All Reviews

age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Historical strategy with new twist on medieval combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 12+
 
War drama has combat scenes, heavy-handed message.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 12+
 
Unbiased "biography" of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Teamwork and hope in intense WWII lifeboat drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
 
Duo crisscrosses the country exploring bizarre folklore.
Network: History
(2015)
age 12+
 
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
By Stacey Lee
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Contemplative but pretentious drama about Lincoln's boyhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Poet's moving memoir in free verse charts '50s childhood.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2014)
age 12+
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
By Ally Carter
(2015)
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age 12+
 
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)

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