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Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom: Wayside School, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet absurdity abounds with normal kids in a wacky school.
By Louis Sachar
(2020)
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President TV Poster Image
age 8+
Notable women's character strengths stand out in TV movie.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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The Phantom Twin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Twin teens face sideshow life in haunting graphic novel.
By Lisa Brown
(2020)
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Wicked As You Wish: A Hundred Names for Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Chaotic save-the-kingdom mashup tale with rampaging ogres.
By Rin Chupeco
(2020)
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Operencia: The Stolen Sun Game Poster Image
age 13+
First-person fantasy adventure has light splashes of blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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The Current War: Director's Cut Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Drama shines light on dark actions; electrocution, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall App Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical tale based on show has violence, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Disney Sorcerer's Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Disney fun packed with fan service, but shackled with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Resistance Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent but inspiring WWII story about Marcel Marceau.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Conversational history traces U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
(2020)
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The Song of Names Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touching but slow mystery/drama about impact of Holocaust.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Midnight Lie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Same-sex love story drives compelling Winner's spin-off.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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My Hero One’s Justice 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep, fun anime brawler builds on previous game in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Onward Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Original, heartfelt sibling adventure about love and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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Total War: Three Kingdoms – A World Betrayed Game Poster Image
age 15+
Strong, smaller expansion wraps up the Three Kingdoms era.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(2020)
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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker TV Poster Image
age 14+
Solid drama highlights the life of legendary entrepreneur.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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