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Before the Ever After Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tween copes with father's illness in touching verse novel.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2020)
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Public Trust Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging docu about outdoor access sparks critical thinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit Book Poster Image
age 10+
Practical advice for kids to be humans with integrity.
By John Beede
(2020)
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Spelunky 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Treasure hunting sequel digs deep for frantic fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Thank You for Voting Young Readers' Edition: The Past, Present, and Future of Voting Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively fact-filled guide informs and inspires future voters.
By Erin Geiger Smith
(2020)
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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Rockers reveal Jimmy Carter was cool in campaign docu.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me? TV Poster Image
age 3+
Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid Covid primer.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, clichéd story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Teddles TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Song-filled children's series teaches positive choices.
Network: CBeebies
(2019)
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Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, satisfying threequel wraps series with family focus.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sports adventure blends arcade soccer and action anime.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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First Day Critter Jitters Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hilarious, fun book to soothe first-day-of-school nerves.
By Jory John
(2020)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.
By Laura Ruby
(2020)
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Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern, nuanced sex-ed guide fantastic for tweens, teens.
By Heather Corinna, Isabella Rotman
(2019)
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One Year at Ellsmere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing graphic novel about friendship and fitting in.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Summerland Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving, relatable WWII drama about grief and lost love.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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