dollhouses that let kids play in all kinds of environments, including a hospital, … Continue reading Toca Boca Readalikes

Paw Patrol Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description: A group of six rescue dogs, led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder, has adventures in “PAW Patrol.” The heroic pups, who believe “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” work together to protect the community. Among the members of the group are fire-dog Marshall, police pup Chase, and fearless Skye. All of the animals have special skills, gadgets and … Continue reading Paw Patrol Readalikes

Shimmer and Shine Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description:  Twins Shimmer and Shine are genies-in-training who grant wishes for their best friend, Leah. The wishes don’t always go as smoothly as they plan, though — after all, they’re still in training — and the girls must clean up the magical mess that results from the issues. Read-a-likes for ages 3+     Main appeals:  Girl power, female friendships, magic/fantasy worlds, comedic misadventures, … Continue reading Shimmer and Shine Readalikes