Book Reviews

The Latino List TV Poster Image
age 14+
Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Excellent lessons from Mister Rogers' next generation.
Network: PBS Kids
(2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show TV Poster Image
age 11+
Classic '70s comedy reflects women's liberation era.
Network: CBS
(1970)
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Ruby's Studio: The Friendship Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Insightful, gentle lessons teach kids about relationships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ruby's Studio: The Feelings Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Intuitive movie helps kids learn to express their emotions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Peg + Cat TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.
Network: PBS Kids
(2013)
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Ruby's Studio: The Safety Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Fantastic interactive video teaches kids vital safety tools.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Wadjda Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Beautiful, nuanced tale of an independent Saudi girl.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Out List TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant LGBTQ docu highlights respect, acceptance.
Network: HBO
(2013)
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The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Inside Out Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Ruby's Studio: The Siblings Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging movie helps families navigate kids' relationships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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He Named Me Malala Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring, deeply affecting docu explores teen icon's life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Nina's World TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Universal Kids
(2015)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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