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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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Fitness Boxing Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Rhythmic fitness game packs a strong punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Mail Order Monster Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama about tween's grief has bullying, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Jackbox Party Pack 5 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Odd, wacky party game features user-generated content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Bike Unchained 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Engaging but overtly Red Bull-sponsored dirt bike racer.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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MotoGP 18 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging racer made for motorcycle fans only.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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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WWE TV Poster Image
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age 12+
YouTube channel puts wrestling videos at fans' fingertips.
Network: YouTube Channel
(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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Slamma Jamma Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable basketball drama has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Akron Holy War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
High school football rivalry docu has mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Songbringer Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging gameplay, content stronger than visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Echo Arena Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Stellar multiplayer VR action-sports hybrid game.
Platforms: Oculus Rift
(2017)
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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping fantasy with strong characters, humor, adventure.
By F.C. Yee
(2017)
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KOF'98 UM OL App Poster Image
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age 12+
Retro brawler has simple controls, appealing team gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Ryan Higa's How to Write Good Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTuber's engaging memoir has solid writing advice, too.
By Ryan Higa
(2017)
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Girling Up:  How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lots of knowledge and positivity in girl-power advice book.
By Mayim Bialik
(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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The Bone Witch Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tale of dead-raising witch more coming-of-age than morbid.
By Rin Chupeco
(2017)
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