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Lexi's World App Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids create a lovely magical world by spelling simple words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, info-packed tour of breakfast in 12 countries.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2019)
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Sometimes Rain Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Poetic, relatable look at the different seasons of the year.
By Meg Fleming
(2018)
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The Atlantis Complex: Artemis Fowl, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Fowl story has rogue robots and a devious villain.
By Eoin Colfer
(2010)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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Pay Attention, Carter Jones Book Poster Image
age 10+
Butler with cricket bat rescues family in sweet, funny tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2019)
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Apocalypse Taco Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids jump dimensions in goofy sci-fi graphic novel.
By Nathan Hale
(2019)
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The Dysasters Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen superhero tale has potential but also some cliches.
By P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast
(2019)
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The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairy Tale: Once Upon a Con, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
"Prince and the Pauper" update is cute, fun, but falls flat.
By Ashley Poston
(2019)
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Caterpillar Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Touching tale of girl's summer with brother, family secrets.
By Gillian McDunn
(2019)
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Music Teacher Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartfelt Indian romance with songs and puzzling resolution.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dear America: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen: Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gripping biography of undocumented prize-winning journalist.
By Jose Antonio Vargas
(2019)
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A Piglet Named Mercy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute picture book origin story of popular series pig.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2019)
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Mirai Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, magical family adventure is best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
(2019)
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Peppy Pals Social Skills App Poster Image
age 3+
Great pro-social learning content transfers offscreen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Sunrise in Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Lifelong love story with tragic events is rooted in faith.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Scientific thinking saves the day in funny, kind adventure.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Well-told Southern tale touches on suicide, alcoholism.
By Gail Shepherd
(2019)
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