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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Yo-Kai Watch 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Improved Yo-Kai Watch tale is the biggest and best yet.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Grand-Daddy Day Care Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Slapstick tale with lots of old-time celebs; comic drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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DreamWorks Dragons: Titan Uprising App Poster Image
age 7+
Entertaining combat match-3 puzzles for franchise's fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Wayne TV Poster Image
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age 17+
Edgy, dark action comedy has heartwarming themes.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2019)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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Apex Legends Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic battle royale game is more realistic than Fortnite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Max and the Midknights Book Poster Image
age 8+
Witty, deep, inclusive kids’ adventure in the Middle Ages.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2019)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever gaming relic shambles, stumbles with tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Unfunny sequel has crass innuendo, stereotypes, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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Alien: Blackout App Poster Image
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age 14+
Sci-fi horror lurks in the shadows with fear and fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Gilded Wolves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Clever 1889 Paris-set story has diversity, magic, puzzles.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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Butterfly TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, complex, mature drama dives into gender identity.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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Cecil Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Goofy oddball tale has gross-out humor and some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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