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Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Lost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mystical, heartwarming holiday tale with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Christmas Eve Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Holiday tale has big cast, worthy messages, flawed script.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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What Light Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, sweet, but bland holiday romance.
By Jay Asher
(2016)
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Angels in the Snow Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Christmas drama with family dysfunction, grief, redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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I'll Be Next Door for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Zany family comedy has a little swearing, sexual innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Holly Star Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Some drinking, cursing in so-so holiday romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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An Evergreen Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-meaning but generic holiday story with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Faith Filled Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Christian Christmas tale has some heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Shadow Hero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Joyless holiday comedy tackles race and class with clichés.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The One: The Selection, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, swoon-worthy romantic finale to popular series.
By Kiera Cass
(2014)
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Christmas Crush Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Holiday reunion comedy has iffy role models, shallowness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Christmas Wedding Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Heavy dialogue, mature themes in family-conflict drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ground Control Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Air traffic control drama has lots of tension, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Almost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Talented cast elevates dysfunctional-family holiday comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Boo! A Madea Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Madea franchise is getting so tired it's scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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