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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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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Surprises, mild scares in festive stop-motion special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Merci Suarez Changes Gears Book Poster Image
age 9+
Upbeat coming-of-age story explores culture, class, aging.
By Meg Medina
(2018)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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Unbelievably Boring Bart Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story of the middle school trials of shy game designer.
By James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski
(2018)
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Nowhere Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Riveting friendship tale set against terror, refugee crisis.
By Katherine Marsh
(2018)
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Harbor Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Kids get safe space to tell their stories in moving tale.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2018)
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The Little Vampire Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Animated book-based monster tale has potty humor, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Imagination Land Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Amateurish animated animal stories for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Amazon Prime Video App Poster Image
age 9+
Rich content library, imperfect parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2018)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Big Fish & Begonia Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Mystical anime has deep themes, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Deadly Nightmares of Nature TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun animal docuseries uses education to replace fear.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2012)
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Shining Resonance Refrain Game Poster Image
age 13+
Huge adventure has slow intro but develops into grand tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Loud, action-packed comic tale sells toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Legend of Greg: Failures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Middle Earth meets Chicago in wild magical Dwarf tale.
By Chris Rylander
(2018)
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All Summer Long Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Best friends battle summer blues in heartfelt graphic novel.
By Hope Larson
(2018)
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Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring stories of girls who made their mark on the world.
By Kate Schatz
(2018)
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The Warning Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Bullying, cursing, violence in Spanish thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Be Prepared Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart, funny account of summer camp discomfort.
By Vera Brosgol
(2018)
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