Movie Reviews

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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Fly Away Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
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Flamecaster: Shattered Realms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing fantasy romance full of spies and palace intrigue.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2016)
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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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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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Shadow of the Colossus (PS4) Game Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful, mysterious, haunting tale gets new life on PS4.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(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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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum Book Poster Image
age 7+
Horse guides kids on fun trip through art history.
By Dr. Seuss
(2019)
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Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling adaptation of classic satire rooted in reality.
By George Orwell
(2019)
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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun cartoonish fantasy tale has bloodless turn-based combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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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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Black Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
A harrowing and Beauty-ful version of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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National Velvet Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Great family movie; even better for horse lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1944)
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Little House on the Prairie TV Poster Image
age 7+
Classic pioneer drama is one for the books.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(1974)
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