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On Chesil Beach Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful themes of sexuality in book-based romantic drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bat Pat TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated book adaptation is colorful, goofy, a bit spooky.
Network: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Comcast Kid Central
(2015)
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Russian Subway Dogs Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun retro action game mixes pixels, politics, and fast play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Click, Clack, Quack to School! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals let loose at recess in fun school-visit tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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My Plain Jane Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(2018)
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Topsy and Tim TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet books-inspired show presents rigid gender roles.
Network: BBC
(2013)
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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Disobedience Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intimate, mature relationship between two complex women.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A.R.C.H.I.E. 2: Mission Impawsible Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Robotic talking dog joins a carnival; some potty language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fancy Nancy TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Books-inspired series celebrates individuality, expression.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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Lean on Pete Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting tale of survival and love has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Leisure Seeker Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Strong performances in otherwise meandering movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants TV Poster Image
age 6+
Pervasive potty humor, pranks in books-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Jazz Owls: A Novel of the Zoot Suit Riots Book Poster Image
age 12+
Vibrant novel in verse shows anti-Latino racism in '40s L.A.
By Margarita Engle
(2018)
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Harvey Street Kids TV Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of playground fun in light comic book adaptation.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Us and Them Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Chinese romantic drama has sex, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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The Swap Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Predictable body-switching comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful, intimate must-read account of the Vietnam War.
By Elizabeth Partridge
(2018)
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