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Secret Society of Second-Born Royals Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Teen superhero fantasy has adventure, action, and peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Kirby Fighters 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Casual fighting brings with it all Kirby's greatest "hits."
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Skunk and Badger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny tale of offbeat animal friendship has kindness, depth.
By Amy Timberlake
(2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Dragons in a Bag Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting tale of New York kid's journey to magical world.
By Zetta Elliott
(2018)
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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Fearless Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated adventure has diverse cast, action, humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Magic Camp Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tween-friendly camp-set comedy has positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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An Easy Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Absorbing French drama has lots of sex, nudity, and alcohol.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Tiny Creatures TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun small animal stories feature harrowing moments.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Aliens Stole My Body Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Campy sci-fi tale has low-budget effects, hokey humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Growing Up Great!: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Encouraging puberty guide covers emotional growth, too.
By Scott Todnem
(2019)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rowley gets creative in funny Wimpy Kid spin-off tale.
By Jeff Kinney
(2020)
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Paper Mario: The Origami King Game Poster Image
age 8+
Highly enjoyable adventure folds up fun for all players.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Radical Rabbit Stew Game Poster Image
age 8+
Retro action/puzzler is a tasty snack-sized treat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!): The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pitch-perfect, body-positive puberty guide for young tweens.
By Sonya Renee Taylor
(2018)
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We Bare Bears: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some slapstick violence, peril in cute animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Da 5 Bloods Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense tale of war, racial politics; violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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