App Reviews

Olympic Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romcom has cool behind-the-scenes access but weak story.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, homelessness explored in hopeful tale of community.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Revealing fast-food docu has some language, animal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Sunnyside TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ambitious immigration comedy has charm, diverse cast.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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Years and Years TV Poster Image
age 17+
British family drama speculates bleakly on the future.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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ECOsystem Inc : Save The Planet App Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental sim polluted by ads, lack of guidance.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Tigerland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Insightful but intense documentary about tiger conservation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
age 11+
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Dolores Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Activist combats racism, sexism, and powerful enemies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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On Body and Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Unforgettable romantic drama has graphic sex and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Dear White People TV Poster Image
age 17+
College is complicated in series on race, sex, activism.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Guerrilla TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Convoluted story set during '70s Black Power movement.
Network: Showtime
(2017)
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The Most Hated Woman in America Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Abrasive activist fights prayer; cursing and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
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ReThink - Stop Cyberbullying App Poster Image
age 11+
Prevention-focused add-on stops cyberbullying at its source.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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