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The Excalibur Curse: Camelot Rising, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Female characters shine in sometimes slow finale.
By Kiersten White
(2021)
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Poupelle of Chimney Town Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Charming steampunk fantasy encourages empathy, teamwork.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2021)
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Just Beyond TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Psychological spookiness that's OK for most tweens.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Book Poster Image
age 9+
Further adventures of fairy tale hero are not too hot.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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American Icons TV Poster Image
age 9+
Short documentary bios stress cleverness, lack diversity.
Network: HBO Max
(1999)
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The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun interactive episode has fantasy violence, scariness.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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A Christmas Carol (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Creative retelling of Dickens' story is intense but festive.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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A Tale of Witchcraft: A Tale of Magic, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magic, villainy run amok in wildly imaginative sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2020)
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Everything Comes Next: Collected & New Poems Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unforgettable collection celebrates diversity and kindness.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2020)
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Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia TV Poster Image
age 9+
Dark, engrossing continuation of "Trollhunters" saga.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy TV Poster Image
age 9+
BFFs' continuing horse adventures are geared toward tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Emma. Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful Austen adaptation has a couple of cheeky scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Of Curses and Kisses: Rosetta Academy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast."
By Sandhya Menon
(2020)
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Conversational history traces U.S. ideas about race.
By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
(2020)
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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting bio reveals the dark side of an American hero.
By Candace Fleming
(2020)
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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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