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 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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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Book Poster Image
age 15+
Misfit plans murder and suicide in painful, powerful book.
By Matthew Quick
(2013)
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National Velvet Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring horse story has small but mighty heroine.
By Enid Bagnold
(1935)
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Battling Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
By Paul Pope
(2013)
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Notability App Poster Image
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age 10+
Creative tool lets kids jazz up notes with audio, photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Math Snacks Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
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The Grimm Legacy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl tangles with magical objects in suspenseful fantasy.
By Polly Shulman
(2010)
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P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man: P.K. Pinkerton, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel hits stride in weird, appealing Wild West tale.
By Caroline Lawrence
(2013)
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A Prayer for Owen Meany Book Poster Image
age 15+
Affecting, darkly comic novel has heavy, mature themes.
By John Irving
(1989)
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Five, Six, Seven, Nate! Book Poster Image
age 10+
Strong sequel sparkles with charm, humor, and heart.
By Tim Federle
(2014)
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The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Book Poster Image
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
age 15+
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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Monster Physics App Poster Image
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age 10+
Colorful graphics, fun missions engage as kids experiment.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Voice Dream Reader - Text to Speech App Poster Image
age 10+
Versatile text-to-speech tool a dream for visually impaired.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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The Gospel of Winter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful book about victims of priest sexual abuse.
By Brendan Kiely
(2014)
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Morning Phase Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Moody, contemplative album is dark, lovely, and uplifting.
By Beck
(2014)
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P.K. Pinkerton and the Pistol-Packing Widows: P.K. Pinkerton, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Autistic kid detective returns in wacky Wild West tale.
By Caroline Lawrence
(2014)
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