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Notorious Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky tale of middle school, gang legend, and murdered dog.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Go! Go! Cory Carson TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet stories, exceptional messages in toy-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Fast & Furious: Spy Racers TV Poster Image
age 9+
Diverse adventure series' race scenes will thrill tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Cats Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-screen musical adaptation is both strange and magical.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Togo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
True Alaska tale mixes action and drama; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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6 Underground Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Explosive action, bloody images in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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while True: learn() App Poster Image
age 13+
Creative AI introduction would benefit from in-game hints.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Dinosaur Garbage Truck App Poster Image
age 3+
Trucks, dinos deliver, but mini-games miss the mark.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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StarDog and TurboCat Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat-feeling animated animal adventure has cartoon violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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To Be of Service Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Raw, honest documentary gets real about postwar trauma.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Roar Like a Dandelion Book Poster Image
age 3+
Whimsical wordplay, wacky pictures in delightful ABC book.
By Ruth Krauss
(2019)
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Blue's Clues & You! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging reboot teaches preschoolers prereading skills.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Shenmue III Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Decent installment to franchise held back by outdated play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Call Down the Hawk: The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling, heartbreaking start to Raven Cycle spin-off.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2019)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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