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Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Cardaclysm Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Success is all in the cards in turn-based strategy game.
Platforms: Windows
(2021)
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Persona 5 Strikers Game Poster Image
age 16+
Spin-off takes the Thieves on a fun hack and slash sequel.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2021)
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The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges: The Fowl Twins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel is full of wild characters and exciting exploits.
By Eoin Colfer
(2020)
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Blizzard Arcade Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
Classic violent games get range of remastered features.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium Game Poster Image
age 10+
Classic fighting crossover loses some punch with age.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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The Nightmare Thief, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking story examines mind control, blackmail.
By Nicole Lesperance
(2021)
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Freaky Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Over-the-top, foul-mouthed slasher comedy goes for the gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dragon Quest Tact App Poster Image
age 10+
Tactical battles, slow pace aid players' strategy in battle.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2021)
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Blue Fire Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Patience is a virtue in this 3D action platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful middle-grade mystery explores truth and honesty.
By David Levithan
(2021)
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Destruction AllStars Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun PS5 exclusive focuses on multiplayer vehicular combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 5
(2021)
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temtem Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun Pokemon clone has cute, colorful creatures, mild combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Windows
(2021)
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Tales from the Hinterland: The Hazel Wood, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Dark fairy tales feature young women in deadly jeopardy.
By Melissa Albert
(2021)
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Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy: The Chronicles of Never After, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively fairy tale romp explores adoption, bullying, magic.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2020)
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Genshin Impact App Poster Image
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age 10+
Visually stunning, intricate adventure experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Windows app
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky puzzle crossover is back for another round.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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Girl Giant and the Monkey King Book Poster Image
age 10+
Middle school girl uses trickster god's help in fun fantasy.
By Van Hoang
(2020)
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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Game Poster Image
age 10+
Nostalgic strategy series debut tactically soars on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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