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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Resogun Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Simple arcade shooter with light sci-fi violence, no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
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FTL: Faster Than Light App Poster Image
age 11+
Space-themed strategy game is difficult but rewarding.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Anomaly Defenders Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Axiom Verge Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Supergirl TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Strong female lead shoulders the weight of superhero series.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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Bravest Warriors TV Poster Image
age 11+
Goofy heroes time-travel, hilarity ensues in tween series.
Network: Cartoon Hangover, YouTube
(2012)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Crashlands App Poster Image
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age 11+
Enormous crafting RPG with goofy humor and cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2016)
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Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Into the Breach Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deceptively complex strategy game vs. bugs rewards failure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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The Line Tender Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Story of loss explores life in and out of the ocean.
By Kate Allen
(2019)
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