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age 14+
Manufactured compliments spread cheer, however shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Coin Heist Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen heist movie explores ethical dilemmas; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Ocean Waves Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple, slow anime tale about teen relationships in Japan.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Coming Through the Rye Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Coming-of-age drama deals with heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bully: Anniversary Edition App Poster Image
age 14+
Classic console action game transitions smoothly to mobile.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hairspray Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning TV production has exceptional role model, themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Bad Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving doc about troubled teens has powerful themes.
In Theaters Now
(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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Kicks Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Poignant, mature indie drama about a teen and his sneakers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Toca Life: Stable App Poster Image
age 4+
Free-play platform lets kids tell stories and horse around.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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The Battle of Hackham Heath: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More excitement and battle violence as series hits stride.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(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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Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Laughs, science in new Callie series for younger readers.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2016)
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Peppy Pals Sammy Helps Out App Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet friends teach acceptance and helping others.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2016)
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The Edge of Seventeen Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Excellent acting in poignant, mature coming-of-age story.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Arlo the Burping Pig Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Predictable story about a girl and the piglet she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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