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Ratpunzel: Hamster Princess, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adventurous princess does the rescuing in fun graphic novel.
By Ursula Vernon
(2016)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Mekazoo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun arcade side-scrolling platformer for young and old.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Eagle Flight Game Poster Image
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age 10+
VR adventure lets you fly, but repetition clips your wings.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Robinson: The Journey Game Poster Image
age 10+
VR adventure is impressive but a bit short on gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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When the Sea Turned to Silver Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rich folklore-fantasy blend makes a great read-aloud.
By Grace Lin
(2016)
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Gris Grimly's Tales from the Brothers Grimm Book Poster Image
age 8+
Favorite tales get grim, gothic treatment and stylish art.
By Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
(2016)
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Ace Banana Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Repetition, glitchy bugs hurt this VR shooter's a-"peel."
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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Samorost 3 App Poster Image
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age 10+
Eerie world, tricky puzzles in unique adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas Game Poster Image
age 10+
Unoriginal but still fun adventure is homage to Zelda games.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Seasons After Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Artistically beautiful journey needs guidance during play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Worms W.M.D. Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun strategy sequel adds vehicles, weapon crafting.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Serafina and the Twisted Staff:  Serafina Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery sequel keeps up thrills and chills.
By Robert Beatty
(2016)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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Zootopia Crime Files: Hidden Object App Poster Image
age 8+
Movie tie-in has cute storylines and consumerism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2016)
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Gibby Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Wholesome but uninspired monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Adventures of Panda Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed cartoon with animal heroes in frequent danger.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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