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Slayer, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven series start picks up when Buffy TV series ends.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Pegasus: Pony with a Broken Wing Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly story about a tween and a magical horse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Venom Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, uninspired comic-book tale misses the mark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated reindeer tale has nice messages but nasty bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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My Little Pony: Story Creator App Poster Image
age 9+
Creativity may be stifled by pressure to buy and pop-up ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Educational world simulator is a perfect fit for Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Marvel Super Hero Adventures TV Poster Image
age 4+
Marvel heroes offer life lessons and fun for preschoolers.
Network: Disney Junior
(2017)
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Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, fun rhyming tale celebrates kindness and teamwork.
By Alice Schertle
(2008)
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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Irreverent, immature comedy cleverly mocks superhero genre.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Red Dead Redemption 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Outstanding Western adventure has very mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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My Hero One's Justice Game Poster Image
age 13+
All-out superhero brawl with fun anime flair, lots of fists.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Marvel Battle Lines App Poster Image
age 10+
Comic book card game has action in heroic proportions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Funny, action-packed sequel is lighter Marvel fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Lego DC Super-Villains Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sometimes the best good guys for the job are the bad guys.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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