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A Street Cat Named Bob Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet memoir-based drama deals with drug addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jackbox Party Pack 3 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Party game compilation a great time despite tech issues.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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What the Health Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Scare tactics dominate docu about diet and health.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Millionaire Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Iffy humor, poor quality mar dog-centered comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Moon Chosen:  Tales of a New World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Hefty, exciting, violent fantasy of human and animal allies.
By P.C. Cast
(2016)
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Shuffle Cats App Poster Image
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age 13+
Feline rummy pits you against real-world players; purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Like a River Glorious: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tense Gold Rush tale shows harsh reality of slavery.
By Rae Carson
(2016)
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Headlander Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Sci-fi action pushes exploration but has flawed controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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The Unexpected Everything Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet summer romance explores open and honest relationships.
By Morgan Matson
(2016)
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Flamecaster: Shattered Realms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing fantasy romance full of spies and palace intrigue.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2016)
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Second Chance Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Uplifting but emotionally intense dog-rescue/rehab docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Susie's Hope Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring true-life tale of abused pup has graphic images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bravest Warriors TV Poster Image
age 11+
Goofy heroes time-travel, hilarity ensues in tween series.
Network: Cartoon Hangover, YouTube
(2012)
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Fat Princess Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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The Forever Man: W.A.R.P., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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Max Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Talking Angela App Poster Image
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age 13+
Chatty kitty has lots of iffy questions and cash grabs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Walk on Earth a Stranger: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl hides as boy for harrowing journey west in taut tale.
By Rae Carson
(2015)
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