Book Reviews

Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Pixie Hollow Games Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautifully animated "fairy" tale teaches about teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Mike the Knight TV Poster Image
age 4+
Spunky medieval hero teaches problem-solving to tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Toy Story of TERROR! Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Horror film-themed TV special is sweet treat for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Wallykazam! TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Exceptional preschool show with quality literacy curriculum.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street TV Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Brazil Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Wallykazam!: The Big Goblin Problem TV Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly messages, superb literacy content, fun adventure.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Lost in Oz TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Visit to modern-day Oz a delight full of positive messages.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Elmo, Abby and gang celebrate neighborhood diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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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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Sleeping Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
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