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Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, info-packed tour of breakfast in 12 countries.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2019)
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Jet's Bot Builder: Robot Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Build robots and more in challenging space puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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So Many Sounds Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Fun exploration of everyday noises all around us.
By Tim McCanna
(2017)
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Who Was? Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional biography series teaches history, culture, too.
By Who HQ, et al.
(2014)
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Grandpa's Great Escape Book Poster Image
age 9+
Hilarious, poignant tale of boy and grandpa with dementia.
By David Walliams
(2018)
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The Marrow Thieves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.
By Cherie Dimaline
(2017)
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The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.
By Lamar Giles
(2019)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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The Cerulean Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Soaring fantasy stars girl who drops to other planet.
By Amy Ewing
(2019)
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There's Something About Sweetie Book Poster Image
age 12+
It's what's on the inside that matters in sweet romcom.
By Sandhya Menon
(2019)
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The Dysasters Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen superhero tale has potential but also some cliches.
By P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast
(2019)
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Zombotron Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Bloody sci-fi shooter is visually slick with clunky play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Dear America: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen: Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping biography of undocumented prize-winning journalist.
By Jose Antonio Vargas
(2019)
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Justice League vs. the Fatal Five Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superheroes encounter brutal villains from future; violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Nintendo Labo Toy-Con VR Kit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cardboard crafting meets fun virtual reality experiences.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun, frantic B-movie shooter series gets a polished reboot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Silence Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful dystopian horror movie has violence, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 13+
Moderately violent courtroom drama with positive role model.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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#DigitalLivesMatter Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Edgy comedy about social media has language, sexual content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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