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Pokemon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Earthquake Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Absorbing but slow tale has nudity, language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Hoop. App Poster Image
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age 17+
Gimmicky tool for connecting with Snapchatting strangers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Playing with Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball Book Poster Image
age 8+
Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Dear Sweet Pea Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful tale tackles middle grade, divorce, body image.
By Julie Murphy
(2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Project Middle School: Hope: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Relatable tale of girl finding her voice at new school.
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
(2019)
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Pain and Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature semi-autobiographical tale best for Almodovar fans.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Weird Little Robots Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls find friendship and love of science in engaging story.
By Carolyn Crimi
(2019)
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Silver Meadows Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant story of Puerto Rican girl adapting to life in U.S.
By Emma Otheguy
(2019)
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Abominable Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartwarming adventure has some peril, scares.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Alien Superstar, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien navigates Hollywood in funny, fast-paced series start.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2019)
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Not If I Can Help It Book Poster Image
age 8+
Genuine kid voice wavers in tale of divorce and disability.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2019)
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Odd Gods Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny tale of misfit non-gods in Mt. Olympus middle school.
By David Slavin, Daniel Weitzman
(2019)
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