All Reviews

Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
Planesrunner: Everness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
Great Expectations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
Lord of the Flies Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
Ramones Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Punk pioneers fuse early rock 'n' roll with garage grit.
By Ramones
(1976)
This Year's Model Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Eloquent songwriting, punk attitude from influential artist.
By Elvis Costello
(1978)
Bless Me, Ultima Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lyrical story of young boy questioning religion, morality.
By Rudolfo Anaya
(1972)
The Best of Eric Clapton: 20th Century Masters (Millennium Collection) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Early solo-career anthology has some of Clapton's best work.
By Eric Clapton
(2004)
Pretenders Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)
Innervisions Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Wonder's passionate portrait of the '70s still fresh today.
By Stevie Wonder
(1973)
Born to Run Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic teen anthems of desperation still resonate.
By Bruce Springsteen
(1975)
American Beauty Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Band's best, most notable classics fill warm, sweet album.
By Grateful Dead
(1970)
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. TV Poster Image
age 12+
Informative docu uncovers family history and ancestry.
Network: PBS
(2012)
Imagine Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Lennon's most popular album captures his complex brilliance.
By John Lennon
(2010)
Come Dancing: The Best of The Kinks 1977-1986 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Strong collection of later tunes heavy on satire, sentiment.
By The Kinks
(1986)
I Capture the Castle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating story of teen's eccentric English family.
By Dodie Smith
(2003)
America Revealed TV Poster Image
age 12+
U.S. industrial systems are more interesting than you think.
Network: PBS
(2012)
Are You Experienced? Music Poster Image
age 12+
Hendrix's fiery debut still a stunner.
By The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(2010)
Who's Next Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Possibly The Who's best album; essential to the rock canon.
By The Who
(1971)

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