Movie Reviews

Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Ice Island Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
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Lindsey Vonn: In the Moment Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring sports docu with great role model; one F word.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Ballerina Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Great ballet docu about five girls with no iffy content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Won't Back Down Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring tale of a mom's quest to better her kid's school.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Chak De! India Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Indian underdog sports film will make American girls cheer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Infinity Ring: A Mutiny in Time, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)
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Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes spy in absorbing American Revolution tale.
By Avi
(2012)
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
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Virals: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2010)
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Life with Boys TV Poster Image
age 9+
Funny family sitcom with positive themes for tweens.
Network: TeenNick
(2011)
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Destiny, Rewritten Book Poster Image
age 9+
Utterly charming tale of Berkeley girl in search of father.
By Kathryn Fitzmaurice
(2013)
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One Plus One Equals Blue Book Poster Image
age 9+
Upbeat tale about kids coping with disadvantages.
By MJ Auch
(2013)
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P.S. Be Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
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Questimate! App Poster Image
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age 9+
Dynamic estimation game lets kids design the questions.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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The Strangers: The Books of Elsewhere, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Spooky installment just right for tween Halloween.
By Jacqueline West
(2013)
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