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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action sequel carves its place in Breath of the Wild lore.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks.
By Rick Riordan
(2020)
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Spellbreak Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical battle royale has lots of flash but less substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Togo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
True Alaska tale mixes action and drama; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Knight Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Frothy holiday romcom has mild language, product placement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Tale of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative, lively tale launches Land of Stories prequels.
By Chris Colfer
(2019)
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The Tyrant's Tomb: The Trials of Apollo, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo atones as the exciting mythological mayhem continues.
By Rick Riordan
(2019)
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Family Reunion TV Poster Image
age 10+
Heartwarming but uneven sitcom about family relationships.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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T.O.T.S. TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Determined bird friends succeed by challenging stereotypes.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Find Me in Paris TV Poster Image
age 10+
Talented cast, sweet story sell time-travel teen dramedy.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
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Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ink-splattered single-player mystery for Splatoon fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Ship of the Dead: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Doomsday-thwarting excitement in a banana-yellow ship.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Diverse, entertaining reboot has some language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Dazzling staged musical has some mild cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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