All Reviews

age 10+
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(2005)
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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age 10+
Poignant story about tolerance and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 10+
Teaching tool is more at home in school.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2006)
age 10+
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
age 10+
Lively series reveals history's everyday secrets.
Network: PBS
(2005)
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
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age 10+
An ambitious, complicated, and thoughtful story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
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age 10+
30-minute 60 Minutes for tweens and up.
Network: HBO Family
(2004)
age 10+
OK movie of young Mormon missionary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
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age 10+
Science demystified; best for bigger kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2004)
age 10+
British antiques show may be hard sell for tweens.
Network: BBC America, HGTV
(2005)
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age 10+
The Bible on the big screen: New take on old tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 10+
Silly time-capsule comedy ideal for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 10+
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
age 10+
LEARNING
Dig into the fun history, but ignore strange ads.
URL: http://www.historyforkids.org
(2011)
age 10+
Feisty heroine provides eye-opening look at colonial India.
By Gloria Whelan
(2011)
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age 10+
Inspiring sports flick about an underdog team.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 10+
Inspiring football drama brings history to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)

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