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Where the Watermelons Grow Book Poster Image
age 8+
Book about mental illness in family is real yet reassuring.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2018)
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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl bikes across the U.S. in quirky road-trip adventure.
By Christina Uss
(2018)
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The Parker Inheritance Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids investigate past racist incident in thrilling mystery.
By Varian Johnson
(2018)
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Pode Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful co-op tale of friendship and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
Math whiz gets out of comfort zone in smart, touching story.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2018)
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Kid West Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feisty girl solves a mystery; mild action, kids in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Freya and the Magic Jewel: Thunder Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun read, troubling message for girls to be peacemakers.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2018)
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Dodo Heroes TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching, family-friendly animal rescues are fun to watch.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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Paws P.I. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Talking animals, slapstick jeopardy in live-action misfire.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun reboot stays true to classic's vibe, cartoon mayhem.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Ibiza Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Sex and drugs in stale, raunchy romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Charlie & Frog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, educational mystery introduces kids to sign language.
By Karen Kane
(2018)
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Daphne & Velma Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action tale about high school besties has peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Raffie on the Run Book Poster Image
age 8+
Subway rat aims to rescue brother in swift urban adventure.
By Jacqueline Resnick
(2018)
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The Cobalt Prince: 5 Worlds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
New dangers, unexpected allies enliven galactic quest.
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel
(2018)
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Endling #1: The Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced animal fantasy tackles theme of extinction.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Bob Book Poster Image
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Bob
age 8+
Sensitive, suspenseful story of girl's little green friend.
By Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead
(2018)
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Most Likely to Murder Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Raunchy comedy about dim man-child; cursing, nudity, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Lifters Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky fable promotes family, community, teamwork.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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