All Reviews

Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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West Side Story Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Lots of vibrant music amidst a heavy storyline.
By Various Artists
(1992)
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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 Slave Dancer Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
By Paula Fox
(2004)
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iQuest Handheld Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cool handheld study aid and PDA for tweens and up.
Platforms: iQuest
(2003)
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King Matt the First Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy king tries to give kids same rights as adults.
By Janusz Korczak
(2004)
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Antiques Roadshow TV Poster Image
age 10+
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(1997)
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
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American Experience TV Poster Image
age 12+
History comes alive in excellent docuseries.
Network: PBS
(1988)
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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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Millions Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
A beautiful, rare family film that everyone can enjoy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(1974)
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Music from the O.C. Mix 2 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Unlike show, indie-rock songs are OK for tweens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hilarious WWII comedy flirts with taboos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1944)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth Game Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent and addictive.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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Ocean Avenue Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Intelligent lyrics, terrific performances.
By Yellowcard
(2003)
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His Girl Friday Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sassy screwball classic with a feminist twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Overlooked baseball gem for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Dance Dance Revolution: SuperNOVA Game Poster Image
age 10+
Perfect way to get kids moving!
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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