Tarantino's slavery tale is uneven and brutal but brilliant.
Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
Taut political thriller based on real-life escape from Iran.
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
Palin docudrama is curious peek at political system.
Complex, suspenseful story of developing The Bomb.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
Spirited novel offers warts-and-all view of the Middle Ages.
1950s British take on Titanic tragedy is a masterpiece.
Newbery Honor-winning tale of growing up in Stalinist USSR.
Stunningly illustrated, this would make a great gift book or treasured addition to any family's library.
Historical fiction at its best in book on '30s farmworkers.
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
This story explores the journey -- both physical and emotional -- made by three girls to visit their long-lost mother.
Unforgettable 1978 love triangle drama includes violence.
Graphic portrayal of dictatorship's abuses is unforgettable.
Oscar-winning biographical war epic is complex, violent.
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
Riveting 1976 docu about striking miners has some violence.