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Hala Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Poetic coming-of-age tale tackles religion, youth with care.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dasher Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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Cocoon - A Space for Family App Poster Image
age 10+
Social media sharing for close-knit groups and families.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Darksiders Genesis Game Poster Image
age 14+
Co-op apocalyptic action gets plagued by mediocrity.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Ali Cross Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting first case for detective's middle-school son.
By James Patterson
(2019)
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Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Semper Fi Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent, salty, slow-moving action drama highlights loyalty.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Goldfinch Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Cerca / Close Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Engaging, simple bilingual book shows what close means.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2019)
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Heroland Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever theme park tale has some mature themes and dialogue.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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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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The Two Popes Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Theological leadership drama more for adults than kids.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic fantasy game leaves players out of the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Fireborne:  The Aurelian Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dragon fantasy series start has compelling action, intrigue.
By Rosaria Munda
(2019)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Frozen 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
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