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Semper Fi Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent, salty, slow-moving action drama highlights loyalty.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Goldfinch Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dollface TV Poster Image
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age 16+
OK comedy about gender stereotypes has drinking, sex talk.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Good Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Exceedingly raunchy comedy has heart, but it's not for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Playing with Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Riot Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Powerful females, punk rock energy in violent, cult-y film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball Book Poster Image
age 8+
Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Motherless Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dear Sweet Pea Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful tale tackles middle grade, divorce, body image.
By Julie Murphy
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Sprinter Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Heartwarming sports drama has sex, language, and drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring, relatable look at young lives of adult activists.
By Robin Stevenson
(2019)
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Project Middle School: Hope: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Relatable tale of girl finding her voice at new school.
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
(2019)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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