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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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Merci Suárez Can't Dance Book Poster Image
age 9+
Merci deals with racism, family, boys in delightful sequel.
By Meg Medina
(2021)
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Amina's Song: Amina's Voice, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amina embraces heritage, helps refugees in charming tale.
By Hena Khan
(2021)
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The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers TV Poster Image
age 9+
Predictable hockey team reboot has iffy jokes, language.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence. Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, relatable stories inspire girls to greatness.
By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley
(2021)
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A Place to Hang the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bookish orphan sibs seek family in old-school WWII tale.
By Kate Albus
(2021)
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Canine Intervention TV Poster Image
age 9+
Kind trainer teaches pooches, owners in reality show.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Assembly Required TV Poster Image
age 9+
Maker competition has mild language and insults.
Network: History
(2021)
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Red, White, and Whole Book Poster Image
age 9+
Emotional novel in verse follows 1983 Indian American teen.
By Rajani LaRocca
(2021)
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The River of Sand: Epoca, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting second book in sports-themed fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire
(2020)
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Middle School: Field Trip Fiasco Book Poster Image
age 9+
Mysterious adventure at camp is fast, funny read for tweens.
By James Patterson, Martin Chatterton
(2021)
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The Vanished: Shuri, A Black Panther Novel, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
African princess on engaging quest to rescue girl prodigies.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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Finding 'Ohana Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun Hawaii adventure celebrates culture; peril, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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June & Kopi Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Indonesian tale has cute dogs, mild peril, emotional ending.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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SparkShorts TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Independent Pixar shorts have mature themes, great messages.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Unplugged Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids shake up tech-free wellness resort in fast-moving romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2021)
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Katie the Catsitter: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, colorful graphic novel about tween superhero-to-be.
By Colleen AF Venable
(2021)
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The Holiday Movies that Made Us TV Poster Image
age 9+
Deep dive into two holiday movies is insightful, inspiring.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Unlocked: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8.5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short tale, long reference volume best for super fans.
By Shannon Messenger
(2020)
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special TV Poster Image
age 9+
Cast performances bring holiday cheer to series fans.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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