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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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Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed return to form in elf-girl epic series.
By Shannon Messenger
(2019)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(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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Good Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Exceedingly raunchy comedy has heart, but it's not for kids.
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(Release Year: 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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Christmas Jars Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Book-based film has mature themes, inspiring messages.
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(Release Year: 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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Archimancy: Shadow School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heart, suspense abound in spooky middle school ghost story.
By J.A. White
(2019)
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A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable modern-day fairy tale has music, romance, humor.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 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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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kid geniuses are grown up in exciting 4th mystery-adventure.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2019)
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Almost Family TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Unsettling family drama is profoundly ill-conceived.
Network: Fox
(2019)
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The Dog Who Lost His Bark Book Poster Image
age 9+
Abused puppy learns to trust in perfect boy-and-dog tale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wry story of foster kids looks at tough and tender truths.
By Bridget Farr
(2019)
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Legacy and the Queen Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tennis and magic mix in so-so fantasy series start.
By Annie Matthew, Kobe Bryant
(2019)
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My Jasper June Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving, relatable story of loss, life-changing friendship.
By Laurel Snyder
(2019)
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