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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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Ape Out Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Hyper-stylized, hyper-violent, repetitive ape-based action.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
Everything is awesome in this master building movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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Lady Smoke: Ash Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Warring kingdom sequel not as compelling as Book 1.
By Laura Sebastian
(2019)
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Paddleton Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Offbeat dramedy has mature themes, some swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Firebrand Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama from India with sexual situations, mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zoe Valentine TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Thoughtful drama explores serious themes with heart.
Network: YouTube, Brat
(2019)
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Anthem Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fantastic but flawed foundation of sci-fi fantasy action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Right as Rain Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Pitch-perfect story about loss and change inspires hope.
By Lindsey Stoddard
(2019)
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely Book Poster Image
age 14+
Modern "Beauty" tale has complex characters, gore, humor.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2019)
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable, heartwarming story of friendship and family.
By Adib Khorram
(2018)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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Hoopla Kidz TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Mild musical vids teach preschoolers early literacy skills.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2010)
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Among Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Docu follows Bosnian vets' efforts to heal village; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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