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Fist of the North Star LEGENDS ReVIVE App Poster Image
age 15+
Martial arts action game packs a mediocre punch.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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The Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
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Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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The Climb Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Climb fast, climb high, and don't look down.
Platforms: Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift
(2019)
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Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brief biographies of notable black men inspire, educate.
By Vashti Harrison
(2019)
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Queen & Slim Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Romantic thriller has violence, but there's love, too.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Twitter Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun social tool, but use the privacy controls.
URL: http://www.twitter.com
(2019)
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Dark Waters Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Essential, harrowing true story of environmental crime.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Brittany Runs a Marathon Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Woman makes over her life in heartfelt but mature dramedy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
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Return of the Temujai: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Eighth adventure stays fresh with suspense and high stakes.
By John Flanagan
(2019)
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Google Stadia App Poster Image
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age 17+
Tech issues bring storms to cloud-based gaming platform.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Tennis Clash: Fun Sports App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun all-ages arcade tennis could be more interesting.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Waves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Brian Banks Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Faith-tinged overturned-rape drama has problematic messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Marvel's Hero Project TV Poster Image
age 10+
Marvel celebrates the young superheroes walking among us.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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