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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
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Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wendy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Updated Peter Pan story has striking visuals, uneven plot.
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(Release Year: 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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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, homelessness explored in hopeful tale of community.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Game Poster Image
age 18+
Intense, scary, graphic adventure in virtual reality.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
(2020)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(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 Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Highway Heat App Poster Image
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age 11+
Ad overkill empties this racer's gas tank of fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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River's Edge Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gratuitous sex and violence in Japanese teen drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Eli Roth's aged-down spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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God Bless the Broken Road Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Heavy themes, war violence in keep-the-faith drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Death Race Beyond Anarchy Movie Poster Image
age 18+
Sadistic, dystopian bloodbath with nudity, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Asphalt 9: Legends App Poster Image
age 11+
Great fast-paced game is one of the best mobile racers yet.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Great American Read TV Poster Image
age 11+
Series spotlights best books, celebrates joys of reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Fifty Shades Freed Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Third and final movie has more bland sex, even less plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Far Cry 5 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, mature shooter rages across Montana lands.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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