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Waking the Monsters: Hilo Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gina steps up in fun-filled, action-packed volume.
By Judd Winick
(2018)
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Reign of the Fallen Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing fantasy explores issues of grief and addiction.
By Sarah Glenn Marsh
(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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The Competition Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Predictable romcom has lots of drinking, some stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Violence, some sex in Victorian-era Batman tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Game Poster Image
age 14+
Arcade enhancements turn brawler into a perfect KO.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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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Strange Fire:  The Anchor and Sophia, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing series opener explores faith, knowledge, truth.
By Tommy Wallach
(2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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The Glass Castle Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong acting, intense themes in emotional book-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Secret of Nightingale Wood Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful WWI family drama has feel of a classic.
By Lucy Strange
(2017)
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ToyScouter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Costumed play has some violence, lots of product placement.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2017)
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Release Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dose of fantasy adds to thoughtful coming-of-age tale.
By Patrick Ness
(2017)
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Monster: Gone, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mutant mayhem gets a little repetitive in fast-paced sci-fi.
By Michael Grant
(2017)
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Batman vs. Two-Face Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Clever animated throwback to '60s Batman has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Game Poster Image
age 8+
All-ages RPG shows benefits of teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Marge in Charge Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Babysitter stories are wacky but weird.
By Isla Fisher
(2017)
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