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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intrepid tweens hunt down kidnappers in intriguing mystery.
By Kate Milford
(2020)
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Olympic Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romcom has cool behind-the-scenes access but weak story.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Dreams Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Extraordinary collection of powerful content-creation tools.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple strategy game closely tied to Netflix TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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High Strung Free Dance Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sensational music/dance numbers rise above so-so romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame 3 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging dirt bike racer takes the checkered flag.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, homelessness explored in hopeful tale of community.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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Night on Earth TV Poster Image
age 10+
Revelatory nature docu captures nocturnal animals worldwide.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Scary Stories for Young Foxes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intense, violent horror adventure is riveting and haunting.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2019)
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We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of courage, heroism, and heartbreak.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2020)
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Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, graphic story of boy with facial differences.
By Magdalena Newman, Nathaniel Newman
(2020)
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Sega Ages Shinobi Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ninja action slashes its way to Nintendo's screen.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Kingdom Hearts III: Re:Mind Game Poster Image
age 10+
OK expansion covers old ground, adds maddening difficulty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2020)
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Mrs. Lowry & Son Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Biopic about artist's relationship with his bullying mother.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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G.I. Joe: War on Cobra App Poster Image
age 11+
Classic cartoon goes mobile in new action-packed battles.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring profiles of black Americans in history and today.
By The Staff of the Undefeated
(2019)
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