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The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5 Book Poster Image
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Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks.
By Rick Riordan
(2020)
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Becoming Muhammad Ali Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lyrical novel traces childhood, evolution of sports legend.
By Kwame Alexander, James Patterson
(2020)
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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Game Poster Image
age 10+
Family-friendly action game delivers retro fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(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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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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Spellbreak Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical battle royale has lots of flash but less substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Children of the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Slow pace, heavy themes in lengthy anime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Drake Hollow Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun yet repetitive adventure grows on you over time.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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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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All Together Now Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen musician finds her voice in touching graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2020)
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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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Gold Rush Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Great characters, perilous adventures in historical tale.
By Avi
(2020)
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Santiago's Road Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Young refugees flee violence, form bonds in intense story.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2020)
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Next Door Spy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated detective tale from Denmark has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Cannonball Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story of individuality and achieving a perfect splash.
By Sacha Cotter
(2020)
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Missing Daddy Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle message of caring for child of an imprisoned father.
By Mariame Kaba
(2019)
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Birdie and Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Intense story of orphans' search for family, acceptance.
By J. M. M. Nuanez
(2020)
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Superman Smashes the Klan Book Poster Image
age 10+
Asian American teens and Superman vs. racism in retro tale.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2020)
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The One and Only Bob: The One and Only Ivan, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Cheer-worthy tale of traumatized dog's quest for family.
By Katherine Applegate
(2020)
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SuperMash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Mix and match to create endless gaming possibilities.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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