Movie Reviews

A Tale of Sorcery: A Tale of Magic, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fairies and fire demons vs. villains in wild page-turner.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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Maya and the Three TV Poster Image
age 9+
Teen warrior princess fantasy tale is funny, has violence.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Home Sweet Home TV Poster Image
age 9+
Family swap show focuses on common ground; has language.
Network: NBC
(2021)
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Room to Dream: Front Desk, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful story tackles racism, consent, and gentrification.
By Kelly Yang
(2021)
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Clash of the Cover Bands TV Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining music competition sticks to formula.
Network: E!
(2021)
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Just Beyond TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Psychological spookiness that's OK for most tweens.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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Tristan Strong Keeps Punching: Tristan Strong, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fantasy finale hits magical mark with suspenseful showdown.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2021)
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Escape the Undertaker Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Interactive movie has suspense, scares, and thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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The Earthshot Prize TV Poster Image
age 9+
Environmental award docu celebrates solutions, innovation.
Network: Discovery+
(2021)
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Black Boy Joy TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Gripping short drama, family of men deal with life and loss.
Network: HBO Max
(2019)
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Rivers Lifeblood TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fact-packed, beautiful nature doc has animal violence.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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AstroNuts Mission Three: The Perfect Planet Book Poster Image
age 9+
Silliness, time travel, saving the planet in wild finale.
By Jon Scieszka
(2021)
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The Enchanted Forest TV Poster Image
age 9+
Short docu surveys the magical, mystical wonders of forests.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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Frogger TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Retro video game-inspired contest is silly fun.
Network: Peacock
(2021)
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Willodeen Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Cheer-worthy fable of animals, friendship, ecosystems.
By Katherine Applegate
(2021)
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Disney Princess Remixed TV Poster Image
age 9+
Girl power musical is mixed with heavy marketing.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Jungle Guardian TV Poster Image
age 9+
Awe-inspiring show is a plea to save the rainforests.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
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Paola Santiago and the Forest of Nightmares: Paola Santiago, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Second spooky fantasy keeps chills and thrills coming.
By Tehlor Kay Mejia
(2021)
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Boots: The League of Secret Heroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tweens fly planes, join superheroes in epic WWII battle.
By Kate Hannigan
(2021)
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