Movie Reviews

Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Upside of Falling Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fake dating turns real and opposites attract in fun romance.
By Alex Light
(2020)
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Dragon Hoops Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cartoonist tracks winning season in riveting graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
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Go with the Flow Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Spot-on graphic novel about periods, activism, friendship.
By Lily Williams, Karen Schneemann
(2020)
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All-American Muslim Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating coming-of-age tale explores identity, racism.
By Nadine Jolie Courtney
(2019)
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Overcomer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cocoon - A Space for Family App Poster Image
age 10+
Social media sharing for close-knit groups and families.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series TV Poster Image
age 10+
Faux-docu is a fun new take on the now-classic musical.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Boy Genius Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gifted-kid comedy has charming cast, lightweight plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Scars Like Wings Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring story of a burned teen finding her new normal.
By Erin Stewart
(2019)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College TV Poster Image
age 12+
Relatable, well-rounded series tackles college prep topics.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Basketball or Nothing TV Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating docuseries inspires, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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2:HRS Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Offbeat British teen comedy has suspense, slapstick action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Teen Titans: Raven Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hero struggles with amnesia in clever origin story.
By Kami Garcia
(2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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There's Something About Sweetie Book Poster Image
age 12+
It's what's on the inside that matters in sweet romcom.
By Sandhya Menon
(2019)
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The Perfect Date Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid romcom fun with two charismatic leads; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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We Read Too App Poster Image
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age 12+
Resource to find diverse books for kids makes search easier.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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