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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Eli Roth's tween-friendly spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Super Monsters Monster Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, short music vids promote positive social behavior.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compassionate graphic novel account of refugees' struggle.
By Don Brown
(2018)
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The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep Game Poster Image
age 14+
Classic tale has heavy drinking focus, but hits right notes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Game Poster Image
age 14+
Collection of arcade classics still pack a punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Game Poster Image
age 18+
Face hard choices in brutal post-apocalyptic RPG adventure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empowering practical guide to becoming a social activist.
By Kaelyn Rich
(2018)
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On My Skin Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Haunting drama about police brutality victim; mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Isle of the Lost: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Disney villain-kids tale gets fast-paced graphic revamp.
By Melissa de la Cruz, Robert Venditti
(2018)
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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide Book Poster Image
age 12+
A must-read history of racism and oppression in America.
By Carol Anderson, Tonya Bolden
(2018)
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Next Gen Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great animation, solid messages; lots of cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fighting game that's more flash (and flesh) than substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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The Nun Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent entry in Conjuring series feels rushed, dashed off.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps/White Dog Squad Game Poster Image
age 10+
Yo-kai spin-off adds more ghostly action to fun franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging teen romcom has underage drinking, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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