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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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Hanazuki: Full of Treasures TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun fantasy series has good messages for grade-schoolers.
Network: Youtube
(2017)
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Gravity Rush 2 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female lead returns in soaring action adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Paper Girls, Volume 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed sci-fi about growing up and growing older.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2016)
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Rise and Shine Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Fun game history tribute has high difficulty, gory violence.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(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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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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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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Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky virtual music tour proves showbiz is fun, not easy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(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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Gemina: The Illuminae Files, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intensely thrilling sequel introduces roguish new heroes.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2016)
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Passengers Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Interesting drama about love, mortality, iffy decisions.
In Theaters Now
(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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Teach Your Monster to Read App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, lengthy journey goes from basics to reading competency.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
In Theaters Now
(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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