All Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
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By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
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By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
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By Lisa Yee
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
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By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
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By Michael Williams
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine, creative premise, but a floundering fantasy.
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By Ally Condie
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Well-meaning but generic holiday story with mature themes.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Likable female star stands out in stereotype-heavy sitcom.
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Network: ABC
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Conclusion of gothic series about female teen lacks oomph.
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By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
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By Adi Alsaid
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Race is tackled gently in fresh family-friendly sitcom.
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Network: ABC
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Vivid, sometimes violent tale of Russia's last royal family.
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By Candace Fleming
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Intense movie about orphans heavy on grief, faith.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Moving story of adopted girl's hunt for clues to her past.
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By Barbara Stuber
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
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By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gifted teen girl discovers meaning of love in cute novel.
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By Erin McCahan
(2014)

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