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The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, twisty caper about kid pickpockets in France.
By Colin Meloy
(2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Tumble & Blue Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy and girl team up to find new fates in magical adventure.
By Cassie Beasley
(2017)
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Little Bigfoot, Big City: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tender, wise look at tested friendship amid paranormal plot.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2017)
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The Wizards of Once Book Poster Image
age 8+
Winning combination of action and humor in fun fantasy.
By Cressida Cowell
(2017)
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Robots & Repeats: Secret Coders, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heavy on the coding, lighter on the action this time.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2017)
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Golf Story Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun RPG experience with lots of drive ... and putts.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Her Right Foot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring, fresh take on the welcoming Statue of Liberty.
By Dave Eggers
(2017)
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Unidentified Suburban Object Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky take on identity is surprising and funny.
By Mike Jung
(2017)
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Monster Island Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky adventure has lots of scares and cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Exact Location of Home Book Poster Image
age 8+
Moving story of boy losing his home and finding resilience.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Digimon Adventure tri: Determination Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fine for fans; new viewers may be confused. Some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Pottymouth and Stoopid Book Poster Image
age 8+
Underdogs overcome labels in sensitive, funny story.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2017)
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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Book Poster Image
age 8+
The blues and forgiveness fuel emotional family grief tale.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2017)
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Camp Cool Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based summer camp tale deals with bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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This Beautiful Fantastic Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical, sweet story about friendship, gardening.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Invisible Emmie Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Texting drama helps an insecure and popular girl connect.
By Terri Libenson
(2017)
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Real Friends Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Painfully honest, hopeful memoir of coping with frenemies.
By Shannon Hale
(2017)
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