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Madagascar: A Little Wild TV Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, movie-inspired series has lots of positive messages.
Network: Hulu, Peacock
(2020)
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Spelunky 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Treasure hunting sequel digs deep for frantic fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Silly sequel has mild peril and potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, cliched story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, satisfying threequel wraps series with family focus.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sports adventure blends arcade soccer and action anime.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cosmic adventure offers more franchise fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.
By Laura Ruby
(2020)
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Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern, nuanced sex-ed guide fantastic for tweens, teens.
By Heather Corinna, Isabella Rotman
(2019)
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SamSam Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sci-fi cartoon adventure has silly, child-hating villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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One Year at Ellsmere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing graphic novel about friendship and fitting in.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Latte and the Magic Waterstone Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cute animated adventure has mild scares, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Amazon Prime Video App Poster Image
age 10+
Rich content library, imperfect parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2020)
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Gold Rush Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Great characters, perilous adventures in historical tale.
By Avi
(2020)
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Lockdown TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun mystery show reveals teens' emotions during quarantine.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Game Poster Image
age 10+
Farm sim is a bumper crop of repetition and frustration.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Pandora TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Predictable sci-fi series for the younger set has violence.
Network: CW
(2019)
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