Movie Reviews

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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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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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
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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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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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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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Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away; Young Readers Edition Book Poster Image
age 9+
Riveting bio is a great resource for teaching about slavery.
By Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Kathleen Van Cleve
(2019)
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Unbridled Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Faith-based drama is heartfelt but amateurish, overlong.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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For a Muse of Fire Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating alternate-Asia fantasy has magic, suspense.
By Heidi Heilig
(2018)
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Women Who Changed the World App Poster Image
age 9+
Engaging intro to some great women; could use more depth.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic new edition of a classic adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, inspiring memoir of integrating Southern school.
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
(2019)
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Superheroes Are Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 4+
Senator spotlights everyday heroes in inspiring pic book.
By Kamala Harris
(2019)
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