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Smash It! Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen experiments with personal, social risks in bold novel.
By Francina Simone
(2020)
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The School Nurse Files TV Poster Image
age 16+
Fun, zany Korean series has violence, cursing, and some sex.
Network: Netlix
(2020)
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Grown Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Cautionary tale of teen under sway of predatory pop star.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2020)
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Nocturne Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Slow, predictable horror movie has some disturbing images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Wild Symphony Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Fun poems about animals help introduce music to kids.
By Dan Brown
(2020)
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The Burnt Orange Heresy Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Pill-popping art drama explores truth; smoking, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Violent and profane, but themes of teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I Am Not Okay with This TV Poster Image
age 16+
Bloody violence, drinking in exhilarating teen genre mashup.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Joker Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Bleak, violent, powerful; not your typical comic book movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spinning Out TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Self-harm, toxic competition in compelling skating series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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PlayKids - Cartoons and game‪s‬ App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore with shows, games; strong parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Sema Run App Poster Image
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age 3+
"A" is for "Africa" in engaging letter-sound game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Hellboy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Extreme gore, language in comic book movie reboot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Los Espookys TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Bilingual horror comedy is unique and delightful.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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Vox Lux Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Stark but glitzy music-industry drama has violence, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Crackdown 3 Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Average open-world action is fun but repetitive.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Brushing Hero App Poster Image
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age 3+
Brush teeth, defeat monsters; hero for some, not for all.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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