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Dear America: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen: Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping biography of undocumented prize-winning journalist.
By Jose Antonio Vargas
(2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Katt vs. Dogg Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun tale skewers prejudice and those who profit from it.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Book Poster Image
age 8+
Greg is meaner to gullible BFF Rowley in Wimpy Kid spin-off.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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A Good Kind of Trouble Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl learns to be brave in triumphant coming-of-age tale.
By Lisa Moore Ramée
(2019)
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Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny mishaps of battle-loving alien cat and kind boy.
By Johnny Marciano, Emily Chenoweth
(2019)
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The Midnight Gang Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zany, poignant tale of kids stuck in a London hospital.
By David Walliams
(2018)
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Stan & Ollie Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle, affectionate portrait of aging legendary comics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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How High the Moon Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl seeks family secrets in hopeful Jim Crow-era tale.
By Karyn Parsons
(2019)
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Unravel Two Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful puzzle adventure promotes positivity, teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Wizenard Series: Training Camp Book Poster Image
age 10+
Basketball and magic mix in supernatural fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Wesley King
(2019)
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Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Adorable but difficult tale might ruffle a few feathers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Bridge Home Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartbreak, hope in fierce story of homeless kids in India.
By Padma Venkatraman
(2019)
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PawParazzi Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Predictable, poorly executed romcom with talking dogs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cartoon Network Arcade App Poster Image
age 8+
All-ages arcade fun with heavy-handed ad presence.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles Book Poster Image
age 10+
Magical mayhem, booze among wee folk in zany Irish tale.
By Thomas Lennon
(2019)
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Funky fueled reboot that's a little more fad than fresh.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Seek by iNaturalist App Poster Image
age 8+
Snap photos, spot species with kid-friendly citizen science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Ralph Breaks the Internet Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful, clever sequel tackles complexity of online world.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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To Night Owl From Dogfish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, funny tween tale of friendship and family.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan, Meg Wolitzer
(2019)
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