Triplets of Belleville

Movie Written and Directed by Sylvain Chomet Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 2 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 2 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No Madam Souza’s grandson Champion, a professional cyclist, is kidnapped by the mob so she takes it upon herself toContinue reading “Triplets of Belleville”

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 Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue/The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Book series By Mackenzi Lee Reviewed by Kit The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 5 Body Size Representation: 5 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 5 Own Voice: No The Montague Siblings series is a chaotic fantasy adventure saga filled with pirates, dragons, alchemy and all-round adventure. The various bigotries ofContinue reading “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue/The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy”

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”

The Rookie

TV Show Rated TV-14 Nathan Fillion, Mark Gordon (executive producers)  Reviewed by Sarah Erani The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 4 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0.3 Mental Health Representation: 0 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No The show is about a rookie police officer who is pursuing law enforcement as a secondContinue reading “The Rookie”

The Henna Wars

Book Young Adult By Adiba Jaigirdar  Reviewed by Anonymous The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 3 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 4 Own Voice: Yes The Henna Wars is a really fun enemies to lovers story that centers a gay couple. It’s cute but also exploresContinue reading “The Henna Wars”

Only Mostly Devastated

Book Young Adult By Sophie Gonzales  Reviewed by Valerie The following are out of 5 Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 3.5 Body Size Representation: 4 Gender Representation: 4.5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: No This is a really cute gay love story about Will and Ollie. Ollie is the main character and Will is theContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated”

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”