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Audrie & Daisy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Painful, unflinching story of rape and bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Toy Hackers TV Poster Image
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age 6+
STEM-geared toy line yields funny, creative web series.
Network: Youtube
(2016)
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The Dressmaker Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Irreverent dramedy about revenge deals with abuse.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, thought-provoking look at showman and his era.
By Candace Fleming
(2016)
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Queen of Katwe Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true tale of girl Ugandan chess champ.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Dirty 30 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of drinking in YouTubers' friendship/party movie.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Early Lingo Spanish Language Learning for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Full immersion approach has both hits and misses.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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The Littlest Bigfoot: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Misfits find common ground, friendship in quirky fantasy.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2016)
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Swift Playgrounds App Poster Image
age 10+
Learning feels like play in sleek, approachable coder.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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A Parcel of Courage - a free interactive picture book with puzzles App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, kid-empowering interactive book and learning games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Destiny: Rise of Iron Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent shooter expansion has frenetic gunfights vs. aliens.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
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Otis and the Kittens Book Poster Image
age 4+
Brave, caring tractor saves kittens in exciting drama.
By Loren Long
(2016)
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NBA 2K17 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Amazing basketball sim scores with more depth, strong story.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Big laughs & socially aware themes, but still crass, crude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pele: Birth of a Legend Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Biopic may be fun for soccer fans, but it's too formulaic.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action sequel funnier than the first but still only OK.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Free State of Jones Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Civil War drama is eye-opening, brutal, overlong.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Document inspires vivid, moving portraits of slaves' lives.
By Ashley Bryan
(2016)
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Game Poster Image
age 18+
Dark, mature RPG is complex but a bit repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lion tales have strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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