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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Olympic Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romcom has cool behind-the-scenes access but weak story.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Bad Best Friend Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Eighth grader withstands friend rejection in funny story.
By Rachel Vail
(2020)
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Things You Can't Say Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story of tween grappling with his dad's suicide.
By Jenn Bishop
(2020)
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Jumanji: The Next Level Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action-packed end of iconic series falls short of greatness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Prairie Lotus Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning tale of Asian girl's struggle on 1880s frontier.
By Linda Sue Park
(2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, being unhoused explored in hopeful tale.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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One Piece: Stampede Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun anime pirate adventure has cartoon violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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The Addams Family: Mystery Mansion App Poster Image
age 11+
Altogether ooky family gets a new home on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Lego Tower App Poster Image
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age 11+
Reach new heights in fun but highly repetitive sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Free Trip to Egypt Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Docu about cross-cultural connection promotes empathy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Line Tender Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Story of loss explores life in and out of the ocean.
By Kate Allen
(2019)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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Unicorn Store Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Bumblebee Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Better-than-expected Transformers prequel is big on action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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