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Obviously: Stories from My Timeline Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lots of life lessons in YouTuber's funny, inspiring memoir.
By Akilah Hughes
(2019)
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Shinsekai: Into the Depths Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater apocalypse adventure has a resourceful hero.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Little Red Coding Club App Poster Image
age 6+
Super simple story-based coding puzzles bogged down by AR.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young immigrant achieves her dreams in inspiring memoir.
By Julissa Arce
(2019)
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Battlewake Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun VR shooter packs pirate action but lacks depth.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Curious George: Royal Monkey Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Beloved monkey trades places with royalty in gentle tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Malamander:  Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightfully spooky fantasy-series start has charm, chills.
By Thomas Taylor
(2019)
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Archibald's Next Big Thing TV Poster Image
age 5+
Sunny book character's adventures make for fun family show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Old Jack’s Boat: Rockpool Tales TV Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle British series spins tall tales for preschoolers.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2015)
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Hilltop Hospital TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animal hospital show about problem solving and empathy.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2016)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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This Time Will Be Different Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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Joyland - Kids Learning Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of learning games; illogical mix of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Out of Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Talented actors give slow-burning murder mystery gravitas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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More to the Story Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm Little Women update stars Pakistani American sisters.
By Hena Khan
(2019)
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Loo Loo Kids: Johny & Friends Musical Adventures TV Poster Image
age 2+
YouTube channel spin-off is musical fun for preschoolers.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Zombillénium Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Animated French horror-comedy has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Song of the Abyss: Tower of Winds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bland, too-swift climax mars intriguing maritime fantasy.
By Makiia Lucier
(2019)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming opposites-attract adaptation has romance, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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