Movie Reviews

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly threequel has peril, bloodless battles.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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Yo-Kai Watch 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Improved Yo-Kai Watch tale is the biggest and best yet.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Strong lead can't save violent, over-serious thriller.
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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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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The Wife Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Close shines in drama with strong language, adult themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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Mother Goose Club TV Poster Image
age 3+
Celebrated videos teach preschool skills in songs, rhymes.
Network: Netflix, YouTube Channel
(2009)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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Animas Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent Spanish horror movie with mature themes, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dr. Seuss Treasury App Poster Image
age 3+
Faithful versions of beloved books in convenient collection.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively bio of New York's first Puerto Rican librarian.
By Anika Aldamuy Denise
(2019)
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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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Butterfly TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, complex, mature drama dives into gender identity.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
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