Movie Reviews

Disney Sorcerer's Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Disney fun packed with fan service, but shackled with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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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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Race to the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun girl hero drives fast-paced, modern take on Navajo myth.
By Rebecca Roanhorse
(2020)
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First Lady Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Skip this poorly made, agenda-driven dramedy.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More adventures in Aldovia; some mild suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Queen of the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave girl finds royal intrigue in detailed 1500s tale.
By Dylan Meconis
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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A Tale of Magic Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Imaginative, lively tale launches Land of Stories prequels.
By Chris Colfer
(2019)
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The Tyrant's Tomb: The Trials of Apollo, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo atones as the exciting mythological mayhem continues.
By Rick Riordan
(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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Wargroove Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Creativity, compelling play mark fantastic indie strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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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The Last Guardian: Artemis Fowl, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 10+
It's Artemis vs. Armageddon in fast-paced finale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2012)
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