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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Charlie's Angels (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Imaginative but violent anime adventure has some swearing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed return to form in elf-girl epic series.
By Shannon Messenger
(2019)
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Guts Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
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Five Feet Apart Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong acting saves predictable, sentimental love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Flashback: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Little is resolved in colossal teen-elf epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2018)
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Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee/Pikachu! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Updated role-playing classic is fun, if a bit too easy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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My Hero One's Justice Game Poster Image
age 13+
All-out superhero brawl with fun anime flair, lots of fists.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical sequel is escapist fun; some innuendo, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dragon Ball FighterZ Game Poster Image
age 13+
Super-powered brawler brings fun, lots of deep gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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All American TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Football series addresses classism, racism, and bullying .
Network: CW
(2018)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Book-based teen romcom has some language, racy talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Summer Camp Island TV Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky, heartwarming series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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War Storm: Red Queen, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Occasional thrills but mostly uneven fantasy finale.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2018)
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Hyrule Warriors Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Crossover combat-heavy adventure creates new legendary game.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
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Moxie Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Empowering story of girls standing up to sexual harassment.
By Jennifer Mathieu
(2017)
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Nightfall: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teen elves face cosmic peril, crushes in epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2017)
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