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Science Fair Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown Book Poster Image
age 8+
Epic neighborhood snowball fight perks up 13th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2018)
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Crikey! It's the Irwins TV Poster Image
age 8+
Croc hunter's legacy lives on in fun, cheerful family show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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The Bureau of Magical Things TV Poster Image
age 6+
Aussie comedy series avoids scares in fun fantasy plot.
Network: Nickelodeon
(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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iGotThis Family App Poster Image
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age 8+
Helpful taskmaster promotes independence with tasks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Freaky Friday (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Musical reboot's heartwarming themes are great for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Lions & Liars Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lively tween camp misadventure has laughs, life lessons.
By Kate Beasley
(2018)
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The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel has simple story, leisurely pace, and mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Digimon Adventure tri: Coexistence Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Continuing Japanese series has peril, complex storyline.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dreamy, visual vacation unfolds in sweet beach tale.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2018)
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Riding Lessons: Ellen & Ned, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kind, horsey story spotlights adoption and empathy.
By Jane Smiley
(2018)
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Where the Watermelons Grow Book Poster Image
age 8+
Book about mental illness in family is real yet reassuring.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2018)
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The Swap Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Predictable body-switching comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Freya and the Magic Jewel: Thunder Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun read, troubling message for girls to be peacemakers.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2018)
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Daphne & Velma Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action tale about high school besties has peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Raffie on the Run Book Poster Image
age 8+
Subway rat aims to rescue brother in swift urban adventure.
By Jacqueline Resnick
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch TV Poster Image
age 8+
Gordon Ramsay's daughter cooks up success in reality show.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
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Pup Star: World Tour Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Slapstick action and humor in musical talking-dog sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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