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Music Reviews

Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Game Poster Image
age 12+
Rhythm game explores its teen characters' insecurities.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Vita
(2018)
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Cousins for Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Creative Galaxy: Arty's Holiday Masterpiece TV Poster Image
age 4+
Tale celebrates holiday diversity, creative problem-solving.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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Love Like Sky Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of girl adjusting to being in blended family.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2018)
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The Sims 4: Get Famous Game Poster Image
age 12+
Substantial add-on boosts focus on fame and consumerism.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy searches for dad, finds cultural roots in moving tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2018)
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Gimme Mo' TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Insightful, mature series raises awareness of teen issues.
Network: Discovery Life
(2018)
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Mail Order Monster Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama about tween's grief has bullying, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown Book Poster Image
age 8+
Epic neighborhood snowball fight perks up 13th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2018)
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Wonderama TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Reboot of classic kids' variety show is fun for all ages.
Network: Syndicated
(2016)
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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Move to the (repetitive) beat and leave the drum behind.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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The House in Poplar Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens bond, match wits with Death in riveting tale.
By K.E. Ormsbee
(2018)
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Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bios of female artists and scientists worldwide.
By Vashti Harrison
(2018)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Babysitters fight monsters in fun horror-lite tale.
By Joe Ballarini
(2017)
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Squirm Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy saves animals and his family in fun environmental tale.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2018)
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Just Dance 2019 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Catchy beat, but too many moves you've seen before.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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A Very Large Expanse of Sea Book Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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