Entries Tagged as 'Female Protagonist'

Wonder Woman (2017)

June 7th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By KRISTIN WALD With the gorgeous posters, dramatic previews, and all-around hype surrounding the blockbuster “Wonder Woman,” it is tempting to throw caution to the wind and bring children to see this woman-directed, woman-centered superhero film. But should you? Common Sense Media recommends the film for children 12+ and it is rated PG-13. Adhering […]

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Real Friends

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The ups-and-downs of childhood friendships, the painful drama that ensues when treasured friendships change, and the various coping mechanisms children employ are on full display in Shannon Hale’s new graphic memoir┬áReal Friends.┬áRecommended for ages 8-12, the book will evoke discussion about friendship, kindness, being mean, and all the emotions wrapped up […]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

November 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My mom’s favorite movie is “The Wizard of Oz,” so I’ve seen it dozens of times, but I’ve never read the book. I was happy to come across a copy of it in the Little Free Library on my street. My seven-year-old daughter and I read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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The BFG

August 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Inspired by the movie that was recently released, my seven-year-old daughter and I read The BFG together. It’s a fun read and many times my daughter laughed out loud. From Roald Dahl, the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Magic Finger, this novel tells the story of a […]

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