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Destination Sol Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Space RPG packs redundant play, tricky controls.
Platforms: Linux, Windows
(2015)
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Gadgetarium App Poster Image
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age 8+
Interactive exploration of inventions inspires tinkerers.
Devices: iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Story Thieves, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
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Rise and Fall: Spirit Animals, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
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Child Genius TV Poster Image
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age 8+
High drama, remarkable skill in kids' intelligence contest.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
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Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Xploration Earth 2050 TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fascinating look at how technology may change the future.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm Book Poster Image
age 5+
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
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Perils of Man: Episode 1 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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Hidden Habitats TV Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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Classify It! App Poster Image
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age 8+
Great tool for building scientific classification skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Curiosity Machine Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Open-ended STEM challenges support innovative thinking.
URL: https://www.curiositymachine.org
(2014)
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The Fourteenth Goldfish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
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Adventure Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Pro-earth animated tale with strong messages and some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
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Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor: Frank Einstein, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Scientific smarts and goofy humor are a winning experiment.
By Jon Scieszka
(2014)
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Galaxy's Most Wanted, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
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Poached: FunJungle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging zoo sequel blends smarts, pranks, and animal facts.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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Annedroids TV Poster Image
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age 5+
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2013)
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