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Be-be-bears: Painting for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Graphics make fun, short-lived animations; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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Love, Life, and the List Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet contemporary romance about finding yourself.
By Kasie West
(2017)
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Truly Devious: A Mystery Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Step Sisters Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Dance rivalry tale has racial themes, drinking, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Google Arts & Culture App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Loving Vincent Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Gorgeous, hand-painted images + pulpy murder story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Starfish Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Biracial teen learns to love herself in heartbreaking novel.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2017)
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Polina Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Affecting, intense dance drama has beautiful choreography.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cheez - Short Funny Videos App Poster Image
age 16+
Simple video maker entertains and has iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Spotlite - Sing Freely App Poster Image
age 15+
Slick video maker makes teens karaoke stars for real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational bios of trailblazing African-American women.
By Vashti Harrison
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Art Stories Cities App Poster Image
age 5+
Playful take on world travel has lofty educational info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Tulip Fever Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Clumsy telling of silly, confusing story has lots of sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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It's Quiz Time Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun party trivia game with many categories and questions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Barbra: The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Streisand concert for fans old and new; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Leap! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated ballet adventure is heartwarming but uneven.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Club Mickey Mouse TV Poster Image
age 8+
Short-form modern Mouseketeers series misses the mark.
Network: Online, Disney Channel
(2017)
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Te Ata Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Underrated cultural hero gets her due in earnest biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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