Game Reviews

We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspirational must-read about the power of nonviolence.
By Todd Hasak-Lowy
(2020)
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Disney Insider TV Poster Image
age 8+
Behind-the-scenes docu is upbeat, fun for Disney superfans.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Railway Empire Game Poster Image
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age 8+
All aboard solid simulation of the rise of the rails.
Platforms: Linux, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Mystery Coast: Treasure Hunt App Poster Image
age 8+
Repetition, delays may make kids want to stay on dry land.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Mr. Jones Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Drama about the 1930s Ukraine famine has distressing scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wasp Network Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Weak spy drama has strong language, brief nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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(In)Visible Portraits Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Black women explore, challenge life-shaping ideas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stirring, inspiring sports docu about overcoming adversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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We Are Water Protectors Book Poster Image
age 3+
Powerful words, vibrant images inspire care for the earth.
By Carole Lindstrom
(2020)
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Desperados III Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent Wild West action relies on cunning plans, teamwork.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clear, emotional story of landmark marriage equality case.
By Selina Alko
(2015)
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Artemis Fowl Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Book-based fantasy has strong cast, peril, dense plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Da 5 Bloods Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense tale of war, racial politics; violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Lessons in Herstory App Poster Image
age 8+
Textbook companion of women's roles in history lacks depth.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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The Fire Next Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Baldwin's essays are essential reading to understand racism.
By James Baldwin
(1963)
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The Explorers App Poster Image
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age 10+
Gorgeous crowdsourced glimpses into nature and culture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Days of the Bagnold Summer Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Tender British comedy about a mismatched mother and son.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational sports docu about basketball legend.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Orphan Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Orphans seek home in the circus in riveting page-turner.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2020)
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