Book Reviews

 
The Smartest Kids in the World Movie Poster Image
age 13+
U.S. teens test their skills abroad in school debate docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Rutherford Falls TV Poster Image
age 13+
Fresh, winning sitcom has unique characters, sharp humor.
Network: Peacock
(2021)
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Thunder Force Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Language, violence, big laughs in diverse superhero comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun interactive episode has fantasy violence, scariness.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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The Black Church TV Poster Image
age 13+
Brilliant docu reveals role of the Black church in America.
Network: PBS
(2021)
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Rocks Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Coming-of-age teen drama has diverse, positive female leads.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Radium Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring real-life labor drama has intense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Game Poster Image
age 13+
Seamless genre mashup drives strong, carefully woven story.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Falcon Age Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Take flight with cultural tale of friendship, rebellion.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Nintendo Switch, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2020)
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Rising Phoenix Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Thoughtful Paralympic Games docu has strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping drama with tough female hero is a must-play tale.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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We Are the Radical Monarchs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about girls' social justice troop inspires all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Half of It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touching, smart teen story deals with sexuality; drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Murder by Numbers Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun mystery puzzler with a logical, likeable heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy docu with strong messages for girls; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar Movie Poster Image
age 9+
By-the-book yet inspiring biopic of superstar gymnast.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Top Chef Junior TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, family-friendly cooking competition stars tween chefs.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
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MARS TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding Mars mission series has suspenseful moments.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2016)
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