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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic horse novel has be-kind-to-animals message.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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Five Feet Apart Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet love story of sick teens who aren't allowed to touch.
By Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
(2018)
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Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Intense dino sequel has scary, jump-worthy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Dragon Prince TV Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Won't You Be My Neighbor? Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Touching biography of the extraordinary Mister Rogers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Summer Camp Island TV Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky, heartwarming series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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They Both Die at the End Book Poster Image
age 14+
As riveting and heartbreaking as the title promises.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Dazzling staged musical has some mild cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun series has hard-working wannabe hero, fantasy violence.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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Refugee Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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Sully Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Great performances in tense, quietly powerful true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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Pete's Dragon (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Wonderful remake of Disney classic has peril, sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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