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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap App Poster Image
age 10+
Classic 2D action game has monsters and mild violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Battle Breakers App Poster Image
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age 13+
Confusing fantasy mess takes control from players' hands.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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Dasher Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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The Aeronauts Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Playmobil: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Bland and unoriginal but may still amuse young kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Darksiders Genesis Game Poster Image
age 14+
Co-op apocalyptic action gets plagued by mediocrity.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Windows
(2019)
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Scientists Get Dressed Book Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed look at what scientists wear to do their jobs.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2019)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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Cerca / Close Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Engaging, simple bilingual book shows what close means.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2019)
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Heroland Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever theme park tale has some mature themes and dialogue.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed return to form in elf-girl epic series.
By Shannon Messenger
(2019)
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Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic fantasy game leaves players out of the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Sisters First Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet, spunky celebration of sister love.
By Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bush
(2019)
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Fireborne:  The Aurelian Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dragon fantasy series start has compelling action, intrigue.
By Rosaria Munda
(2019)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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Judy & Punch Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent tale with themes of addiction and domestic abuse.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Frozen 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
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