Movie Reviews

 
Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Challenger: Contender, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern teens fight as gladiators in more violent sequel.
By Taran Matharu
(2020)
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Displacement Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving tale of teen time traveler's trip to internment camp.
By Kiku Hughes
(2020)
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Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Tender if flawed WWII drama about dog and boy's friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Celebrity Substitute TV Poster Image
age 12+
Star power elevates otherwise forgettable "learning" series.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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Through the Darkest of Times App Poster Image
age 12+
Enthralling, slightly flawed strategy game makes you think.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2020)
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Risk: Global Domination App Poster Image
age 12+
Classic gets new fun twists that are locked behind paywalls.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Conversational history traces U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
(2020)
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Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting bio reveals the dark side of an American hero.
By Candace Fleming
(2020)
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The Warrant Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Trite, low-budget Western has war violence, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington (Young Reader's Edition) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Brits try to assassinate Washington in gripping page-turner.
By Brad Meltzer, Josh Mensch
(2020)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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Funan Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wrenching anime depicts little-told war story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
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Tolkien Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cautious biopic about LOTR author has intense war scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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My Child Lebensborn App Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, immersive role-play about post-WWII discrimination.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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