All Reviews

Recess TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Engaging cartoon celebrates playground time.
Network: ABC
(1997)
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Secondhand Lions Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming family movie for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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"When Did You See Her Last?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
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Life Continued: Defeating Depression TV Poster Image
age 14+
Affecting tales of mental illness raise awareness for teens.
Network: MTV
(2013)
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Constable & Toop Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Thrilling ghost adventure has great characters, plus gore.
By Gareth P. Jones
(2013)
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Jamie's 15 Minute Meals TV Poster Image
age 10+
Super-fast dinners may inspire young chefs.
Network: CBS
(2012)
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Julius Jr. TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Popular brand image inspires vibrant, tot-friendly series.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2013)
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The Out List TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant LGBTQ docu highlights respect, acceptance.
Network: HBO
(2013)
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JFK Book Poster Image
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JFK
age 5+
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
By Jonah Winter
(2013)
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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
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All In with Laila Ali TV Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring tales of human triumph make great family viewing.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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Game Changers with Kevin Frazier TV Poster Image
age 6+
Great role models exist in stories of helpful athletes.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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In the Band Book Poster Image
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age 16+
College kids steam things up in mature, romantic read.
By Jean Haus
(2013)
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The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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Stella and Sam TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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Harry the Bunny TV Poster Image
age 2+
Friendly bunny's adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Netflix
(2013)
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Allegiant: Divergent, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
By Veronica Roth
(2013)
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