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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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9 from the Nine Worlds: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Companion book to Norse mythology series best for fans.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan uses science to save world in fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2018)
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The Rack Pack Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Low-budget "Stand by Me" rip-off has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dynamic, enthralling kid's-eye-view of 1970s Harlem.
By James Baldwin
(2018)
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Nate Expectations Book Poster Image
age 10+
Theater kid blossoms in new role in sweet homecoming tale.
By Tim Federle
(2018)
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Super Mario Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Brand-new party filled with fun and laughs for all.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Louisiana's Way Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Harrowing, heartfelt, funny tale of '70s Southern tween.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
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You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brave but heavy-handed look at racism and deaf life.
By Alex Gino
(2018)
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Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying, action-packed prequel explores Han's roots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster Book Poster Image
age 8+
Haunting tale of friendship and magic in Victorian times.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2018)
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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, creepy tale of elf and goblin's uneasy friendship.
By M.T. Anderson
(2018)
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Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Plucky heroine's tale concludes in family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Saving Faith Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Faith-based viewers deserve better than this corny drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Isle of the Lost: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Disney villain-kids tale gets fast-paced graphic revamp.
By Melissa de la Cruz, Robert Venditti
(2018)
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Next Gen Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great animation, solid messages; lots of cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Yo-Kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps/White Dog Squad Game Poster Image
age 10+
Yo-kai spin-off adds more ghostly action to fun franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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Unbelievably Boring Bart Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story of the middle school trials of shy game designer.
By James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski
(2018)
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