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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun series has hard-working wannabe hero, fantasy violence.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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Okja Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Real Friends Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Painfully honest, hopeful memoir of coping with frenemies.
By Shannon Hale
(2017)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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My Life as a Zucchini Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly racer gets large update with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Andi Mack TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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Moonlight Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Carve the Mark Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Twist-filled fantasy romance is occasionally dark, violent.
By Veronica Roth
(2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
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Storks Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Family comedy mixes moments of peril, sweet messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Secret Life of Pets Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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