Book Reviews

 
Beyond Blue Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Lovely undersea adventure with strong conservation message.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2021)
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Stonefly Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Gripping exploration pilots mech-focused adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society TV Poster Image
age 8+
Suspense and adventure in whimsical book-based fantasy.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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Raya and the Last Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, epic adventure mixes monsters, humor, heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Woman in Motion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Docu about role model Nichelle Nichols inspires, delights.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Wolfwalkers Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Lush, lyrical Irish folktale has dark moments, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has positive messages, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Obsidian TV Poster Image
age 8+
Animated special has LGBTQ+ representation, great messages.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
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The Astronauts TV Poster Image
age 8+
Smart tween space drama with lots of suspense.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
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Fly Like a Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about pioneering women pilots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Becoming TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good docu series tells stories of celebs' success.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Spelling the Dream Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Upbeat celebration of outstanding kids who spell to win.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Kid President: Are We There Yet? TV Poster Image
age 8+
YouTube star returns as a teen to spotlight changemakers.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has themes of perseverance, gratitude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Science Fair Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power TV Poster Image
age 8+
Likable '80s reboot has strong hero, diverse characters.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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