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Anna and the Apocalypse Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Exuberant but uneven, gory holiday zombie musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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SmartNews: Local News Break App Poster Image
age 13+
Read latest news with different views without data or Wi-Fi.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Politician TV Poster Image
age 16+
Violence, murder, dark dealings in high school-set drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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MathPapa - Algebra Calculator App Poster Image
age 11+
Handy algebra helper with X factor; watch for cheating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen brings revolution to Gotham in vibrant graphic novel.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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Shinsekai: Into the Depths Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater apocalypse adventure has a resourceful hero.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Unpregnant Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Road-trip-to-abortion tale is touching comedy of errors.
By Jenni Hendriks, Ted Caplan
(2019)
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A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College TV Poster Image
age 12+
Relatable, well-rounded series tackles college prep topics.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Battlewake Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun VR shooter packs pirate action but lacks depth.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Malamander:  Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Delightfully spooky fantasy-series start has charm, chills.
By Thomas Taylor
(2019)
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Out of Omaha Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent coming-of-age docu; cursing, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Old Jack’s Boat: Rockpool Tales TV Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle British series spins tall tales for preschoolers.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2015)
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Booksmart Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Superb, smart teen comedy has drinking, strong sex talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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This Time Will Be Different Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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Joyland - Kids Learning Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of learning games; illogical mix of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Loo Loo Kids: Johny & Friends Musical Adventures TV Poster Image
age 2+
YouTube channel spin-off is musical fun for preschoolers.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Back to School (La Grande Classe) Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Bawdy French reunion tale has language, sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Frankly in Love Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartfelt coming-of-age tale about love, family, identity.
By David Yoon
(2019)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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Song of the Abyss: Tower of Winds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bland, too-swift climax mars intriguing maritime fantasy.
By Makiia Lucier
(2019)
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