All Reviews

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Belief TV Poster Image
age 12+
Nonjudgmental doc explores faith, spirituality in America.
Network: OWN
(2015)
The Imposter Queen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
Hex: Chronicles of Entrath Game Poster Image
age 12+
Tough trading-card game poorly teaches basics of play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Follow the Rules TV Poster Image
age 12+
Rap-family reality features laughs, strong language.
Network: MTV
(2015)
The Rap Game TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Edgy rap-boot-camp reality gives solid advice.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
The Siren Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(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)
 
A Girl Like Her Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Everest Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of real-life expedition is intense, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Boy in the Black Suit Book Poster Image
age 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
You, Me and the Apocalypse TV Poster Image
age 12+
Strong characters, scary imagery in great but bleak comedy.
Network: NBC
(2015)
Winning Putt Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Free-to-play golf multiplayer game fun in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Summoners War App Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid but slow strategy RPG encourages in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
 
The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Tharsis Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(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)
 
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding role model urges kids to stand up to bullies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Walk Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Terrific, heart-pounding, gravity-defying true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
Pony Island Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)

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