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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
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Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed return to form in elf-girl epic series.
By Shannon Messenger
(2019)
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Guts Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
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Madden NFL 20 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Superstars stand out in focused, dynamic on-field play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story rich with Japanese culture, grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The BFG Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl befriends goodhearted giant in funny fantasy.
By Roald Dahl
(2006)
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Flashback: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Little is resolved in colossal teen-elf epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2018)
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Dogs TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant, intense docuseries celebrates the human-dog bond.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee/Pikachu! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Updated role-playing classic is fun, if a bit too easy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Summer Camp Island TV Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky, heartwarming series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Guava Juice TV Poster Image
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age 9+
High-energy challenges are whimsical, mostly clean.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2006)
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The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar Movie Poster Image
age 9+
By-the-book yet inspiring biopic of superstar gymnast.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ellen's Game of Games TV Poster Image
age 9+
Ellen's family-friendly game show has laughs, silly stunts.
Network: NBC
(2018)
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Roman Atwood’s Day Dreams TV Poster Image
age 9+
YouTube star grants big wishes in positive series.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2017)
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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Book Poster Image
age 9+
First-rate, spellbinding story of misfit girl who's magic.
By Jessica Townsend
(2017)
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Nightfall: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teen elves face cosmic peril, crushes in epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2017)
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Top Chef Junior TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, family-friendly cooking competition stars tween chefs.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
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Chasing Coral Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Awe-inspiring, poignant docu tracks decline of coral reefs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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