All Reviews

Good Enough Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling, emotional look at tween's anorexia recovery.
By Jen Petro-Roy
(2019)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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Jump Force Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fandom focused fighter has lots of hits and anime hype.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Crackdown 3 Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Average open-world action is fun, yet has repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(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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Tag with Ryan App Poster Image
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age 6+
Over-simplified endless runner trips over its commercialism.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(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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Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties: Frazzled, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Abbie overcomes Outdoor School anxiety in hilarious sequel.
By Booki Vivat
(2019)
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PuppetMaster App Poster Image
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age 5+
Create puppets, craft stories, co-play with cool tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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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Sydney to the Max TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming family sitcom uses funny '90s flashbacks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Brushing Hero App Poster Image
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age 3+
Brush teeth, defeat monsters; hero for some, not for all.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Glass Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Violence, peril in flawed but enjoyable trilogy finale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ghost Boys Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy look at long history of whites killing black kids.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2018)
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Young Justice: Outsiders TV Poster Image
age 7+
Animated series breathes new life into superhero sidekicks.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
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Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Bot trainees learn teamwork, perseverance at rescue school.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2019)
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Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining re-edited sequel tones down violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Reign of the Supermen Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Animated sequel with frequent violence and a complex plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Blended Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Honest, warm story of family, identity, police brutality.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2018)
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The Unteachables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Triumph, life lessons fill hysterical middle school romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2019)
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