All Reviews

Video Time Machine App Poster Image
age 16+
Trove of historic and nostalgic clips; some iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Grimm's Red Riding Hood ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Fantastic interactive book takes some story liberties.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Violet and the Mystery Next Door App Poster Image
age 5+
Engaging choose-your-own adventures with friendship theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Beauty and the Beast: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
age 5+
One of the most thorough movie-based apps around.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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1984 Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Classic dystopian novel about life under constant scrutiny.
By George Orwell
(1949)
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Grandpa Green Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Man's life is lovingly recalled by his grandson and garden.
By Lane Smith
(2011)
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Last Night I Sang to the Monster Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teen faces addiction and abuse in powerful, poetic novel.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2009)
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The House of the Spirits Book Poster Image
age 16+
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
By Isabel Allende
(1985)
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Hatfields & McCoys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Political Animals TV Poster Image
age 16+
Star power anchors intricate, boozy dirty-politics series.
Network: USA
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Fantastic hip-hop documentary has profanity, some drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
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Kim Book Poster Image
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
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Year of the Jungle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Moving yet upbeat story of girl with dad away at war.
By Suzanne Collins
(2013)
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The Bear's Song Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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