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Enchanted Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Nature docu discovers beauty in remote corners of Africa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Another beautiful, fascinating penguin docu; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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Sea of Thieves Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Pirate sim promotes teamwork but has unmonitored chat.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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When Calls the Heart: The  Heart of Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas comes to Hope Valley in wholesome, feel-good tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Siren TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Mermaid tale is violent, suspenseful, and thrilling drama.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
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Bubble Marin TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Spunky sub and friends teach kids valuable life lessons.
Network: Kids Central
(2014)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Scribblenauts Showdown Game Poster Image
age 10+
Departure for vocabulary-building series gets repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Harriet Gets Carried Away Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fanciful story of birthday girl spirited away by penguins.
By Jessie Sima
(2018)
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Just Getting Started Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Unfunny action comedy wastes great cast; violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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MarcoPolo World School App Poster Image
age 4+
Learning dialogue makes STEAM videos and games special.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Coral Reef by Tinybop App Poster Image
age 7+
See and hear the wonders of reef life, no snorkel required.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Daddy's Home 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Blended-family sequel has crass humor, iffy messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Winterhouse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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The Star Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet Nativity story told from animals' perspective.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Bad Moms Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Fun sequel has raunch, laughs, slightly sweeter attitude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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