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Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Flora & Ulysses Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky, book-based tale has action, dramatic moments.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Earwig and the Witch Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based CGI fantasy has scares, lacks spark.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Ground Zero Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Intense, compelling novel about 9/11 and its aftermath.
By Alan Gratz
(2021)
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All Creatures Great and Small TV Poster Image
age 10+
Charming remake of vet's classic books is a pleasant watch.
Network: PBS
(2021)
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Feel-good Christmas family movie deals with grief and aging.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun holiday special does have potty humor, silly violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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100% Wolf Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated adventure has bullying, scares, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Black Beauty (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Peril, emotional intensity in adaptation of classic tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Tristan Strong Destroys the World: Tristan Strong, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen returns to land of African myth in rousing fantasy.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2020)
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The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Dickens' classic retold with comedic style; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Witches Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Secret: Dare to Dream Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Self-help book inspires so-so romance; some peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess: The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen girl detective is a fun twist on famous family name.
By Nancy Springer
(2007)
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Children of the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Slow pace, heavy themes in lengthy anime.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rowley gets creative in funny Wimpy Kid spin-off tale.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Cleopatra in Space TV Poster Image
age 10+
Light, fun tween sci-fi series explores future and past.
Network: Peacock
(2020)
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