Unlikely Exploits Series

Book Series By Philip Ardagh Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 2 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No The Unlikely Exploits Trilogy tells the surreal, morbid and at times strangely beautiful story of the quirky and determined McNally children whoseContinue reading “Unlikely Exploits Series”

The Owl House

TV Show TV-Y7 Created by Dana Terrace  Reviewed by Alex Kolodney The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: The creator is bisexual, like the main character, but is a white woman, while the main character is Afro-Latina *Note:Continue reading “The Owl House”

The Bagthorpe Saga

Book By Helen Cresswell  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes The Bagthorpe saga tells the purple prose-ridden, hysterical tale of the chaotic and terrible Bagthorpes, a deeply dysfunctional and quirky clan whose everyContinue reading “The Bagthorpe Saga”

The Pure Dead Saga

Book Ages 9-12 By Debi Gliori  Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 0 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: yes-the author has written about her own depression The Pure Dead Saga takes place in Stregia-Schloss the home of the quirky Stregia-BorgiasContinue reading “The Pure Dead Saga”

Over the Moon

Movie Rated PG By Glen Keane, John Kahrs  Reviewed by Lyla The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 1 Disability Representation: 1 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No As a Chinese American, I really related to this story. The Chinese customs and stories were very authentic. TheContinue reading “Over the Moon”

OCDaniel

Book By Wesley King   Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 2 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes Wesley King writes about a boy named Daniel who struggles in silence with his mental health. King says it is almost autobiographicalContinue reading “OCDaniel”

Coco

Movie PG Directed by Lee Unkrich Produced by Darla K. Anderson Written by Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 1.2 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 2 Socioeconomic Representation: 4 Mental Health Representation: 2 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes The movie is about a Mexican family. There’sContinue reading “Coco”

Black Panther

Movie PG-13 Written by Joe Robert Cole Directed by Ryan Coogler Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 3 Socioeconomic Representation: 2 Mental Health Representation: 1 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes It’s about the royal family of an African country, so all but two of theContinue reading “Black Panther”

Hamilton: an American Musical

Musical PG-13 By Lin-Manuel Miranda Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 3 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0.5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No The characters are historical figures who were white and probably straight in real life, but they’re played almost entirely by peopleContinue reading “Hamilton: an American Musical”

Superstore

TV Show Rated TV 14 By Justin Spitzer  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: No Superstore has a diverse cast of characters, specifically containing a Latina woman, a Jewish man, a disabled blackContinue reading “Superstore”