Movie Reviews

The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond Music Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, haunting alt-rock/country soundtrack; best for teens.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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Marvel: Avengers Alliance Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun Facebook role-playing romp with superhero combat.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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Bad Kitty School Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble Book Poster Image
age 7+
Zany hijinks disguise terrific storytelling lesson.
By Nick Bruel
(2014)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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The Fault in Our Stars (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Must-see movie's soundtrack is a mix of love and heartbreak.
By Various Artists
(2014)
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Blue Lily, Lily Blue: The Raven Cycle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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Basil of Baker Street: The Great Mouse Detective, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, cute series about Sherlock-like mouse sleuth.
By Eve Titus
(2016)
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Bad Kitty Takes the Test Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sympathetic, sly send-up of testing is both smart and funny.
By Nick Bruel
(2017)
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Lulu Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Delightful adventures of young girl caring for animals.
By Hilary McKay
(2014)
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Hank Zipzer TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Books-inspired show celebrates overcoming challenges.
Network: Online
(2014)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating, unforgettable collection of free-verse poems.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2018)
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Chuchel Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Madcap puzzle game delights as much as it challenges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Neverworld Wake Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, gripping, time-shifting psychological thriller.
By Marisha Pessl
(2018)
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Internment Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teens fight back in chilling, timely dystopian thriller.
By Samira Ahmed
(2019)
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The Indian in the Cupboard Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Wallace & Gromit in Three Amazing Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Witty Claymation shorts with whole-family appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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