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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Total War: Three Kingdoms - Mandate of Heaven Game Poster Image
age 15+
Prequel expansion offers chances to change Chinese history.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure remake is repetitive, shows its age.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Infinity Son: Infinity Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Diverse cast, complex characters shine in superhero fantasy.
By Adam Silvera
(2020)
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Toys & Pets Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated toy story has cartoon violence, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Cheer TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Engrossing docuseries follows cheer team champions.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Owl House TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Engaging, quirky fantasy series has broad viewing appeal.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
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Chosen: Slayer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Demon-slaying sequel has more wit and angst.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Paradise Hills Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful visuals, muddled logic in moody sci-fi drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Treacherous Seas:  A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween heroes fight discrimination, monsters in fun sequel.
By Christopher Healy
(2019)
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
African fantasy keeps up suspense in battle-heavy sequel.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2019)
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Ida B. Wells: Discovering History's Heroes Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring biography of courageous civil rights pioneer.
By Diane Bailey
(2019)
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The InBESTigators TV Poster Image
age 8+
Kid detectives solve mysteries in charming Aussie comedy.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Kid President: Are We There Yet? TV Poster Image
age 8+
YouTube star returns as a teen to spotlight changemakers.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Song of the Crimson Flower Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing companion story to Asian-inspired fantasy series.
By Julie C. Dao
(2019)
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Sayonara Wild Hearts Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, stylistic journey to save universe and a broken heart.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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