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America's Got Talent: The Champions TV Poster Image
age 9+
Top international acts compete in talent show spin-off.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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The Titan Games TV Poster Image
age 9+
Positive, energetic, but unoriginal athletic competition.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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The Crossroads Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Refugee kids find new life in nuanced, relatable sequel.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2018)
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Clash of Beasts: Going Wild, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superpowered tweens battle archvillain in thrilling finale.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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MythBusters Jr. TV Poster Image
age 9+
Teen phenoms model teamwork, curiosity in fun STEAM series.
Network: SCIENCE
(2019)
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Monstrous Devices Book Poster Image
age 9+
Toy robots come to life in fun, creepy European adventure.
By Damien Love
(2018)
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Book of Demons Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Modern take on classic dungeon crawling gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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Sanity & Tallulah Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively graphic novel offers smart-girl adventures in space.
By Molly Brooks
(2018)
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My Little Pony: Story Creator App Poster Image
age 9+
Creativity may be stifled by pressure to buy and pop-up ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Flashback: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Little is resolved in colossal teen-elf epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2018)
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The Final Table TV Poster Image
age 9+
Global cooking competition fun for foodies of all ages.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Dogs TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant, intense docuseries celebrates the human/dog bond.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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A Christmas Story Live! Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Musical based on classic film is an OK update, but too long.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Love Like Sky Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of girl adjusting to being in blended family.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2018)
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Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee/Pikachu! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Updated role-playing classic is fun, if a bit too easy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow: Nevermoor, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Charming fantasy of misfit girl casts a magical spell.
By Jessica Townsend
(2018)
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