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Spin the Dawn: The Blood of Stars, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen unravels secrets of sewing in sharp, unusual fantasy.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2019)
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My Child Lebensborn App Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, immersive role-play about post-WWII discrimination.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Shazam! Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Superhero comedy is charming, with some scary/violent parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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Family Food Fight TV Poster Image
age 12+
Salty language, team tensions in so-so cooking competition.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Bring the Funny TV Poster Image
age 12+
OK comedy competition has some language, sex jokes.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2019)
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The Most Dangerous Year Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting documentary speaks up for trans kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Teen Titans: Raven Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hero struggles with amnesia in clever origin story.
By Kami Garcia
(2019)
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They Are Billions Game Poster Image
age 12+
Difficult real-time strategy isn't for casual players.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Best of Enemies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-intentioned but one-sided race drama has iffy messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Garbage Pail Kids: The Game App Poster Image
age 12+
Repetitious card collection game relies on gross-out humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Press Your Luck TV Poster Image
age 12+
Reboot of '80s game show is glitzy fun, if a bit too long.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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F1 2019 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging racing sim burns up tracks with realistic play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Mr. Iglesias TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Throwback sitcom has lovable characters, some mature humor.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Mr. Bullet - Spy Puzzles App Poster Image
age 12+
Simplistic, violent physics puzzler shamelessly pushes ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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From Core to Sun Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu about runner's bid for world record.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Weekly TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Smart, emotional news show digs into hot topics.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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