All Reviews

 
Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Game Poster Image
age 12+
Solid but repetitive action steeped in Norse mythology.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
My Name Is Not Friday Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
Untwine Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
By Jessica Dee Humphreys, Michel Chikwanine
(2015)
Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
What We Did on Our Holiday Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Clichéd British dramedy deals with divorce, loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Catching Faith Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Religious take on family, football has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Ink and Ashes Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
Rook Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
Finding Audrey Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
Legend: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
Dove Arising Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
The Kidney Hypothetical: Or How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
By Lisa Yee
(2015)
The Third Twin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
How I Discovered Poetry Book Poster Image
age 12+
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)

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