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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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Little Nightmares II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Atmospheric adventure sequel frights and delights.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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Planet of the Humans Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Bleak docu dispels clean energy beliefs; disturbing images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Rebuilding Paradise Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Intense disaster docu highlights resilience, humanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lives of Saints Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brief, bloody, lushly illustrated tales of the Grishaverse.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2020)
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Everything I Thought I Knew Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romance, science blend in emotional heart transplant tale.
By Shannon Takaoka
(2020)
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Proxima Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Understated space drama has inspiring female lead, nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Challenger: The Final Flight TV Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing series explores space shuttle's mishaps, heroes.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Connected TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Super science docuseries encourages curiosity, skepticism.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted TV Poster Image
age 14+
Salty language in travel show honoring indigenous cuisine.
Network: National Geographic Channel, Disney+
(2019)
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Celebrity Substitute TV Poster Image
age 12+
Star power elevates otherwise forgettable "learning" series.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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Listenable: Learn via Audio App Poster Image
age 14+
Self-improvement mini-lessons are sometimes solid.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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The Perfect Escape Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming romance highlights communication and integrity.
By Suzanne Park
(2020)
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The Beast Player Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bonds with magical beasts in captivating fantasy.
By Nahoko Uehashi
(2019)
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Critter Fixers: Country Vets TV Poster Image
age 14+
Animals are treated with care in fun but graphic vet show.
Network: Disney+, NatGeoWild
(2020)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Game Poster Image
age 14+
Streamlined tale successfully concludes vast trilogy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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