Movie Reviews

Silkwood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Disturbing tale of corporate greed, nuclear danger, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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Ten Little Caterpillars Book Poster Image
age 2+
Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(2011)
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Poster Image
age 15+
Vast and violent RPG filled with moral choice and ambiguity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Grapes of Wrath Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty Steinbeck classic brings Great Depression to life.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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Red Sled Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Inspired, silly sledding romp perfect for winter bedtime.
By Lita Judge
(2011)
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Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Froi of the Exiles Book Poster Image
age 15+
Character-driven fantasy is extraordinary for older teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2012)
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Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Book Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1974)
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Everybody Sees the Ants Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, challenging tale of outsider fighting back.
By A.S. King
(2011)
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The Bluest Eye Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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Never Fall Down Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Harrowing true story of boy in Cambodia's Killing Fields.
By Patricia McCormick
(2012)
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Hearts and Minds Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Provocative Vietnam War docu with violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Tiger Eyes Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful novel examines teen's world of grief.
By Judy Blume
(1981)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Sesame Street: Halloween Collection Music Poster Image
age 2+
Playful, not-so-spooky Halloween songs for the family.
By Sesame Street
(2012)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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Green Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2012)
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Quintana of Charyn Book Poster Image
age 15+
Engrossing end to fabulous epic trilogy for mature readers.
By Melina Marchetta
(2013)
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The Universe Versus Alex Woods Book Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
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