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Sparkle Stories App Poster Image
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age 4+
Soothing stories for kids who need calm.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Solid messages, but more scares, spookiness than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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True and the Rainbow Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 4+
Whimsical world's heroine helps her friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
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Raven's Home TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic sequel offers well-rounded laughs for families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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The Worst Witch TV Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky book-inspired series is mild and magical.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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How to Be a Bawse:  A Guide to Conquering Life Book Poster Image
age 15+
Honest, inspiring advice from popular YouTuber.
By Lilly Singh
(2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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My Life as a Zucchini Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Oddbods TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Oddly fun show features problem-solving, mischief making.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly racer gets large update with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Molang TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Animal buddies explore their world in delightful series.
Network: Disney Junior, Kidstream
(2014)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Moonlight Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Hollow Knight Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Homage to classic hard-action games provides deep challenge.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
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Luna Petunia TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet show has great messages, problem-solving, and pink.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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