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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great strategy goes sci-fi with complex yet familiar entry.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Changeling: The Oddmire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Delightfully scary, funny, magical series start.
By William Ritter
(2019)
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Where's Waldo? (2019) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Reboot of iconic puzzler teaches culture, problem solving.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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The Beasts of Grimheart: Longburrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave rabbits, allies battle monsters in thrilling episode.
By Kieran Larwood
(2019)
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Swipe Right for Murder Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen takes on terrorists in page-turning LGBTQ thriller.
By Derek Milman
(2019)
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Game Poster Image
age 14+
Comic book action returns with new focus on teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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Andy’s Prehistoric Adventures TV Poster Image
age 5+
Time-traveling host learns about creatures of the past.
Network: Xfinity
(2016)
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Andy's Dinosaur Adventures TV Poster Image
age 5+
Dinosaur adventures are fun but have some scary moments.
Network: Xfinity
(2014)
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Andy's Secret Hideout TV Poster Image
age 4+
Mild animal series for preschoolers has crafts, critters.
Network: Xfinity
(2017)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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All the Greys on Greene Street Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl copes with mom's depression in colorful '80s mystery.
By Laura Tucker
(2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Loony library game is all about fiction -- and empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
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T.O.T.S. TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Determined bird friends succeed by challenging stereotypes.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
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From Core to Sun Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu about runner's bid for world record.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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You Made Me a Dad Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet story honors emotions and experiences of fatherhood.
By Laurenne Sala
(2019)
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How to Read a Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dazzling look at the joy and discovery of reading.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Bushwhacked! TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Australian adventure show highlights cultures, cool animals.
Network: Kids Central, Kidstream
(2012)
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