All Reviews

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
The Fellowship of the Ring Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, Book 2) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Brilliant story; more fast-paced, violent than first book.
By Philip Pullman
(1997)
Portal Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzler with first-person action.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
Burnout Paradise Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense racer where harsh crashes dominate.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
Taking the Long Way Music Poster Image
age 12+
Country-pop music with a message.
By Dixie Chicks
(2006)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Book Poster Image
age 12+
Grim, gripping end to the biggest saga in history.
By J. K. Rowling
(2007)
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
Jaws Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Five-star movie could scare the pants off kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacularly epic, poignant end to a magical series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)

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