Book Reviews

 
Disney's Magic Bake-Off TV Poster Image
age 6+
Disney-focused kids' baking contest has great role models.
Network: Disney Channel
(2021)
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Through Our Eyes TV Poster Image
age 11+
Touching, tough stories are told from kids' perspectives.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World TV Poster Image
age 11+
Sobering global warming docu highlights climate science.
Network: PBS
(2021)
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Nadiya Bakes TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Inviting host makes baking fun, approachable for all ages.
Network: Netflix, BBC
(2021)
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Mulan (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Home Before Dark TV Poster Image
age 11+
Kid lead is fabulous in intense mystery for tweens and up.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Poppins Returns Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Free Rein: Valentine's Day TV Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet holiday special emphasizes friendship over romance.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Freaky Friday (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Musical reboot's heartwarming themes are great for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hilda TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Niko and the Sword of Light TV Poster Image
age 6+
Strong role models stand out in family-friendly cartoon.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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Girl Starter TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Empowering start-up reality fun for future entrepreneurs.
Network: Discovery Family Channel, TLC
(2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Moana Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Great characters, memorable music, some monsters/scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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