Movie Reviews

All Together Now! Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving story of quirky optimist finding hope after tragedy.
By Matthew Quick
(2020)
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Mighty Express TV Poster Image
age 3+
Kids and trains save the day in fun preschool series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Farmer and the Monkey Book Poster Image
age 4+
Farmer gets a second unexpected circus guest in fun sequel.
By Marla Frazee
(2020)
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The Silver Arrow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sister and brother steer magic train in whimsical fantasy.
By Lev Grossman
(2020)
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Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lady Gaga's solid collection spotlights acts of compassion.
By Born This Way Foundation Reporters, Lady Gaga
(2020)
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Punching the Air Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Jailed teen finds his voice in poignant novel in verse.
By Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam
(2020)
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Becoming TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Feel-good docu series tells stories of celebs' success.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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United Shades of America TV Poster Image
age 15+
Documentary series spotlights marginalized communities.
Network: CNN
(2016)
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Gather Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Docu on food sovereignty has positive messages, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Rockers reveal Jimmy Carter was cool in campaign docu.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me? TV Poster Image
age 3+
Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid Covid primer.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia TV Poster Image
age 9+
Dark, engrossing continuation of "Trollhunters" saga.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tenet Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nolan's violent, elaborate epic is best for deep thinkers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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War Stories Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lively, nuanced D-Day story of tween and war hero.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Emily's Wonder Lab TV Poster Image
age 5+
Great STEM series inspires kid scientists to wonder.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tell Me Why Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Emotionally charged story invites dialogue and reflection.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox One Series X
(2020)
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