Game Reviews

Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Black Boys TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Insightful, earnest docu about racism's toll on Black boys.
Network: Peacock
(2020)
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Gather Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Docu on food sovereignty has positive messages, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Rockers reveal Jimmy Carter was cool in campaign docu.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me? TV Poster Image
age 3+
Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid Covid primer.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia TV Poster Image
age 9+
Dark, engrossing continuation of Trollhunters saga.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tenet Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nolan's violent, elaborate epic is best for deep thinkers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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War Stories Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lively, nuanced D-Day story of tween and war hero.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Emily's Wonder Lab TV Poster Image
age 5+
Great STEM series inspires kid scientists to wonder.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tell Me Why Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Emotionally charged story invites dialogue and reflection.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox One Series X
(2020)
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Rising Phoenix Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Thoughtful Paralympic Games docu has strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Darius the Great Deserves Better Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen's first love, friendships, growth.
By Adib Khorram
(2020)
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Dragons in a Bag Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting tale of New York kid's journey to magical world.
By Zetta Elliott
(2018)
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Peanut Goes for the Gold Book Poster Image
age 4+
Super-positive hamster sets goal, delivers in upbeat tale.
By Jonathan Van Ness
(2020)
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Tesla Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Experimental film about electricity giant sparks curiosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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First Day Critter Jitters Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hilarious, fun book to soothe first-day-of-school nerves.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Bombardier Blood Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring docu makes valiant climb but doesn't quite summit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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