Book Reviews

Legendborn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.
By Tracy Deonn
(2020)
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White Riot Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Docu about British bands' fight against racism has swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Martin Eden Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Historical romantic drama explores class structure in Italy.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A Call to Spy Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational story of female WWII spies has war violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are Not Free Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful tale of Japanese American resilience during WWII.
By Traci Chee
(2020)
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The Glorias Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Steinem biopic is innovative but slow; mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Whose Vote Counts, Explained TV Poster Image
age 12+
Docu series explains complicated U.S. electoral system.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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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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A Thousand Cuts Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking docu about freedom of the press.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Red Penguins Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Entertaining, fascinating sports doc has violence, language.
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(Release Year: 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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Black America Since MLK: And I Still I Rise TV Poster Image
age 14+
Superb, essential docu illuminates Black American history.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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Burn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Absorbing, violent fantasy brings dragons into the 1950s.
By Patrick Ness
(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.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming story mixes art history and teen romance in Paris.
By Samira Ahmed
(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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Assassin 33 A.D. Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Religion and time-travel converge in intense thriller.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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