Book Reviews

Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Paddington 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Everything, Everything Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Endearing teen love story is sure to make book fans happy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Me Before You Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching but manipulative romantic drama about life, death.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Easy-on-the-eyes fairy tale promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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When Calls the Heart TV Poster Image
age 7+
Faith-based period drama has stellar female role models.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
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Doug TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1991)
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How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Thrilling 3D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Remains faithful to A. A. Milne's beloved classic stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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