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The Good Liar Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Not much for kids in mature, unexpectedly violent thriller.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Charlie's Angels (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Rocketeer TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Go-getter girl fills big shoes in next-gen superhero tale.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(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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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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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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War Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sisters endure separation in suspenseful sci-fi war novel.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(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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Doctor Sleep Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made "Shining" sequel has intense violence toward kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler with a great female protagonist, clever conundrums.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(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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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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True: Grabbleapple Harvest TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet seasonal tale emphasizes mindful problem solving.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(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.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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His Dark Materials TV Poster Image
age 13+
Uneven fantasy adaptation has strong cast, some violence.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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