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The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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The Gilded Ones Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen girl quests for true identity in captivating fantasy.
By Namina Forna
(2021)
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Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection Game Poster Image
age 12+
Knightly reboot tests the mettle of even hard-core gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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Hero U: Rogue to Redemption Game Poster Image
age 12+
Magic school adventure's slow pacing pays off in great game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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Dino Ranch TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Dino adventures are a sweet celebration of family.
Network: Disney Junior
(2021)
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Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo TV Poster Image
age 5+
Classic Scooby series has lots of spooky, nostalgic fun.
Network: HBO Max, Boomerang
(1979)
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Wonder Woman 1984 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Melancholy DC sequel about redemption has mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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On Account of the Gum Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of laughs and surprises in superb story of gum removal.
By Adam Rex
(2020)
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The Little Penguin Pororo's Dinosaur Island Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Some peril, mild violence in computer-animated animal tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Overground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 5+
Captivating story of a family's migration North to freedom.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2020)
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The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse TV Poster Image
age 5+
Slapstick humor, absurdity in funny retro animated shorts.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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The Pack TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Kid-friendly dog adventure competition promotes safety.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
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The Way Back Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, complex, wise fantasy is steeped in Jewish folklore.
By Gavriel Savit
(2020)
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Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth Book Poster Image
age 5+
Stunning art, epic adventure of gods' quest to make humans.
By Duncan Tonatiuh
(2020)
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The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem Book Poster Image
age 5+
Teamwork rules in snowy adventure with new heroes.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2020)
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Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Silly sequel has mild peril and potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I Am Dead Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Mature themes handled delicately in heartwarming puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Skyhunter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Silent warrior fights supersoldiers in exciting sci-fi.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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