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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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The Happytime Murders Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Vulgar humor outweighs positives in raunchy puppet movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Cousins for Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Love Like Sky Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of girl adjusting to being in blended family.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2018)
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Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy searches for dad, finds cultural roots in moving tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2018)
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When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special TV Poster Image
age 3+
Role playing reinforces affirming themes in fun TV special.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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Gimme Mo' TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Insightful, mature series raises awareness of teen issues.
Network: Discovery Life
(2018)
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Mail Order Monster Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama about tween's grief has bullying, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown Book Poster Image
age 8+
Epic neighborhood snowball fight perks up 13th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2018)
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The House in Poplar Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens bond, match wits with Death in riveting tale.
By K.E. Ormsbee
(2018)
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Squirm Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy saves animals and his family in fun environmental tale.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2018)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell TV Poster Image
age 12+
Creativity abounds on macabre, sometimes edgy cooking show.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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The Girl Guide: 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wonderfully candid, body-positive tips to inspire girls.
By Marawa Ibrahim
(2018)
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American Ninja Warrior Junior TV Poster Image
age 7+
Young athletes take on notorious obstacles in fun contest.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Coop & Cami Ask the World TV Poster Image
age 7+
Family-centric show glosses over dangers of online activity.
Network: Disney Channel
(2018)
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Mascot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween's humor lifts story about grief, physical injury.
By Antony John
(2018)
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