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Overwatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Apex Legends Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic battle royale game is more realistic than Fortnite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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I Feel Pretty Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun but uneven comedy tackles self-esteem; some racy bits.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zombies Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teens challenge stereotypes in lively Disney musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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One Strange Rock TV Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, gorgeous science series looks at the Earth.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2018)
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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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Wishtree Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(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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This Beautiful Fantastic Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical, sweet story about friendship, gardening.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Game Poster Image
age 14+
Frantic, mature action is fun despite content issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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This Savage Song: Monsters of Verity, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Complex fantasy expertly explores good and evil.
By Victoria Schwab
(2016)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Upside-Down Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
Laughs, life lessons in magical-misfit series start.
By Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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Castle Crashers Remastered Game Poster Image
age 14+
Warped, violent medieval adventure full of action, laughs.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
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