App Reviews

Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Car trip turns to time travel in highly imaginative story.
By Dan Santat
(2016)
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Smart Kidz Club: eBooks & Math App Poster Image
age 3+
Wide story selection and activities by reading level.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Franny's Feet TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl's magical travels teach about other cultures.
Network: PBS Kids, Kids Central
(2006)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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1984 Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Classic dystopian novel about life under constant scrutiny.
By George Orwell
(1949)
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Hatfields & McCoys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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For Greater Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Epic tale about religious freedom gets very bloody.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Political Animals TV Poster Image
age 16+
Star power anchors intricate, boozy dirty-politics series.
Network: USA
(2012)
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Farewell, My Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Gripping, mature account of Marie Antoinette.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Long Earth Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 16+
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
By Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
(2012)
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Argo Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Taut political thriller based on real-life escape from Iran.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Royal Affair Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Hefty historical drama has some racy, violent moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Hyde Park on Hudson Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Presidential drama is well acted but short on passion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Any Day Now Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama about parenting, discrimination is moving but clunky.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Americans TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Period spy drama blends violence, sex, and '80s nostalgia.
Network: FX
(2013)
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Kim Book Poster Image
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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