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Out of Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Talented actors give slow-burning murder mystery gravitas.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dig Book Poster Image
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Dig
age 14+
Haunting, surreal tale explores cost of family dysfunction.
By A.S. King
(2019)
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The Aftermath Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lingerie and tears shed in morally complex historical drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Novel Effect: Read Aloud Books App Poster Image
age 3+
Add music, sound effects to story time for enhanced reading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Five Feet Apart Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong acting saves predictable, sentimental love story.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Comics Will Break Your Heart Book Poster Image
age 13+
Heirs to comics series find love in sweet but slow novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2019)
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River's Edge Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Gratuitous sex and violence in Japanese teen drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly threequel has peril, bloodless battles.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable, heartwarming story of friendship and family.
By Adib Khorram
(2018)
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Robin Hood (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sloppy, violent adventure does little for classic legend.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Strong lead can't save violent, over-serious thriller.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Wife Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Close shines in drama with strong language, adult themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mother Goose Club TV Poster Image
age 3+
Celebrated videos teach preschool skills in songs, rhymes.
Network: Netflix, YouTube Channel
(2009)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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