All Reviews

River City: Tokyo Rumble Game Poster Image
age 12+
Retro beat 'em up full of content, personality.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Dressmaker Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Irreverent dramedy about revenge deals with abuse.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Littlest Bigfoot: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Misfits find common ground, friendship in quirky fantasy.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2016)
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Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Document inspires vivid, moving portraits of slaves' lives.
By Ashley Bryan
(2016)
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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of Supreme Court justice empowers girls.
By Debbie Levy
(2016)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Rive Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Hard, fast-paced space shooter both tests, mocks skills.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Pasadena Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy noir with violent sex, drugs best for mature teens.
By Sherri L. Smith
(2016)
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March: Book Three Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uplifting finale to terrific series reveals tragic violence.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2016)
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Three Dark Crowns Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling but very dark tale of murderous triplet queens.
By Kendare Blake
(2016)
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BioShock: The Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, philosophy-focused shooters have bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Entertaining train tale with mild peril, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Free Period TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Creativity abounds as Disney alums return in online shorts.
Network: Online
(2016)
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God Eater 2: Rage Burst Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun, fast action game has some mature content, visual flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
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Better Things TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature single-mom comedy is raw -- and refreshingly real.
Network: FX
(2016)
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A Boy Named Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Peanuts film is as charming and relevant as ever.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1969)
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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs TV Poster Image
age 8+
Graphic novels inspire fantastic -- but violent -- series.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Hundred Percent Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Honest, heartrending look at tween friendships, identity.
By Karen Romano Young
(2016)
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The Bronze Key: Magisterium, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven magic-school threequel ends with jarring surprises.
By Holly Black, Cassandra Clare
(2016)
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Furthermore Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids race to save imprisoned dad in magical adventure.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2016)
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