Website Reviews

It Gets Better Project Website Poster Image
age 13+
LGBTQ site offers teens advice on how to cope with bullying.
URL: http://www.itgetsbetter.org
(2011)
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Avadon: The Black Fortress HD App Poster Image
age 13+
Expansive fantasy RPG provides great story, great gameplay.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Grimm's Red Riding Hood ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Fantastic interactive book takes some story liberties.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Pig Up! Game Poster Image
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age 13+
High-flying Facebook fun from the minds behind Bejeweled.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
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Zombie Gunship App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique, slower-paced zombie shooter played from the air.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Violet and the Mystery Next Door App Poster Image
age 5+
Engaging choose-your-own adventures with friendship theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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The Scorpio Races Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bloodthirsty horses star in thrilling coming-of-age tale.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2011)
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Beauty and the Beast: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
age 5+
One of the most thorough movie-based apps around.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Of Mice and Men Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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Grandpa Green Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Man's life is lovingly recalled by his grandson and garden.
By Lane Smith
(2011)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Romeo and Juliet Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2004)
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All the Right Stuff Book Poster Image
age 13+
Challenging ideas, big issues buoy story of Harlem teen.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2012)
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Shade's Children Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horror stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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