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The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun interactive episode has fantasy violence, scariness.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Merci Suárez Can't Dance Book Poster Image
age 9+
Merci deals with racism, family, boys in delightful sequel.
By Meg Medina
(2021)
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Amina's Song: Amina's Voice, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amina embraces heritage, helps refugees in charming tale.
By Hena Khan
(2021)
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The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers TV Poster Image
age 9+
Predictable hockey team reboot has iffy jokes, language.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence. Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, relatable stories inspire girls to greatness.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2021)
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A Place to Hang the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bookish orphan sibs seek family in old-school WWII tale.
By Kate Albus
(2021)
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Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years TV Poster Image
age 6+
Faithful SpongeBob prequel has same fun, slapstick humor.
Network: Paramount+
(2021)
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Red, White, and Whole Book Poster Image
age 9+
Emotional novel in verse follows 1983 Indian American teen.
By Rajani LaRocca
(2021)
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The River of Sand: Epoca, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting second book in sports-themed fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2020)
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Middle School: Field Trip Fiasco Book Poster Image
age 9+
Mysterious adventure at camp is fast, funny read for tweens.
By James Patterson, Martin Chatterton
(2021)
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Morphle TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Awful YouTube spin-off features poor behavior modeling.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Unplugged Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids shake up tech-free wellness resort in fast-moving romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2021)
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Stella Díaz Has Something to Say: Stella Díaz, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kindness helps bilingual girl with public speaking, friends.
By Angela Dominguez
(2019)
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The Scooby-Doo Show TV Poster Image
age 6+
Fun classic compilation has some dated tropes, stereotypes.
Network: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Boomerang
(2020)
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Katie the Catsitter: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, colorful graphic novel about tween superhero-to-be.
By Colleen AF Venable
(2021)
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Unlocked: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8.5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short tale, long reference volume best for super fans.
By Shannon Messenger
(2020)
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Voices of Fire TV Poster Image
age 9+
Charming choir competition series has positive messages.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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TrollsTopia TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Cheeky trolls celebrate differences with catchy tunes.
Network: Hulu, Peacock
(2020)
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The Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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Side Hustle TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Mediocre messages in social media stars' funny sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
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