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Costume Quest: Heroes on Holiday TV Poster Image
age 8+
Charming holiday-themed special promotes teamwork, kindness.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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My Adventures with Santa Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some potty humor, bullying in lame Christmas movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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TIME Immersive App Poster Image
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age 8+
Hit or miss AR experiences on an equally shaky platform.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Astronaut Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Pro-STEM empowerment tale has diverse characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Animal superheroes battle creepy plants in zany sci-fi tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(2019)
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Alien Superstar, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien navigates Hollywood in funny, fast-paced series start.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2019)
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Armstrong Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus TV Poster Image
age 8+
Alien, tween rivals match wits again over Earth's fate.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Astro Bears Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Bears in space need friends to reach their full potential.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Red Maze: 5 Worlds, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Galactic adventure keeps up the excitement and suspense.
By Alexis Siegel, Mark Siegel
(2019)
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Nintendo Labo Toy-Con VR Kit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cardboard crafting meets fun virtual reality experiences.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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JigSpace App Poster Image
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age 8+
Cool virtual models for learning; AR has limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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A Christmas in Royal Fashion Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Festive romance isn't original but promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Katamari Damacy Reroll Game Poster Image
age 8+
Classic puzzler remastered to roll up fun on new system.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Transformers Bumblebee Overdrive App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun arcade endless runner game for all Transformers fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated reindeer tale has nice messages but nasty bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Slappy's Haunted Christmas App Poster Image
age 8+
Poorly made movie tie-in offers little entertainment value.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring stories celebrate difference and bold vision.
By Ben Brooks
(2018)
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