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Scribbles and Ink Website Poster Image
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age 3+
Interactive story site is off to a solid yet limited start.
URL: https://pbskids.org/scribblesandink/draw
(2019)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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One Day at Disney TV Poster Image
age 8+
Docuseries celebrates Disney's talented employees.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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The Goldfinch Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Tale Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Lights, songs, and good cheer delight in short holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical adventure has facts, jokes, slapstick violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Book-based tale of eccentric genius; mature themes, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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Judy & Punch Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent tale with themes of addiction and domestic abuse.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting and unforgettable novel of love, loss, and hope.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
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Green Eggs and Ham TV Poster Image
age 4+
Charming book-inspired series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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StoryToys Jungle Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic story retold with games; beware in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ophelia Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Hamlet gets a feminist update, but violence stays the same.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Suggested Reading Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen starts secret library in intriguing banned books tale.
By Dave Connis
(2019)
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