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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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Green Eggs and Ham TV Poster Image
age 4+
Charming book-inspired series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(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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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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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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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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Snoopy in Space TV Poster Image
age 4+
Super show shares lots of laughs, facts from Peanuts gang.
Network: Apple TV+
(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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Motherless Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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If You Give a Mouse a Pumpkin TV Poster Image
age 3+
Teamwork, empathy stand out in fun holiday story.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Six Goodbyes We Never Said Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens struggle with grief, mental illness in moving novel.
By Candace Ganger
(2019)
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Looking for Alaska TV Poster Image
age 15+
Popular YA book yields excellent series for mature teens.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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Knowin: Learn Coding App Poster Image
age 8+
Tutorials great for beginners but no space for exploration.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Watchmen TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Meta-superhero show is deep, violent, challenging.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Project Middle School: Hope: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Relatable tale of girl finding her voice at new school.
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
(2019)
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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
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Gabby Duran & the Unsittables TV Poster Image
age 6+
So-so books-inspired comedy mines laughs from alien hijinks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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