All Reviews

March: Book Two Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2015)
 
Fresh Off the Boat TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2015)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Campy sci-fi adventure offers silly B-movie fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Street Art Throwdown TV Poster Image
age 12+
Reality competition showcases world's best street artists.
Network: Oxygen
(2015)
Tulpa Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful puzzle platformer challenges, easily frustrates.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
UnDivided Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Disjointed faith-based docu tackles poverty, gang violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
All Fall Down: Embassy Row, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
By Ally Carter
(2015)
Alaska: Battle on the Bay TV Poster Image
age 12+
Rival salmon fishermen aggressively compete in reality show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
Diamond Boy Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
 
Marvel's Agent Carter TV Poster Image
age 12+
Strong female lead defies stereotypes in tantalizing series.
Network: ABC
(2015)
Pirate's Passage Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
History-based pirate tale has drinking, mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
Unbroken Book Poster Image
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age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
Elsa & Fred Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Romance about aging and love is tender but falls flat.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Galavant TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Cartoonish violence, ribald jokes in fairy tale send-up.
Network: ABC
(2016)
Magic in the Moonlight Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Mostly mild 1920s-set Woody Allen comedy has charisma.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Ravencliffe: The Blythewood Tales, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
By Carol Goodman
(2014)
Expelled Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Star vehicle for young YouTube celebs has iffy messages.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2014)
Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games App Poster Image
age 12+
Silly, difficult game buries safety message a bit too deep.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)

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