Movie Reviews

 
Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
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Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Chirp Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl finds voice to call out harassment in triumphant tale.
By Kate Messner
(2020)
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Night on Earth TV Poster Image
age 10+
Revelatory nature docu captures nocturnal animals worldwide.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ghost Parade Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Colorful adventure is haunted by poor design and controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Snoopy's Town Tale App Poster Image
age 10+
Classic Peanuts fun comes with a heavy dose of ads.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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The Double Dangerous Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fun info, skills, projects, and more for kids of any age.
By Conn Iggulden
(2019)
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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young immigrant achieves her dreams in inspiring memoir.
By Julissa Arce
(2019)
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematican Katherine Johnson Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson
(2019)
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Other Words for Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Hopeful, relatable story of Syrian refugee in middle school.
By Jasmine Warga
(2019)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Wildwitch (Vildheks) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Uneven Danish movie about young witch has scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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River's Edge Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gratuitous sex and violence in Japanese teen drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, inspiring memoir of integrating Southern school.
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
(2019)
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The Bookshop Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bittersweet period drama about the joys of reading.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Little Women (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Well-intentioned Alcott modernization misses the mark.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of trailblazing Latina rocket scientist.
By Sylvia Acevedo
(2018)
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Moses Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Ambitious biblical musical transfers from stage to screen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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