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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts TV Poster Image
age 7+
Themes of perseverance, friendship dominate dystopian tale.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Amphibia TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Charming characters, friendly themes shine in fun series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Ready Player One Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense virtual reality adventure will dazzle '80s fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Big City Greens TV Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky, sweet show's family themes overshadow stereotypes.
Network: Disney Channel
(2018)
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Apple & Onion TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Naive pals' city adventures yield "taste"-ful entertainment.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi chiller ups the action, twists in fast-paced sequel.
By Neal Shusterman
(2018)
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Despicable Me 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
"Threequel" has more action, strong sibling relationships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Long Way Down Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, unnerving story of teen boy contemplating revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lots of laughs, thrills, tunes in slightly lesser sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Gifted Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming but predictable family drama has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Witch Academia TV Poster Image
age 7+
Novice witch discovers her inner powers in anime series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Human: Fall Flat Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Anne with an E TV Poster Image
age 12+
Dark, intense Green Gables retelling not for all Anne fans.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
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