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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Game Poster Image
age 14+
Streamlined tale successfully concludes vast trilogy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Unearthed TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Science and archeology show informative but a little dry.
Network: SCIENCE
(2016)
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First to the Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Outer Wilds Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Learn from your mistakes in time-twisted sci-fi adventure.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Game Poster Image
age 14+
Crafting adventure creates engaging, accessible gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Everybody's Golf VR Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun-to-play golf scores hole in one with VR debut.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Rival Stars Horse Racing App Poster Image
age 12+
All-ages horse racing sim is hardly the sport of kings.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Behind the Curve Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent, relevant docu about conspiracy theories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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XL Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny coming-of-age tale of self-esteem issues and bullies.
By Scott Brown
(2019)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Fitness Boxing Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Rhythmic fitness game packs a strong punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Command & Conquer Rivals App Poster Image
age 14+
Solid versus strategy crumbles under a pay-to-win mentality.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2018)
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The Jackbox Party Pack 5 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Odd, wacky party game features user-generated content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Terraforming Mars Game Poster Image
age 12+
Strategy game marred by faulty interface, connection issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Fahrenheit 451 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Soggy, violent adaptation of book-burning sci-fi classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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