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Out of Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Talented actors give slow-burning murder mystery gravitas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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More to the Story Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm Little Women update stars Pakistani American sisters.
By Hena Khan
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Zombillénium Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Animated French horror-comedy has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming opposites-attract adaptation has romance, language.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fresh, wacky take on first-day-of school jitters.
By Mo Willems
(2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Swipe Right for Murder Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen takes on terrorists in page-turning LGBTQ thriller.
By Derek Milman
(2019)
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Mr. Bloom's Nursery TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fun gardening series teaches kids about sustainability.
Network: YouTube
(2011)
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The Boys TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Edgy comedy-drama subverts the idea of superheroes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube
(2015)
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Mister Maker Comes To Town TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fun visits from expert inspire preschoolers to get creative.
Network: YouTube
(2010)
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Harvie and the Magic Museum Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated adventure has stereotypes, cartoon violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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After Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Predictable college-set adaptation has partying, sex.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story rich with Japanese culture, grief.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Effective Shirley Jackson adaptation has violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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