Music Reviews

The Thin Man Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Death and drinking in otherwise superb Hollywood classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1934)
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Cars 2: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Sullivan's Travels Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brainy Hollywood classic about importance of comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Anomaly Warzone Earth HD App Poster Image
age 12+
Clever twist on tower defense genre; violent, but no blood.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Saint Louis Armstrong Beach Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
By Brenda Woods
(2011)
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The Man Who Planted Trees Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Ethereal, serious animated films with environmental themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Make Believe Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Teens chase magical dreams in inspiring documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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Forza Motorsport 4 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent racing sim that's easy to play but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles Book Poster Image
age 10+
Holmes in top form vs. spectral hound on the moor.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(2011)
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The Infernals Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devilish comic adventure in hell mixes physics, philosophy.
By John Connolly
(2011)
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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1931)
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Without Tess Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)
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Down the Mysterly River Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever fantasy adventure a great choice for middle graders.
By Bill Willingham
(2011)
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The Chronicles of Harris Burdick Book Poster Image
age 10+
Superb stories by top authors spring from surreal images.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
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Cleopatra's Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting novel imagines the life of Cleopatra's daughter.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2011)
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The Crucible Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful play about Salem witch trials a riveting read.
By Arthur Miller
(1976)
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Rayman Origins Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great multiplayer platforming romp with slapstick violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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The Lost Songs Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
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