Game Reviews

 
Monster Hunter Rise Game Poster Image
age 13+
Combat-focused adventure "rises" as a must-have experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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The Poetry of Secrets Book Poster Image
age 13+
Jewish persecution in medieval Spain dominates teen romance.
By Cambria Gordon
(2021)
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Blown Away TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced competition is a fun intro to glass art.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Thoughtful docu puts labor dispute in historical context.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Canvas Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Moody, dialogue-free short film has lovely messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Prom Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Star-studded, slightly edgy musical is all about acceptance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has positive messages, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Broken Hearts Gallery Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Upbeat heroine anchors whimsical romcom; edgy sex jokes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Silvered Serpents: The Gilded Wolves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Another dangerous treasure hunt in thrilling sequel.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Punching the Air Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Jailed teen finds his voice in poignant novel in verse.
By Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam
(2020)
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Becoming TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good docu series tells stories of celebs' success.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Magic Camp Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tween-friendly camp-set comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Howard Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant docu about Disney lyricist has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Work It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet teen tale has great dancing; language, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I'll Be the One Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Body-positive teen seeks K-pop stardom in cute romcom.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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The Henna Wars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Page-turner romcom takes on race, faith, queer love.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2020)
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(In)Visible Portraits Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Black women explore, challenge life-shaping ideas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Patchwork: The Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Board game and puzzles stitched together into fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Age of Wonders: Planetfall – Invasions Game Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi strategy gets expanded in lots of fun, unique ways.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Memory Hole TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Retro pop culture-based clip show is nothing new.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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