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Digimon Adventure tri: Coexistence Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Continuing Japanese series has peril, complex storyline.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Go Vacation Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Virtual vacation takes some work before enjoying mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dreamy, visual vacation unfolds in sweet beach tale.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2018)
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Riding Lessons: Ellen & Ned, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kind, horsey story spotlights adoption and empathy.
By Jane Smiley
(2018)
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Where the Watermelons Grow Book Poster Image
age 8+
Book about mental illness in family is real yet reassuring.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2018)
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Freya and the Magic Jewel: Thunder Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun read, troubling message for girls to be peacemakers.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2018)
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Raffie on the Run Book Poster Image
age 8+
Subway rat aims to rescue brother in swift urban adventure.
By Jacqueline Resnick
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch TV Poster Image
age 8+
Gordon Ramsay's daughter cooks up success in reality show.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
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Marge in Charge and the Stolen Treasure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Light, breezy stories in sequel about wacky babysitter.
By Isla Fisher
(2018)
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The Lifters Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky fable promotes family, community, teamwork.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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BAFL - Brakes Are for Losers Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple arcade racer with cartoony crashes fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Variety Kit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Unique making experience melds crafting with video games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Benji (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Updated dog tale has realistic peril and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Aliens Ate My Homework Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoonish violence in live-action book-based alien tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Gravel Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun arcade-style off-road racing game for all ages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Blurt TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Themes of self-confidence stand out in funny comedy.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Gabby Duran Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun babysitting adventures are full of heart -- and aliens!
By Elise Allen, Daryle Conners
(2016)
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Monky Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Seemingly silly tale actually has intense, difficult themes.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Real McCoys, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Imaginative artwork makes fun detective story a joy to read.
By Matthew Swanson
(2017)
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