All Reviews

The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
Antiques Roadshow TV Poster Image
age 10+
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(2005)
The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
M*A*S*H TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar war dramedy classic mixes humor, pathos.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(2005)
October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Every American should watch this once a year.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
Out of Africa Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Enthralling epic about 1900s Africa tackles mature subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
All the President's Men Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
Elijah of Buxton Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Humorous, powerful, masterful escaped-slave tale.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
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Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Roman culture made engaging and entertaining.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
My Antonia Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
(2011)

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