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Yakuza 0 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Mature mafia story packs loads of violence, repetition.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2017)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Lost and Found: Adèle & Simon in China Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of fun in exquisitely illustrated China travelogue.
By Barbara McClintock
(2016)
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Bunyan and Babe Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Legendary logger fights today's developers; some jeopardy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Friendship Experiment Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart, heartfelt portrayal of lonely, science-loving tween.
By Erin Teagan
(2016)
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A Crack in the Sea Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unusual mix of history and fantasy makes an engrossing read.
By H. M. Bouwman
(2017)
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Ace the Case Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tween detective story is surprisingly violent, dark in tone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of plot packed into tale of faith and holiday miracles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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StoryCorps App Poster Image
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age 13+
Capturing and sharing family stories couldn't be easier.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
New take on classic tale has intense action, few surprises.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Holiday Joy TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Predictable life-swap story has strong themes of gratitude.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Other People Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Heartbreaking, intense drama examines toll of cancer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Lego Frozen Northern Lights TV Poster Image
age 7+
Humor, character reunion overshadows so-so story for fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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The Midnight Star: The Young Elites, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Superior epic fantasy finale builds to exciting showdown.
By Marie Lu
(2016)
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The Hollars Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven dysfunction dramedy benefits from strong cast.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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My Sister Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting thriller about teen boy and psychopath kid sister.
By Justine Larbalestier
(2016)
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Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 7+
Make Mario adventures in palm of your hand.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Initiation: Lock and Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful intro to a modern-day young Sherlock Holmes.
By Ridley Pearson
(2016)
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Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas: Addison Cooke, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny Indiana Jones-type adventure feels a bit dated.
By Jonathan W. Stokes
(2016)
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Goldenhand: Old Kingdom, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting entry in magic series brings back fave characters.
By Garth Nix
(2016)
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